Premiere Stops Publication

Premiere magazine will cease publication after its April issue hits stands but will live on in cyberspace, Jack Kliger, CEO of Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S., announced.

The magazine, launched in 1987, was best known for its serious examination of celebrities and entertainment news, as well as for its annual "Power List" of agents, execs and top stars. Editor-in-chief Peter Herbst will leave the company, and it’s not known how many staffers will be laid off, according to the .

The magazine will continue to provide daily Hollywood news, interviews and video trailers on its Web site,, and Premiere Mobile.