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[07/12/06 - 12:00 AM]
Monsterfest X Will Be AMC's Biggest Halloween Horror Festival Ever

[via press release from AMC]

Monsterfest X Will Be AMC's Biggest Halloween Horror Festival Ever

TV's Popular Halloween Event Showcases 240 Hours of Movies Over 10 Days, 10 Nights, October 22 -31

Definitive Universal Monsters Return for AMC's MONTERFEST X Including Dracula, Frankenstein, The Wolf Man and The Mummy

PASADENA, CA, JULY 12, 2006 - MONSTERFEST X, from October 22-31 on AMC, is the biggest, scariest event of horror films on television, all day, all night, for 10 days and 240 hours. MONSTERFEST's 10th anniversary celebration features over 60 films from legendary directors and the genre's greatest villains. MONSTERFEST X puts the modern greats like Halloween, The Exorcist and Friday the 13th franchises, alongside the definitive Universal Studios' cult movies that started the genre like Dracula and Frankenstein. These are films you grew up with, dreamed about, that gave you phobias you never admitted. These terrifying movies will have you checking the peep hole before opening the door.

AMC's MONSTERFEST X lineup of non-stop horror titles with lasting generational appeal includes: Dracula, Son of Dracula, Frankenstein, Bride of Frankenstein, Frankenstein Meets the Wolfman, House of Dracula, House of Frankenstein, The Invisible Man, The Invisible Man Returns, The Mummy, The Mummy's Hand, The Wolf Man, The Fly, Return of the Fly, The Fly II, The Exorcist, The Exorcist 2, The Exorcist 3, Children of the Corn, Child's Play, Friday the 13th Part 2, Friday the 13th Part 4, Halloween, Halloween 5, Halloween: Resurrection, Hellraiser, Hellbound: Hellraiser II, Nightmare on Elm Street, The Puppet Master, Them!, Wolfen and many, many more.

Since 1996, AMC's MONSTERFEST has become a Halloween programming tradition for the network, and television's most popular destination for the avid horror movie fan. MONSTERFEST's past performances have been nothing less than scary, five years in a row of record breaking audience delivery.

About AMC

AMC, a division of Rainbow Media's Entertainment Services, which also includes WE tv and IFC Companies, is a 24-hour, movie-based network, dedicated to the American movie fan. The network, which reaches over 88,000,000 homes, offers a comprehensive library of popular movies and a critically-acclaimed slate of original programming that is a diverse, movie-based mix of original series, documentaries and specials. AMC has garnered many of the industry's highest honors, including 14 Emmy awards. AMC is "TV for movie people."

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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