'The Playboy Club': PTC still hasn't seen it, still against it


Controversy surrounding the upcoming NBC show "The Playboy Club" continues hop up as the Parents Television Council has exhorted NBC affiliates to pull the program. In a letter dated July 25, PTC President Tim Winter told stations, "[I] urge you ... to preempt the program in your community" citing concerns over potential salacious content. The letter also states "NBC is breaking the law with this show," that according to the Pink Cross Foundation, a faith-based organization for former pornography industry employees.The show, which features Amber Heard, Naturi Naughton and Laura Benanti, focuses on the lives of the famed Bunnies as well as clientele of the original Playboy Club in 1960s. The Playboy Club was a nightclub started by Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner in its then headquarters of Chicago.When discussing PTC's unease, Director of Communications and Public Education Melissa Henson acknowledged neither she nor anyone at the PTC has seen anything of the show beyond...



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