‘Twilight,’ ‘True Blood’ Vampires Win Big At Spike TV’s Scream Awards

FROM MTV.COM: At the previous three incarnations of the Spike TV Scream Awards, vampires were considered just another fanboy favorite, alongside such evergreens as zombies, killer robots, and busty sci-fi babes. But over the past 12 months, franchises like “Twilight” and “True Blood” have sunk their teeth into Hollywood, and Saturday night’s taping of the fourth annual awards showed that there’s no hate from the horror fans.

“’Scream’ is in the name — how much cooler can you get?” marveled “The Big Bang Theory” star Kaley Cuoco, looking up and down a checkered black-and-white carpet that had scantily clad women on swings overhead and a unicorn frolicking with such stars as Christina Ricci, Keith Richards and Justin Long. “Vampires are hot! It’s scary stuff; they love this whole sci-fi, futuristic thing. Vampires are hot, nerds are hot. The world is coming to an end.”

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