Scream Awards

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The Scream Awards were an award show dedicated to the horror, sci-fi, and fantasy genres of feature films. Originally only having Scream Queen and Heroic Performance awards for actors, the personnel awards have expanded to include actors and actresses of all three recognized genres.[citation needed] In addition, comic books awards were also given and have been recently expanded. It is broadcast on Spike TV and has been branded in the past as the Spike TV Scream Awards.[citation needed] Subsequently, the show was relabeled simply Scream with the respective year, i.e. Scream 2009. The show was created by executive producers Michael Levitt, Cindy Levitt, and Casey Patterson.[citation needed]

The Scream Awards ceremonies were cancelled following the 2011 Scream Awards.[citation needed]

Production[edit]

Award coverage includes the year between the previous awards show and the live ceremony in October of each year. The event is recorded on a Saturday evening and is aired on a later Tuesday.[citation needed][where?]

The inaugural ceremony was held at the Pantages Theatre on October 7, 2006.[citation needed] From 2007 to 2010, it was held at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, California.[citation needed] The 2011 ceremony was held at the backlot of Universal Studios.[citation needed]

Live rock acts, including Ozzy Osbourne , Korn, and My Chemical Romance have performed at various ceremonies.[citation needed]

Categories[edit]

Originally only having Scream Queen and Heroic Performance awards for actors, the personnel awards have expanded to include actors and actresses of all three recognized genres. In addition, comic book awards have also been given and have recently been expanded.

Categories include, but are not limited to:

  • The Ultimate Scream
  • Best Horror Movie
  • Best Fantasy Movie
  • Best Science Fiction Movie
  • Best TV Show
  • Best Superhero
  • Best Comic-to-Screen Adaptation
    • Renamed "Best Comic Book Movie" beginning in 2008.
  • Most Memorable Mutilation
  • Most Vile Villain
    • Renamed "Best Villain" beginning in 2008.
  • Breakout Performance
  • The Scene of the Year Award
    • Called one of the alternative titles "Holy Sh!t" or "Jump-From-Your-Seat" in differing years.

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