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fuse Fangoria Chainsaw Awards Winners Announced

Award Honors Best in Horror-Themed Cinema, Music & Television

Televised Event Will Premiere Exclusively On fuse
Sunday, October 22nd at 10pm ET

LOS ANGELES, CA, October 16, 2006 – The winners were announced last night as Jamie Kennedy hosted the first ever televised "fuse Fangoria Chainsaw Awards" from the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles.

The night's festivities were kicked off by masked rockers Slipknot and a chainsaw-wielding Leatherface who presented the honor for "Most Thrilling Killing (Best Death Scene)" to SAW II's Emmanuelle Vaugier. The Red Hot Chili Pepper's Anthony Kiedis accepted the "Killer Video" award for "Dani California," while musician turned director, Rob Zombie walked away with "Killer Movie" for THE DEVIL'S REJECTS.

THE HILLS HAVE EYES was the big winner of the evening in the movie categories, earning accolades for "Looks That Kill (Best Makeup)" and "Bloodiest Beatdown." Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick of THE OMEN was honored as horror's "Creepiest Kid," while Jared Leto of 30 Seconds to Mars got the nod for "Prince of Darkness (Darkest Male in a Music Video)." "Masters of Horror" picked up the "Killer Television Award."

30 Seconds to Mars, Chingy and Avenged Sevenfold all performed live during the two-hour event. Award presenters included Robert "Freddy Kruger" Englund, Avril Lavigne, Jada Pinkett Smith and her band Wicked Wisdom, KORN's Jonathan Davis, Linkin Park, Sum 41, Fall Out Boy, Samaire Armstrong, Brande Roderick, Regina Hall, Jenna Jameson and "The Girls Next Door."

Winners List
Killer Movie:
THE DEVIL'S REJECTS

Most Thrilling Killing (Best Death Scene):
Emmanuelle Vaugier, SAW II

Relationship from Hell (Best Couple or Duo):
Bill Moseley and Sheri Moon Zombie, THE DEVIL'S REJECTS

Best Butcher (Villain):
Tobin Bell, SAW II

Creepiest Kid:
Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick, THE OMEN

Bloodiest Beatdown:

Michael Bailey Smith, THE HILLS HAVE EYES

Best with Less (limited release or budget):
ZOMBIE HONEYMOON

Looks That Kill (Best Makeup):
THE HILLS HAVE EYES

Killer Television:
"Masters of Horror"

Killer Video:
Red Hot Chili Pepper's "Dani California"

Best Video Inspired by a Movie:
30 Seconds to Mars, "The Kill"

Prince of Darkness (darkest male in a music video):
Jared Leto, 30 Seconds to Mars

Femme Fatale (most evil female in music video):
Avenged Sevenfold, "Beast and The Harlot"

The fuse Fangoria Chainsaw Awards will premiere Sunday, October 22 on fuse, with a half-hour "black carpet" arrivals pre-show at 9:30 PM (ET), followed by the two-hour long awards event at 10 PM.

About fuse
fuse is the nation's only viewer-influenced, music television network, featuring music videos, exclusive artist interviews, live concerts, series and specials. fuse reflects the rapidly changing interests and attitudes of its 12-34 year-old audience by uniting the media platforms at the center of their communication and entertainment – TV, Web, mobile technologies and interactive gaming and by incorporating their opinions and suggestions into the network's on-air and online programming. More information about fuse is available at www.fuse.tv.

About Fangoria:
Fangoria Entertainment owns and operates the renowned monthly horror publication Fangoria Magazine and the horror genre's #1 online destination Fangoria.com. Fangoria Entertainment also produces the popular weekly 3-hour live radio show FANGORIA RADIO airing Friday nights on Sirius Satellite Radio, hosted by renowned heavy metal frontman for Twisted Sister and horror film producer-actor Dee Snider with celebrated Scream Queen and radio veteran Debbie Rochon serving as Snider's sidekick. Established in May 1979, Fangoria Magazine and Website rank as America's #1 source for horror news and entertainment. Both the magazine and the website remain the most sought-after source of movies, videogames, television series, books and toys that comprise the burgeoning world of horror entertainment. Fangoria TV produced acclaimed High Definition broadcasts of the NY Village Halloween Parade in 2004 & 2005. Fangoria Entertainment is also a prime producer of horror conventions held throughout the year in major cities nationwide. In addition, the Fangoria video label is home to a collection of contemporary horror film titles in distribution on DVD and VHS.

About Rainbow Media Holdings LLC
Rainbow Media Holdings LLC is a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC). Rainbow Media creates and manages some of the country's most compelling and dynamic entertainment brands including popular national and regional television channels AMC, fuse, The Independent Film Channel (IFC), WE tv, and two FSN affiliated regional sports networks managed by Rainbow Sports Networks. The company also manages Mag Rack and sportskool, two original on-demand networks; VOOM HD Networks, the largest and most diverse suite of high definition channels available anywhere; IFC Entertainment, its film distribution, production and exhibition division; Rainbow Advertising Sales Corporation, its advertising sales division; and Rainbow Network Communications, its full service network programming origination and distribution company.

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