October 23, 2008

RHI Entertainment to Announce Third Quarter 2008 Results on Thursday, November 6, 2008

RHI Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: RHIE) announced today that it will release its third quarter 2008 results after the market closes on Thursday, November 6, 2008. Management will hold a conference call to discuss the quarter's earnings and the company's outlook at 5:00 p.m. ET on the same day.

To access the call, interested parties in the United States and Canada may dial (866) 406-5408. Those participants outside of the U.S. and Canada may dial (973) 582-2770. The conference call I.D. number is 68487067.

A replay of the earnings call will be available beginning two hours after the completion of the call on Thursday, November 6, 2008 through November 20, 2008. To hear the replay, callers in the U.S. and Canada may dial (800) 642-1687 and international callers may dial (706) 645-9291. The conference call I.D. number is 68487067.

This call will also be available as a live webcast which can be accessed at RHI Entertainment's Investor Relations Website at http://ir.rhitv.com.

About RHI Entertainment

RHI Entertainment (NASDAQ: RHIE) develops, produces and distributes new made-for-television movies, miniseries and other television programming worldwide, and is the leading provider of new long-form television content in the United States. Under the leadership of Robert Halmi, Sr. and Robert Halmi, Jr., RHI has produced and distributed thousands of hours of quality television programming, and RHI's productions have received more than 100 Emmy Awards. During 2007, RHI developed, produced and distributed 43 new television movies and miniseries to broadcast and cable networks around the world. In addition to the development, production and distribution of new content, RHI owns rights to approximately 1,000 titles, or over 3,500 broadcast hours of long-form television programming, which are licensed to broadcast and cable networks and new media outlets globally.