Distressing news for celebrity weeklies: Mediaweek has obtained the ABC numbers, and the category appears to be leveling off. Newsstand sales growth has slowed and more titles have entered the fray, causing "saturation."
Bauer Entertainment Group publisher Bob Davidowitz acknowledged a "flattening out" of the category. He attributed slower sales across the category to a dearth of "earth-shattering" celebrity news this year.
You hear that, Tom Cruise? Show us that goddamn baby already. If we don't see Suri soon, Bonnie Fuller's going to be living in the back of a car, and it'll all be your fault.