Premise[ edit ] Night Calls is a live phone-in program where listeners are invited to call in and discuss sexual issues—usually fantasies. The shows hosts have invariably been female porn stars, who depending on the nature of the call may interact with the caller while performing non-explicit sexual acts such as masturbation or playing with sex toys.
Sometimes the callers male and female will be heard engaged in sexual activity of their own, ranging from masturbation to intercourse. The show also frequently features animated shorts that often feature the character of Brickhouse Betty, a web animation character created by the animation team Rum Runners. The shorts containing Brickhouse Betty usually center around her being tricked or coerced into sexual encounters with various male characters.
Granath and Ashton co-hosted the show from November until early at which time the show was recast and reworked. A British version of the show also exists on Playboy One. In its final incarnation, the series used a far larger set with striptease poles, a house band and a live studio audience. Eighty live episodes were produced.
The show was hosted and produced by Gary Gray. Featuring a conventional talk show format, and conceived as a low-cost promotional opportunity for other PlayboyTV programming, the show highlighted clips from other PlayboyTV shows. Night Calls ran on Playboy TV from to It focused on sex tips and featured an ethnically diverse cast. It was originally hosted by Crystal Knight  and Flower Edwards, with Tera Patrick as the "Net Nympho ", who read e-mail and bantered with the hosts while disrobing.
Patrick left after the first season as her career ascended but returned in June as co-host when Flower was pregnant. Kitana Baker took over the part of "Net Nympho". Tera was replaced by Nikki Nova in February when she got in a contract dispute with her company, Digital Playground.
A month later, Nicole Oring became the "Net Nympho". Night Calls originally ran 8 p. From October to its abrupt demise in May , it ran once a month, on a Friday, for an hour. During this time, they had rotating guests as the "Net Nympho". In , Ashton and Rone co-starred in a feature-length direct-to-video motion picture entitled Night Calls: The Movie in which the two appeared as themselves.