Now Playing (magazine)

Now Playing was a short-lived entertainment magazine that focused on popular entertainment, including movies, television, music, DVDs, and games. It was published by the media conglomerate, starting life as a special section in Computer Games magazine in 2004. In April, 2005, Now Playing launched as a separate magazine.[1] The headquarters was in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.[2] It ceased publication in 2006 due to MySpace spam. Within a year, parent company was forced to shut down its other print titles as a result of an unfavorable ruling in a spam lawsuit.[3]

Now Playing
First issue2004
Final issue2006


  1. ^ "Announcement of Now Playing launch" at Stephan Paternot's website. April 12, 2005. Retrieved June 28, 2007.
  2. ^ "'s Now Playing Magazine Announces Advanced Content Partnership with AOL's RED Service". Business Wire. January 19, 2005. Retrieved February 23, 2016.
  3. ^ "Game Mags Gone Because of MySpace Spam?" March 13, 2007. Retrieved June 27, 2007.