MTV Cancels Skins

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Put your clothes back on. 

MTV has cancelled its racy teen drama Skins.

The show premiered in January to 3.3 million viewers, but lost half of its viewership by the second episode, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

The controversial, sexually-explicit show was based on the United Kingdom's version of the show that premiered in 2007. 

"Skins is a global television phenomenon that, unfortunately, didn't connect with a U.S. audience as much as we had hoped," an MTV rep said in a statement. "We admire the work that the series' creator Bryan Elsley did in adapting the show for MTV, and appreciate the core audience that embraced it."