What on earth will they make of the outrageous, honest and buoyant kids when compared to the groomed kids of The OC or Gossip Girl?
Hopefully it will be a wake up call on depicting teenagers as true teenagers, not just young adults with adult values. But it will also push a lot of buttons for its use of sex, drugs and rock & roll. At least on cable it has a lot more leeway.
The series will air in a 9pm timeslot from August 13.
The second series of Skins airs at 10pm Mondays on SBS (although it’s resting for 2 weeks during the Tour de France cycling -back July 21).
Producers have also indicated all but one of the current cast will be replaced for the third series.
Source: Futon Critic