VOOM HD Networks Makes First Foray Into Home Video With Amazon.com

Online Retailer to Offer 50 Titles on DVD from VOOM HD Networks'
Extensive Library of Spectacular HD Content

New York, NY – April 28, 2008 – VOOM HD Networks, the largest and most diverse suite of high-definition channels available nationwide, is launching its first line of home video titles through a new agreement with Amazon.com. As part of this deal, VOOM HD Networks will initially make nearly 50 titles from its extensive library of high-definition content available for purchase on DVD on-demand through Amazon.com. Beginning in summer 2008, series and programs from VOOM HD Networks' Rush HD, Treasure HD, Gallery HD, Ultra HD, WorldSport HD, Gameplay HD and Equator HD channels will be available for purchase to Amazon.com customers.

"We are very excited to work with Amazon.com to bring an excellent selection of VOOM HD Networks' titles, which are shot and produced in true HD and 5.1 Dolby® Digital surround sound, to a vast retail audience and enthusiasts looking to purchase our unique content online," said Greg Moyer, general manager of VOOM HD Networks.

VOOM HD Networks titles available on Amazon.com will include:

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About VOOM HD Networks
VOOM HD Networks (www.voom.com) comprise the world's largest suite of high-definition channels for distribution through satellite and cable operators. Produced exclusively in true high-definition and 5.1 Dolby® digital surround sound, VOOM HD Networks carry programming in categories as diverse as sports, movies, fashion, music and art. VOOM HD Networks' 15 HDTV channels are available in the U.S. on Echostar's DISH Network and Cablevision's iO digital cable service. VOOM HD, a 24/7 international linear channel, is currently distributed in Europe and Asia. Building on Rainbow Media Holdings LLC's history of original programming innovation, VOOM HD was developed by Rainbow to meet the growing worldwide demand for quality high-definition programming.

About Rainbow Media Holdings LLC
Rainbow Media Holdings LLC is a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC). Rainbow Media is a leading producer of targeted, multi-platform content for global distribution, creating and managing some of the world's most compelling and dynamic entertainment brands, including AMC, IFC, WE tv, LIFESKOOL, SPORTSKOOL, and VOOM HD Networks. Through its IFC Entertainment division, Rainbow Media also owns and manages the following: IFC Films, a theatrical feature film distribution company; IFC First Take/IFC in Theaters, a day and date theatrical feature film/VOD initiative; the IFC Center in New York City; IFC Productions, a feature film production company; and IFC Entertainment, which owns and operates a film library. Rainbow Media also operates Rainbow Advertising Sales Corporation, its advertising sales company, and Rainbow Network Communications, its full service network programming origination and distribution company.

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