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Adam & Eve Pictures Earns a Multitude of XBIZ Nominations including Studio of the Year

“Adventures with the Baumgartners”, “Bad Babes” and “Agent 69” Receive Honors!


LOS ANGELES (November 20, 2017)Adam & Eve has earned a whopping 31 XBIZ Awards nominations including Studio of the Year along with nine nominations for the erotic comedy “Bad Babes,” eight nominations for its acclaimed government spy drama “Agent 69,” and four nominations for “Adventures with the Baumgartners.”

Also earning Director of the Year – Feature Release nominations were “Baumgartners” director Kay Brandt and “Agent 69” director Jay Allan.

The XBIZ Awards recognize excellence in the adult entertainment industry each year, honoring a variety of artists, filmmakers, and studios for outstanding achievement. The XBIZ Awards will be held on Thursday, Jan. 18 at the Grand JW Marriott Los Angeles, 900 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015, in Downtown Los Angeles.

“We would like to thank XBIZ for this recognition,” said Rachel Vigneaux, Adam & Eve’s Executive Producer. “We are very thankful to our creative teams for their work on our ‘Agent 69,’ ‘Bad Babes,’ and ‘Adventures with the Baumgartners’!

Voting for the 2017 XBIZ Awards is underway for industry members through November 30. To vote click here.

“Bad Babes” led Adam & Eve’s nominations with nine nods for Comedy Release of the Year, Best Actress for Katie Morgan, Best Actor – Comedy Release for Ryan Ryder, Best Supporting Actress for Kat Dior and Best Supporting Actor for Seth Gamble. It also earned two nominations for Best Sex Scene – Comedy for scenes starring Adriana Chechik and Ryan Ryder, as well as a scene starring Kat Dior and Moe “The Monster Johnson.”

Adam & Eve’s “Agent 69,’ written and directed by veteran filmmaker Jay Allen was nominated for Feature of the Year, along with Best actress nomination for Eva Lovia as well as Best Sex Scene – Feature Release for a scene featuring Honey Gold and Mick Blue.

It was followed by “Adventures with the Baumgartners” which received nominations for Couples-Themed Release of the Year, Director of the Year – Feature Release for Kay Brandt, Best Actress – Couples-Themed Release for AJ Applegate and Best Sex Scene – Couples-Themed Release for Anikka Albrite and Edyn Blair.

Other nominations included:

“Agent 69”

Best Cinematography

Best Art Direction

Best Music

Best Editing

“Asian Yoga Retreat”

Asian-Themed Release of the Year

All-Sex Release of the Year

“Hollywood Hills Hijinx”

All Sex Release of the Year

Best Sex Scene – All Sex Release – Kristen Scott, Alex Davis, and Rob Carpenter

Director of the Year – Feature Release – Jay Allan

“The Luck of the Draw”

Couples-Themed Release of the Year

“Love on the Line”

Couples-Themed Release of the Year

Adam & Eve Pictures, which is the production company behind some of the adult industry’s all-time best selling films, was honored with an XBIZ nomination for Studio of the Year. It’s new initiative developing adult films based on erotic books such as the “Baumgartner” series and last September’s highly successful feature “Naked” based upon Brandt’s published novel supports Adam & Eve’s innovative approach to erotic filmmaking.

On the retail side, Adam & Eve Stores were nominated for Retailer of the Year Chain and Progressive Retailer of the Year, while the company’s flagship site was nominated for Online Retailer of the Year - Full Range. The male-centric site earned Online Retailer of the Year - Specialty nomination.

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About Adam & Eve:

Adam & Eve is the nation’s largest marketer of adult products with millions of satisfied customers in the United States and all over the world. Founded in 1971, Adam & Eve is also one of the oldest names in the rapidly evolving adult industry. Adam & Eve is the flagship company of PHE, Inc. While Adam & Eve caters to a general audience, PHE also owns several smaller companies that focus on meeting customers’ special needs. For instance, Adam & Eve Pictures produces original titles with some of the biggest names in the adult industry. They are responsible for the award-winning movies “Pirates,” “Rawhide,” and many others. For more information, visit

About the XBIZ Awards:

A star-studded red carpet affair that hosts a who’s who from the business of sex, the XBIZ Awards is the adult industry’s biggest night and most prestigious symbol of success. The annual gala recognizes outstanding excellence across every facet of the multibillion-dollar business, including movie production, pleasure products, technology, and retail. Since its inception, top personalities from the world of erotica have played host to the event, including Jenna Jameson, Tera Patrick, Jesse Jane, Jessica Drake, Kayden Kross and James Deen. Attracting international media coverage, the XBIZ Awards show has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, CNBC, TIME, Cosmopolitan, New York Magazine, Huffington Post and The Daily Beast, among others. For more information, visit


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