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Girls Next Level

Girls Next Level

Take a trip back to the early 2000's with Holly Madison and Bridget Marquardt, the stars of the E! network's iconic reality show The Girls Next Door. Each week, the girls take you inside the gates of the Playboy Mansion and behind the scenes of the hit show to break down what was real and what was fake. From the wild parties, the backstabbing drama, lifelong friendships and complicated relationships . . . it's here every Monday with a brand new episode of Girls Next Level.


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Ep 108: The First Episode of Girls Next Door! "Meet the Girls"

We're finally at an actual Girls Next Door episode! Holly and Bridget take a deep dive into Episode 1, "Meet the Girls," and detail how their characters were crafted, what was deliberately left out of the show, how they got screwed over in the edits and how Holly and Kendra were pitted against each other from the beginning. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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Ep 107: Your Burning Questions!

The girls get vulnerable this week and answer your most burning questions! From questions about why Hef had to pay rent to "Mean Girl" run-ins to all the sex questions . . . the girls give you everything you need to know before we get into episode 1! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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Ep 106: The Unaired Pilot: "Hef's World"

Holly and Bridget discuss the origins of The Girls Next Door and the different iterations the show went through before becoming the program it would ultimately be. The series' unaired pilot episode was titled Hef's World, and was quite different from the series we would come to know and love. The girls share the behind the scenes of the pilot, details from a sex toy "Tupperware" party and what NOT to use as lube. Where to see the first half of the pilot while you can . . . Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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Ep 105: Lies and Goodbyes

In this episode, we get into what finally happened to transform Hef's "Party Posse" (as he called it) down from a group of seven women to three. Holly and Bridget piece together their memories to give us what really happened that changed the group. Next comes the story of how they met the third Girl Next Door, Kendra; and Holly and Bridget address the things Kendra said about them in her 2010 memoir. If you want to watch the unaired Girls Next Door pilot in time for next week's episode, you can find it on the Girls Next Door season 1 DVD set or catch the first part of the pilot here on YouTube while it's still up: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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Ep 104: The Mean Girls Era

In this episode, Holly and Bridget talk about what it was like living with so many different women at the Playboy mansion in the early 2000's. The competition was fierce, the claws were out and no one was safe! The girls give you all the dirt on why they call life at the mansion in 2002-2004 the "Mean Girls" era. Why did everyone hate each other so much? Bridget and Holly try to get to the bottom of it while setting the record straight on the rumors and spilling the tea on the escort ring, selling "tickets" to Playboy parties and what a typical day in their lives was like before Girls Next door started filming. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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Ep 103: Rules of the House

Was life inside the Playboy mansion paradise, cult-like, a deal with the devil or a little of all three? What were all the rules, regulations and restrictions involved in becoming one of Hef's girlfriends? In this episode, Holly and Bridget get into being on MTV Cribs, collecting their allowance, which parts of their life felt like a job and just how many girls were vying to move into the mansion. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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Ep 101: The Prequel: Getting Naked

Before we get into the Girls Next Door episodes, we have to give you guys a prequel! Holly and Bridget start at the very beginning, doing a deep dive into why becoming a centerfold would appeal to a small town girl, describing what it was like posing nude for the first time and dishing all the dirt about their first visits to the mansion.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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Ep 102: In the Bedroom . . .

In this episode, Holly and Bridget tell all about their first nights in the bedroom and what really went on upstairs at the Playboy mansion. The girls discuss moving to LA, auditions, what Hollywood's hottest nightclubs were like in the 2000's and how much you have to drink to be brave enough to walk through that bedroom door. The girls don't hold back when it comes to spilling all the bedroom details and discussing all the complicated emotions that come with it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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Introducing: Girls Next Level

Girls Next Level premieres on August 22, 2022! Follow or subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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