The Playboy Club

  1. Backbeat: Bill Cosby Helms His Last Playboy Jazz Festival

    June 18, 2012 12:45 PM EDT Hugh Hefner, who just celebrated his 86th birthday, answers questions backstage. (Photo: Gail Mitchell) Wearing a white shirt emblazoned with the phrases "30 ½ years" on the back and "thank you" on the sleeves, comedian Bill Co ...

  2. Billboard Power 100: Robert Greenblatt

    January 27, 2012 10:00 AM EST No. 34 Robert Greenblatt President NBC Entertainment Twitter: @NBC Using Music To Revive A Network... Getting NBC out of the ratings cellar among the big four networks was the task assigned to Robert Greenblatt when he moved over from Showtime and ...

  3. Verve Music Group, 20th Century Fox TV Partner for 'Playboy Club' Downloads

    September 21, 2011 7:45 AM EDT Following in the footsteps of the short-lived drama American Dreams (2002 - 2005) and looking to replicate the screen-to-iPod sales savvy of Glee, Universal Music's Verve Music Group has partnered with 20th Century Fox Television and iTunes t ...

  4. Javier Colon, Raphael Saadiq, Colbie Caillat Join 'The Playboy Club'

    September 15, 2011 6:37 PM EDT Add the winner of NBC's "The Voice" to the list of contemporary musical acts portraying stars of the late 1950s and early '60s on NBC's "The Playboy Club." Javier Colon will portray Ray Charles in an upcoming epi ...

  5. NBC Announces Musical Mondays For Fall Line-Up

    May 16, 2011 7:20 AM EDT NBC is banking on musical Mondays this fall, reserving the 8 to 10 p.m. block for competitions and the 10 p.m. hour for "The Playboy Club." The new Broadway-themed "Smash" will take over the 10 p.m. slot at mid-season. Music wi ...

  6. Playboy Enterprises Sues Drake: Report

    June 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Playboy Enterprises is reportedly suing Drake over the sampling of a track on "Best I Ever Had." According to Rap Radar, the lawsuit accuses Drake, Cash Money Records and Universal Music Group of Copyright Infringement. The documents are ...

  7. Chick Corea, George Benson Line Up For Playboy Jazz Fest

    February 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST The Chick Corea Freedom Band, George Benson and the Manhattan Transfer are among the headliners for the 2010 Playboy Jazz Festival. Now in its 32nd year, the annual festival will be held June 12-13 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. Serving onc ...

  8. Playboy, Columbia House Forge Agreement

    June 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Deal covers direct-response DVD distribution. Playboy Entertainment Group and the Columbia House Co. have signed a direct-response distribution agreement for Playboy Home Entertainment's DVD titles. The three-year deal will see Columbia House ...