Fuse Launches New Music Video Show With the Premiere of Hip-Hop Confidential

Premieres Monday, June 6 at 8:30PM (ET)

New York, NY June 2, 2005Fuse,, the nation’s only viewer-driven, all-music network, has got it on lock with the launch of Hip-Hop Confidential – a new daily music video flow show that dishes dirt on today’s hottest acts – which will premiere on June 6th at 8:30PM (ET).

Already a must-stop for Hip-Hop artists including 50 Cent, Beyonce, Fat Joe, Jadakiss, The Game and Young Gunz, Fuse continues the tradition with a new series dedicated to Hip-Hop and R&B. Hosted by Fuse VJ Marianela, Hip-Hop Confidential not only features today’s hottest videos from platinum status veterans to those hungry artists still on the come up, but this new music video flow show also hits you with a daily dose of what your favorite Hip-Hop and R&B artists are up to. From tour announcements and new album releases to the latest celebrity clothing lines and couples on the skids, word is out that VJ Marianela can hook you up with what the streets are talking about.

“For the Fuse generation, Hip-Hop is one of the most powerful movements in musical expression and speaks to our audience of music lovers in a uniquely personal and impactful way,” commented Robert Weiss, Head of Entertainment for Fuse. “The addition of Hip-Hop Confidential brings the best of Hip-Hop and R&B to Fuse everyday and continues our commitment to put the music back into music television.”

Hip-Hop Confidential viewers can also logo onto www.fuse.tv to learn more about their favorite Hip-Hop artists through the Fuse Artists DirectoryHip-Hop Confidential will air every Monday – Friday from 8:30 – 9PM ET (encores Monday – Friday at 1:30 AM ET).The premiere episode airs on June 6th and will feature videos from 50 Cent, T.I., Amerie and Wu-Tang Clan. In-studio guests are slated to start appearing in late June/early July.

Fuse, a network of Cablevision Systems Corporation, is the nation’s only all-music, viewer-influenced television network, featuring music videos, exclusive artist interviews, live concerts and specials — all rooted in the music experience. Fuse reflects the rapidly changing interests and attitudes of its 12-34 year-old audience by uniting the media platforms that are at the center of their communication and entertainment – TV, online, and interactive games – and by incorporating their opinions and suggestions into its on-air and online programming. More information about Fuse is available at www.fuse.tv.


Cablevision Systems Corporation is one of the nation’s leading entertainment, media and telecommunications companies. In addition to its broadband, cable, Internet, telephone and satellite television offerings, the company owns and operates Rainbow Media Holdings LLC and its networks; Madison Square Garden and its teams; and, Clearview Cinemas. In addition, Cablevision operates New York’s famed Radio City Music Hall. Additional information about Cablevision Systems Corporation is available on the Web at www.cablevision.com.

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