Kim Woods Promoted to Vice Presidemt AMC Networks, Western Region Ad Sales

NEW YORK, August 12, 2003 — AMC Networks Ad Sales, a division of Rainbow Advertising Sales Corporation, announced today the promotion of Kim Woods to Vice President, Western Region Ad Sales.

In her new role, Ms. Woods will be responsible for expansion of the West Coast sales markets for AMC Networks, which includes AMC and WE: Women's Entertainment. She will be based in Los Angeles and continue to report to Liz Koman, Senior Vice President, AMC Networks Ad Sales.

"Over the past year, Kim has been successful in building the Western Region ad sales division from the ground up and breaking into the movie studio category, with a talented and impressive sales team," said Ms. Koman. "Under Kim's leadership our new West Coast team has generated excellent results, which is essential for our continued sales growth."

Ms. Woods joined AMC Networks as Director, Western Region Ad Sales, in June 2002. Previously, Ms. Woods was Director, Integrated Sales & Marketing for Gemstar-TV Guide, where she was responsible for the management of integrated sales and marketing programs incorporating TV Guide Channel, Magazines, Online, and Interactive Program Guide.

About Rainbow Advertising Sales Corporation:
Formed in 1984, Rainbow Advertising Sales Corporation (RASCO), the advertising division of Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc., is now the cable industry's largest and most diverse advertising representation firm. With a staff of more than 180 sales professionals in 18 offices nationwide, RASCO manages eight divisions including: AMC Networks Ad Sales, Cablevision Ad Sales, Cablevision Integrated Sales, Fuse Ad Sales, MetroChannels Ad Sales, The New York Interconnect, News 12 Networks Ad Sales and Rainbow Direct.

About Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc.:

A leader in sports, news and entertainment programming, Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc. is a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE:CVC). Rainbow owns and manages national networks: AMC, Fuse, IFC (The Independent Film Channel) and WE: Women's Entertainment, as well as Mag Rack, a collection of on-demand video magazines. Rainbow's other businesses include its regional programming services — MetroChannels, News 12 Networks and Rainbow Sports Networks – in addition to the Rainbow Advertising Sales Corporation and Rainbow Network Communications. Rainbow is a 50 percent partner in Fox Sports Net.

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