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FEARnet.com, the Web's Destination for Free Movies, Turns up the Heat This Summer With Sizzling Sweepstakes and Giveways

FEARnet's "Get Your Con On" Sweepstakes Will Send One Fan and Their Guest to the Most Talked About Sold-Out Fan Event of the Summer -- Comic-Con San Diego 2009

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/01/09 -- You know that FEARnet.com is the destination on the web for 25 FREE movies each week that you can't see anywhere else -- those fan-favorite horror, suspense and thriller flicks that keep you riveted to your screen. Now, FEARnet is giving fans even more reasons to stop by the site every single day... with great new sweepstakes and weekly giveaways that put the best trips, one-of-a-kind movie memorabilia, red-hot FEARnet swag, gift cards and great merchandise within your reach. Starting June 1, FEARnet is launching its first-ever "Get Your Con On" sweepstakes and "Monday Bloody Monday," a great new ongoing weekly giveaway that puts more cool stuff into the hands of more fans... every week.

"Get Your Con On" Sweepstakes

Grand Prize Is Trip For Two to Comic-Con 2009 in San Diego, Including Air Fare, Two 4-Day Passes to Comic-Con, Hotel Accommodations, San Diego Ground Transportation and $100 AMEX Gift Card

Each year, thousands of the loyal and fanatical descend on the San Diego Convention Center for what has become the biggest and most talked about fan convention in the world. With hundreds of stars from the worlds of film, comics, television, fan fiction and more scheduled to make appearances and more than 120,000 fans expected in attendance, Comic-Con 2009 (July 23-26) promises to be one of the best gatherings to date. FEARnet, the only multi-platformed movie network dedicated to horror, thriller and suspense, will send one lucky fan (and a guest) to the convention, which is already SOLD OUT. The prize includes everything needed for the ultimate con experience -- air transportation for two, hotel accommodations in San Diego, two 4-day passes to Comic-Con, airport transfers, and even a $100 gift card from American Express!

FEARnet will actively be there on site featuring programming highlights for 2009, and giving away unique items that are sure to help fans get their con on.

GET YOUR CON ON is a way for FEARnet to give back to its loyal community of fans in an exciting way.

To enter, simply visit www.FEARnet.com, the only online destination that features more than 25 exciting new movie titles for FREE viewing each week. No purchase is necessary to participate in the sweepstakes. Dates for entry will be June 1st-June 30th. One entry per day per email address is allowed, so fans can enter every single day for more chances to win!

"Monday Bloody Monday" Weekly Giveaways

Great Free Stuff -- Every Week

After the weekend is over, Mondays are a little less scary with MONDAY BLOODY MONDAY at FEARnet.com, with chances to win great prizes you can't get anywhere else in cyberspace. Beginning each Monday, FEARnet is giving away all the stuff fans want most -- from AMEX and iTunes Gift Cards, to Digital Cameras, one-of-a-kind movie memorabilia, FEARnet Swag, DVD Box Sets, Video Games and even Video Game Consoles, the list of great prizes is as endless as the scary fun you have watching the best horror, suspense and thriller movies and original series the web has to offer.

MONDAY BLOODY MONDAY kicks off with a nod to FEARnet's upcoming debut of "Infectious Films" -- six classics that make the Bubonic Plague looks like the sniffles. We're giving to one lucky fan a Playstation 3, plus four killer PS3 virus-themed games, plus the "Resident Evil" trilogy DVD set! Where else on the web can you find all this, plus 25 new FREE movies each and every week?

Here's how MONDAY BLOODY MONDAY works ... Beginning Monday, June 1, just go to FEARnet.com and register, absolutely FREE. Each day of each week you can come back and enter again and again (one entry per email address per day). Then, at the end of each week, we give away the free stuff you are craving. It's that simple.

To recap:

         1.  Go to FEARnet.com each Monday and enter our weekly MONDAY
             BLOODY MONDAY giveaway
         2.  Visit daily to increase your chances of winning
         3.  Win FREE stuff
         4.  Repeat

To enter, simply visit www.FEARnet.com, the only online destination that features more than 25 exciting new movie titles for FREE viewing each week, plus great original series from some of the biggest names in horror and suspense. No purchase is necessary to participate in the sweepstakes.

About FEARnet

FEARnet, the world's premiere destination for horror, thriller and suspense, is a cutting-edge, multi-platform movie network available on demand, online and on mobile 24/7. Its unrivaled modern horror library unites Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) (NASDAQ: CMCSK), the nation's leading provider of cable, entertainment and communications products and services with Sony Pictures Television (SPT: US) and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), the two top studios producing and distributing the genre.

FEARnet On Demand has generated over 300MM views, is a Top 5 Comcast VOD network, and is available on Comcast, Cox Communications, Verizon FiOS, AT&T, Insight Communications, Bresnan and Guadalupe Valley systems.

www.FEARnet.com is the #1 horror website, and PC Magazine recently named FEARnet.com among "The 15 Best Websites for Movie Fans." Users can explore the world of the macabre on a visually arresting video-rich environment packed with movies, interactive community features and fresh original content. The site features free full length movies, social networks features including "victim" profiles and chat capabilities, news and reviews and more.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Paul Gendreau
PGPR for FEARnet
818-985-0245
Email Contact

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