The Playboy Club is a period drama about a time and place that challenged the social mores, where a visionary entrepreneur created an empire and an icon changed American culture.
It’s the early ’60s, and the legendary Playboy Club in Chicago is the door to all of your fantasies — and the key is the most sought-after status symbol of its kind. Inside the seductive world of the bunny, the epitome of beauty and service, the clientele rubs shoulders with the decade’s biggest mobsters, politicos and entertainers.
Nick Dalton (Eddie Cibrian) is one of the city’s top attorneys and the ultimate playboy, rubbing elbows with everyone in the city’s power structure. With mysterious ties to the mob, Nick comes to the aid of Maureen (Amber Heard), the stunning and innocent new bunny who accidentally kills the leader of the Bianchi crime family.
Dating Nick is Carol-Lynne (Laura Benanti), a bombshell and established star at the club who knows her days as a bunny are numbered and finds herself continually at odds with Billy (David Krumholtz, “Numb3rs”), the club’s general manager.
Adding to the charm of the Playboy club is Janie (Jenna Dewan Tatum), the carefree life of the party who is dating Max (Wes Ramsey, “CSI: Miami”), an overly protective bartender.
Amber Heard as Maureen
David Krumholtz as Billy Rosen
Eddie Cibrian as Nick Dalton
Jenna Dewan-Tatum as Janie
Laura Benanti as Carol-Lynne
Leah Renee as Alice
Naturi Naughton as Brenda
Wes Ramsey as Max
other cast info
Jeff Hephner as Nick Dalton (Originally Cast)
John Hoogenakker as Leo Bianchi
Sean Maher as Sean
key behind the scenes crew
Alan Taylor as Director of pilot
Brian Grazer as Executive Producer
Chad Hodge as Creator/Executive Producer
Dick Rosenzweig as Executive Producer
Francie Calfo as Executive Producer
Jason Burns as Executive Producer
9/19/11 – 10/3/11
network and production companies
NBC – 20th Century Fox Television – Imagine Television