Home > News > First-Ever Playboy Mansion Calendar Debuts • Bookmark   • Newsletters   • Register Search Options


First-Ever Playboy Mansion Calendar Debuts

First-Ever Playboy Mansion Calendar Debuts
Get XBIZ News
Jul 8, 2004 3:49 PM PDT    Text size: 
CHICAGO — Playboy said Thursday it is rolling out its first-ever swimsuit calendar photographed on the grounds of the Playboy Mansion in Beverly Hills.

Playboy Enterprises International Inc. and Modesto, Calif.-based John F. Turner Co. are teaming up efforts for the 16-month calendar, which retails at $15.99 and includes a 44-minute "Playmates at Play" DVD documentary.

The calendar features more than a dozen "Playmates” on the grounds of the 5.6-acre Playboy Mansion in Beverly Hills.

"The calendar reveals intimate locations at the Playboy Mansion of which most people only dream of getting a glimpse," John Turner, president of the novelty company that has a licensing deal with Playboy, told XBiz.

Turner said that the Playmates are photographed around the mansion’s pool, koi pond, bathhouse, front yard entrance, "jungle" walkway and grotto.

The Playmate line-up includes Hiromi Oshima (June 2004), Krista Kelly (April 2004), Sandra Hubby (March 2004), Marketa Janska (July 2003), Carmella DeCesare (April 2003), Pennelope Jimenez (March 2003), Serria Tawan (Nov. 2002), Teri Harrison (Oct. 2002), Christina Santiago (Aug. 2002 and “Playmate of the Year” 2003), Lauren Michelle Hill (Feb. 2001), Irina Voronina (Jan. 2001), Cara Wakelin (Nov. 1999) and Karen McDougal (Dec. 1997).

The calendar is available at select Borders, Waldenbooks, Barnes & Noble, Calendar Club and Spencer Gifts. It will also be available on line at John F. Turner Co.’s website. John F. Turner's other licensees include such properties as Pamela Anderson, Anna Kournikova, E! Entertainment's Wild On, the NFL, Major League Baseball, the NBA, the MLS and the NHL.

Chicago-based Playboy has more than 1,500 branded products sold in more than 125 countries. Global retail sales from the licensing division reached nearly $350 million in 2003.

Although shares of Playboy are down 29 percent in 2004 even though the company is having arguably its best year since undergoing a major corporate restructuring in 1998.

Wall Street analysts predict that the company will report a full-year profit in 2004, the first since it began diversifying from a business focused predominately on magazine publishing to one that emphasized Internet, television and licensing businesses.

The company saw its first-quarter net income nearly triple on revenue growth.

More ways to get XBIZ News:  RSS Feeds  |  E-Newsletters  |  Desktop Widget  |  Mobile
Looking for porn star news and behind-the-scene videos? Check out XFANZ.com !


Dissecting an $11.9M Affiliate Marketing Judgment

The Federal Trade Commission scored another major win in early October when the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling, requiring LeadClick Media LLC to pay an $11.9 million award. The... More »

Legal Protection for Amateur Shoots

Any adult industry professional who creates video content with actual first-time amateurs will come to an early knowledge that later performer regret is commonplace. Recognized performers who regularly... More »

Legal Options to Address Pirated Cam Performances

Many webcam performers have experienced a new trend in online piracy — the illegal recording and publication of live webcam performances. The “business model” is disturbingly simple:... More »
Stay informed of the latest industry developments. Get XBIZ newsletters delivered to your inbox. Subscribe today!
Enter email address:

* To manage existing subscriptions click here.

Submit your press release to
multiple news outlets with 1 click.
Subscribe to RSS news feeds or
add free content to your website.
Access XBIZ news and articles
with your mobile device.
Subscribe to XBIZ Premiere magazine, the industry's leading adult retail trade publications, delivering the most timely and comprehensive business news and information to producers and retailers of adult products.


XBIZ 2017

Jan 09 - Jan 13
Hollywood, CA

XBIZ Awards 2017

Jan 12 - Jan 12
Los Angeles, CA

ANME Founders Show

Jan 14 - Jan 15
Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport

Everything To Do With Sex Show

Jan 20 - Jan 22
Montréal, Québec
Everyday thousands of business professionals browse XBIZ's industry directory for quality products and services. Not listed yet? Your company could be losing potential new business. Submit your company today!
Use XBIZ RSS feeds to stay informed of the latest industry developments or as a content syndication tool for your website!