Traffic to entertainment news sites saw a 5% uptick in September 2006, led by TMZ with 6.6 mln visitors (up 8%), followed by People with 5.6 mln visitors (up 18%). Most notable within this category was the 930% increase to Vanityfair.com, as people flocked to the site to see the first photos of Suri Cruise, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes? baby daughter. Lions Gate Entertainment Web property represented the biggest overall gainer for September 2006 with a 565% increase in traffic to 6.6 mln visitors, driven primarily by traffic to www.hardcandymovie.com.
|Top-growing sites in September 2006|
|Audience, 000||Aug 2006||Sep 2006||Growth||Rank|
|Total Internet Population||173,407||173,428||0%||N/A|
|Lions Gate Entertainment||986||6,564||565%||139|
|Mezi Media Sites||3,364||4,955||47%||180|