Based in 1970s New York, this show gives a raw and gritty portayal of the prostitution business that was so publicly executed at that time. As a result of police crack-down, the characters are forced to venture towards relatively safer and more discrete forms of the same work.
1978. Pleasure Was a Business, And Business Was Booming
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Did You Know?
Candy and Harvey Wasserman's relationship was developed after Maggie Gyllenhaal and David Krumholtz enjoyed working with each other on set. The writers saw their rapport and incorporated it into the show. See more
Season 2 of the series takes place in 1977. But during the opening credits, a theater marquee advertises David Cronenberg's film "Scanners", which wasn't released until 1981. See more