‘Skins’ Ratings Plunge On Second Episode

NEW YORK — The audience for MTV’s racy teen drama “Skins” plunged to 1.6 million Monday night, a drop-off of more than half from its premiere a week earlier, according to Nielsen Co. ratings.The viewer slump may signal a triumph for th…

NEW YORK — The audience for MTV’s racy teen drama “Skins” plunged to 1.6 million Monday night, a drop-off of more than half from its premiere a week earlier, according to Nielsen Co. ratings.

The viewer slump may signal a triumph for the Parents Television Council, a watchdog group that had blasted the series’ content and accused MTV of aiming the show at underage viewers.

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