Fox has canceled "Skin," its highly publicized drama produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, after only three episodes.
The series, a Romeo-and-Juliet-style romance set against the backdrop of politics and pornography, premiered to low ratings despite heavy promotion during the baseball playoffs and World Series.
Back-to-back episodes of "The Next Joe Millionaire" will replace "Skin" on Mondays, and previously aired episodes of "The O.C." will air Thursdays at 9 p.m., where "Skin" repeats had been scheduled.
Meanwhile, CBS has pulled the plug on its 5-year-old comedy, "Becker," which starred Ted Danson. The series, nearly canceled last spring, will air into December.