Rainbow Media Global Expands With two Newly Created Executive Positions

Sally Habbershaw appointed Vice President, Scheduling, Acquisitions and Promotions

Jennie Morris named Director, Affiliate Marketing

New York, NY, March 3, 2011 – Rainbow Media Global has ramped up its international department with the appointment of two New York based executives: Sally Habbershaw as Vice President, Scheduling, Acquisitions and Promotions and Jennie Morris as Director of Affiliate Marketing. Both positions are newly created.

Sally Habbershaw will oversee scheduling, acquisitions and promotions for Rainbow Media’s international properties, including Sundance Channel and WE tv, reporting to Harold Gronenthal, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Rainbow Media Global. Jennie Morris will oversee affiliate marketing across Rainbow’s global markets and will report to Ed Palluth, Senior Vice President Global Distribution.

Habbershaw has an extensive background in broadcast and cable television, both domestically and abroad for leading media companies including Viacom, Paramount and NBC Europe. Most recently, she was Director of Development at VH1 USA where she was integral to the network achieving its best ratings historically during her tenure. Prior to this role, Habbershaw served as Vice President and General Manager of VH1 UK for Viacom UK. She is a graduate of London School of Economics and Political Science.

Morris transitions into this new role from the Programming and Operations division of Sundance Channel domestic where she planned and scheduled all dayparts on Sundance Channel. Prior to Sundance Channel, Morris was a Senior Manager at Showtime in both their New Media and International Business Development divisions. She earned her JD and MSW in Social Work from Boston College and her BA from UC Santa Cruz.

About Rainbow Media Holdings LLC
Rainbow Media Holdings LLC is a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC). Rainbow Media owns and operates some of the world’s most popular and award-winning entertainment brands, including AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel, WE tv, Wedding Central and IFC Entertainment (IFC Center, IFC Films, IFC In Theaters, IFC Midnight and IFC Productions). Additional information about Rainbow Media’s multiplatform brands is available at www.rainbow-media.com.

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