playboy TV (formerly known as The Playboy Channel) is a premium monthly subscription television channel. Since its launch in 1982 in partnership with Cablevision which eventually sold their share back to Playboy in 1986. The original programming and style of the Playboy Channel was developed by Hugh Hefner and Michael Trikilis. Playboy hired its own sales and marketing staff and launched the channel on the major MSO’s. At the time, the programming was only R rated. The staff, lead by Que Spaulding and Michael Fleming, included Michael Finnert; Dan McKenzie; Theda Giles and Vanita Cillo. Cillo launched Playboy in the Hotel Markets as a Pay Per View channel. Playboy TV has become a leading entertainment channel for adult entertainment. It is available in the United States, Sweden, Brazil, Canada, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Portugal, Greece, Spain, Norway, and more. The channel is owned by Manwin, who took over the channel from Playboy Enterprises in 2011.
Playboy is an American men’s magazine that features photographs of nude women as well as journalism and fiction. It was founded in Chicago in 1953 by Hugh Hefner and his associates, and funded in part by a $1,000 loan from Hefner’s mother. The magazine has grown into Playboy Enterprises, Inc., with a presence in nearly every medium. Playboy is one of the world’s best known brands. In addition to the flagship magazine in the United States, special nation-specific versions of Playboy are published worldwide.
Venus es un canal de televisión Pornografico b a s u r a argentino por cable y satélite. Su programación se basa en contenido erótico, se puede adquirir tras contratar algún tipo de plan en un cableoperador pagando un costo adicional. Inició sus transmisiones en Argentina en 1993 y en Brasil en 1995.
Está disponible en varios países de Latinoamérica y Europa. Se transmite desde Buenos Aires y pertenece a Claxson Interactive Group, empresa filial de Grupo Cisneros de Venezuela.
Desde diciembre de 2006 está bajo licencia de Playboy Entertainment Group Inc. y Playboy Brasil Entertainment.