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Exclusive: Smallville's Cassidy Freeman to Recur on The Playboy Club

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We know how Cassidy Freeman will be passing the days waiting to learn the fate of her and Katee Sackhoff’s A&E pilot, Longmire — by spending some time at NBC’s The Playboy Club.

TVLine has learned exclusively that the Smallville alumna has booked the recurring role of … READ MORE


First Look: NBC Unveils Key Art For Playboy Club, Grimm, Prime Suspect, Whitney and More!

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Coming soon to a billboard near you: NBC’s new fall campaign!

Here’s a sneak peek at the key art for NBC’s freshman crop, including The Playboy Club, Free Agents, Up All Night, Grimm, Prime Suspect and Whitney. READ MORE & VIEW IMAGES


Scoop: NBC's Playboy Club Casts Eddie Cibrian's 'Brother'

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THE PLAYBOY CLUB -- Season: Pilot -- Pictured: Eddie Cibrian as Nick -- Photo by John Russo/NBC

In addition to ample T&A, NBC’s The Playboy Club will also offer up a bit of “Cain and Abel,” by giving Nick Dalton, the semi-reformed mob mouthpiece played by Eddie Cibrian, an ersatz brother.

Series executive producer Chad Hodge tells TVLine that … READ MORE


NBC's Playboy Club: The Bare Facts About Hugh Hefner's Involvement

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When a show called The Playboy Club comes about, it’s a safe to assume that Hugh Hefner will be involved in some way, shape, or form. But to what extent will the boss of all things Bunny impart his wisdom on NBC’s sexy new drama (premiering Monday, Sept. 19)? The answer is: a little less than originally planned. READ MORE


Fall TV First Impression: The Bare Facts About The Playboy Club

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THE PLAYBOY CLUB -- Pilot Episode -- Pictured:  (l-r) Amber Heard as Maureen, Naturi Naughton as Brenda, Leah Renee as Alice -- Photo by: Matt Dinerstein/NBC

The broadcast networks have more than 30 shows debuting this fall, including Charlie’s reborn Angels, homecomings for Sarah Michelle Gellar and Rachel Bilson, two series set in the ’60s, and one case of bolder time travel — to the days of dinosaurs. To help you prep for fall, TVLine is offering First Impressions based on the not-for-review pilots. First up… READ MORE


TVLine Items: True Blood Hunk Gets Collar'd, Voice Tour A Go, Lost Reunion and More!

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Remember that White Collar villain teased in Ask Ausiello a few weeks back? Well, the USA Network dramedy has found said baddie, and it’s none other than …READ MORE


TVLine Items: Baddies Fill New Bachelor Pad, Dempsey Talks Grey's Fate, and More TV News

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ABC’s Bachelor Pad returns with its second season on August 8, and in addition to the buzzy and previoulsy reported reunion of hostile ex-lovahs Jake Pavelka and Vienna Girardi, a few fan-hated Bachelor and Bachelorette villains are getting in on the money-grubbing action. READ MORE


Fall TV Preview: Your Guide to What's New!

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The networks have unveiled their lineups for the 2011-12 TV season, and this is your “snapshot” guide to all of the shiny and new dramas, comedies and (not too many) reality series that will be coming your way. (For the short-term memory-deficient, cancellations can be found here.) CHECK OUT FALL’S NEW SHOWS!


Breaking: NBC Renews Parenthood, Orders Playboy Club, Grimm and Inception-Like Drama

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PARENTHOOD -- Season: 2 -- Pictured: (l-r) Mae Whitman as Amber Holt, Lauren Graham as Sarah Braverman, Miles Heizer as Drew Holt -- Photo by: Florian Schneider/NBC

Thus far, all the news coming out of NBC’s early upfronts activity is good. On the heels of reports that Chuck will be back for a fifth season, a source tells TVLine that Parenthood and Harry’s Law also have been renewed for the fall.

NBC — which on Wednesday ordered to series Prime Suspect, Smash and the comedies Up All Night and Whitney — also has greenlit another three new shows … READ MORE


Playboy Pilot's Nudity Clause Stirs Controversy

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NBC’s The Playboy Club is already perking up the rabbit ears of one watchdog group, long before the pilot might ever see the light of day.

The contract for actors on the series — which is set in 1963 at the Playboy Club in Chicago — includes a clause stipulating that “nudity as defined above and/or simulated sex acts” may be required … READ MORE