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Hitting Newsstands September 15, The First Issue—‘ET: Before They Were Famous’—Kicks Off A Series of Collectible Magazines

September 15, 2015 (Los Angeles, CA) – ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT, the industry leader in celebrity news for three decades, launches a series of special edition magazines with its first, ET: Before They Were Famous, hitting newsstands today.  

Distributed by Topix Media Lab, each issue, will be a single-topic, collectible, 100-page, high-end glossy magazine that will cover celebrity photos, stories and commentary and will be sold at more than 50,000 newsstands nationwide and via and

ET: Before They Were Famous will take readers inside the early lives of their favorite celebrities and chronicle their journeys from virtual obscurity to superstardom. This collector's edition will go deep inside the ET proprietary archives to feature before-and-after star stories, childhood photos, embarrassing early jobs, young romances and much more. From Jennifer Garner's rise from high school nerd to movie star to Hugh Jackman's road from children's party clown to Wolverine, this issue will surprise and entertain like only ET can.

ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT is a multi-platform entertainment news brand, with a cross-screen portfolio that includes the #1 entertainment newsmagazine on television, averaging 5 million viewers daily, and the #1 outlet for entertainment news video online, delivering more than 75 million video views per month. is a top 10 entertainment news property, with 35 million unique visitors per month, while ET's social audience reaches more than 70 million US users monthly.

Produced and distributed by CBS Television Distribution, ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT is hosted by Nancy O'Dell and Kevin Frazier and executive produced by Brad Bessey. Nischelle Turner and Cameron Mathison are correspondents.

Topix Media Lab is a growing magazine- and book-publishing house in New York City. Creating nearly 100 high-end bookazines and trade books per year, in addition to ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT, the company's expanding list of brand partners includes Jack Hanna, Discovery Channel, Scientific American, Newsweek, CBS Networks, World Wrestling Entertainment and more. For more information, visit

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