The Parents Television Council is taking its anti-Skins crusade to a new level this week, urging members to contact their state attorneys general about it.

Specifically, the PTC alleges that the MTV show and the satellite providers that air it may be in violation of child pornography laws. Yes, we're serious.

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Skins creator Brian Elsley has a message for critics of the new MTV series, which he calls "a very serious attempt to get to the roots of young people's lives."

In a lengthy statement to MTV News, Elsley called Skins a "very simple and in fact rather old fashioned" show that isn't pushing the envelope for no reason.

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MTV's new show Skins is under considerable pressure from critics, as well as from some advertisers who are pulling out faster than ... you know what, forget it.

Wrigley's, General Motors and H&R Block are all bailing on Skins, the controversial new show that lost Taco Bell as a major sponsor already last week.

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The Parents Television Council should strongly consider closing up shop.

Just as telling kids they can't do something only makes them more intrigued, calling Skins "the most dangerous show for teens" is only going to drive up ratings!

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