|Area of Expertise||Entertainment culture|
|First edition||February 16, 1990|
|Frequency of publication||weekly|
|Sold edition||1.8 million copies|
Entertainment Weekly is a weekly US magazine . The entertainment magazine is published by the US company Time Inc. , which is part of the Time Warner group. The magazine's topics include film, television, music, Broadway theater, books, and pop culture.
With 1.8 million copies, it is by far the highest-circulation film magazine in the world. It is followed by Empire with 123,000 copies , The Hollywood Reporter with 72,000 copies and Variety with 54,000 copies .
The first issue appeared on February 16, 1990. The concept of the magazine was developed by Jeff Jarvis . It was founded by David Morris, who was also editor until 2007.
The issue of October 5, 2012 came with a simple smartphone, disassembled but functional, as the thick side of the magazine.
- Alex Alvarez: Flashback: Jeff Jarvis' Revealing And Hand Typed Entertainment Weekly Pitch From 1988. February 8, 2011, accessed September 6, 2011 (English).
- Erik Sass: Mag Bag: Conde Nast Joins ABC Rapid Report. In: MediaDailyNews. October 26, 2007, accessed May 17, 2016 .
- There Really Is a Smartphone Inside 'EW Magazine'. In: mashable.com. Retrieved October 10, 2012 .