Six hundred and thirteen women are represented, but there is one basic model. On top is the face of Shirley Temple; below is the body of Jayne Mansfield. We are now accustomed to seeing the two tendencies combined—witness Britney Spears—but when Hefner was a young man they still seemed like opposites. Hence the surprise and the popularity of Playboy. So he bought girlie pictures from a local calendar company, and he chose well. In his first issue, he ran a nude photograph that Marilyn Monroe, famous by , had posed for in , when she was not famous, and needed money.
These releases have been discontinued and are now out of print. They also re-released the first five seasons on the same day. In , Holly's World was initially given a third season that was due to begin filming in September,  however it was later confirmed the season had been canceled before the production had begun and that the series would not be returning. In , a new show titled Kendra on Top that would premiere on WE tv in the summer of was announced as a follow-up to Kendra. Reception[ edit ] The show was an instant hit for E! The second-season premiere was watched by 1. This later led to two more pictorials in September to celebrate the premiere of the second season and March celebrating them being voted fourth in Playboy's annual "Sexiest Celebrities" online poll.