The Playboy Club

"Playboy Club": A surprising comeback continues


A few years ago, with the Playboy empire in decline, no one would have expected this. Somehow, the creation of Hugh Hefner, 85, has made it back into the media spotlight.

"The Playboy Club" opens tonight on NBC, amid much buzz (good and bad) and wildly mixed reviews. Also, Playboy keeps showing up elsewhere. Here's the story I sent to papers:

By MIKE HUGHES

LOS ANGELES – Standing on the Playboy
Mansion grounds, John Salley seemed out of place.