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NEW PROTEST LAUNCHED AGAINST NBC’S THE PLAYBOY CLUB

August 12, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

The 49-year-old interfaith Morality in Media has launched a three-pronged attack on NBC’s upcoming The Playboy Club — targeting advertisers, the network, and the network’s affiliates. The group issued a statement on Thursday saying that it has sent letters to NBC’s top advertisers asking them to use their influence to stop NBC from airing the […]

NBC PROGRAMMERS DO THE BUNNY HOP

August 2, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC’s upcoming The Playboy Club is not nearly so controversial as its critics say it is, the show’s producers maintained on Monday. Responding to claims by the conservativeParents Television Council that the series promotes pornography and by feminists that it objectifies women, executive producer Ian Biederman said that the Playboy Bunnies appearing in the series […]

NBC STATION REFUSES TO AIR THE PLAYBOY CLUB

June 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC’s upcoming new drama The Playboy Club may not feature any of the soft porn presented in Hugh Hefner’s legendary magazine. Indeed, it may not be any racier than any number of crime dramas airing on network television. (It’s set in Hefner’s Chicago night club during the 1960s.) But a Salt Lake City television station, […]