NOFX, Joan Jett, fuse VJ Steven Smith and More Surprises Equals Warped Wednesdays Only on fuse Beginning June 21!

Tune in June 21 -August 23 from 11am-3pm for Must-Watch Warped Wednesday

New York, NY (June 12, 2006) … Better set your TiVo immediately – for the fourth consecutive year, fuse, the nation's only viewer-influenced, music television network will once again be your primary portal for all things Warped. The network is proud to announce its exclusive, multi-cast partnership with the 2006 Vans Warped Tour®, and we promise you won't be able to pull yourself away from your television sets, computers or mobile phones. With an all-access pass to the summer's premiere festival dedicated to alternative music and the punk n' roll lifestyle; fuse is a fan's dream come true.

"Warped Wednesday," a four hour block of music, interviews and more, officially kicks off on June 21 at 11am. fuse's very own VJ Steven Smith will not only have a presence throughout the tour, but unadulterated access to bands on stage, on the bus, in the catering tent and a seat at Fat Mike's legendary poker game.

"Warped is summer camp for fuse and fans," commented fuse VJ Steven Smith. "It's the longest running tour in history, bringing the power of rock and roll to the kids and my ass will be out there on its front lines. Steven's Untitled Rock Show's mission is to uncover amazing new artists while supporting friends like The Bouncing Souls, Paramore, From Autumn to Ashes, NOFX, Thursday, and f-in Joan Jett!"

A self-proclaimed professional fan, fuse VJ Steven Smith, host of "Steven's Untitled Rock Show," has helped break many of the bands featured on his show. Steven will be out in full force beginning June 21 through June 25 interviewing bands, signing autographs, and rubbing elbows with fans in the fuse lounge/booth. Beginning June 21 Less Than Jake's lead singer, Chris will be checking in Monday – Thursday at 5pm (ET) during "Daily Download," with his very own "Road Report" – unveiling a band's eye view of everything from the daily line up to many of the backstage antics that are unfolding during the 2006 tour.

Viewers who miss "Warped Wednesday" can catch up during fuse's "Warped Weekends," the network's eight-hour marathon of Warped content slated for the weekends of July 8, July 22 and August 5. In addition, popular network series "Tattoo Stories" and "F-List" will feature special Warped episodes.

But that's not all folks, the network's kick-arse website, , will provide rabid fans with the real "inside poop" on Warped. The site will feature live chat from 11am – 3pm ET, daily video diaries from fuse's Warped correspondents, a brand new, user-generated photo blog where fans can upload videos, and other Warped-related content including "Hottest Chicks and Dudes" at the festival, in addition to up-to-date message boards and video clips from fuse's "Warped Wednesday" programming. Web and mobile users can also access fuse's popular TXT TV applications to send comments that have the possibility of running on-air during the "Warped Wednesday" programming block. Select "Warped Wednesday" content and extras will also appear on fuse OnDemand.

About Vans Warped Tour 2006®
The Vans Warped Tour® is one of North America's most successful concert events, featuring over 100 bands per show, playing mini-sets on 10 different stages. The summer-long spectacular presents an eclectic list of both established and emerging artists from a broad range of popular genres, including Punk, Emo, Metal, Rap and Alternative. Acts include: Anti-Flag, AFI, Joan Jett, Helmet, Motion City Soundtrack, NOFX, Less Than Jake, The Bouncing Souls, during this 12th annual edition of the festival.

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

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 three 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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