ShockYa was at Sept. 19th’s annual Eyegore Awards, which took place at Universal Studios Hollywood. The award show honors the best in horror movies, music and television and, for the first time ever, Universal Studios Hollywood offered 500 Halloween Horror Nights fans a chance to see the action for themselves.

The Eyegore Awards featured the likes of award-winning filmmaker and special effects make-up supervisor, Greg Nicotero, “Talking Dead” host and Nerdist creator Chris Hardwick, creator and executive producer of “The Walking Dead” and “Outcast” Robert Kirkman, award-winning filmmaker and founder/chairman of El Rey Network Robert Rodriguez, fan-favorite actor Danny Trejo, “An American Werewolf in London” and Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” filmmaker John Landis, previous Eyegore Award recipient and award-winning special effects make-up artist Rick Baker, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist Slash and “Face Off” host McKenzie Westmore, who acted as the event’s emcee. Take a look at the pictures below to see what went on at the event!

The Eyegore Awards used Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights as a great backdrop for their romp through the best in scares. Halloween Horror Nights will include tons of horrifying and new mazes such as “The Walking Dead: The End of the Line,” “From Dusk Till Dawn,” “Clowns 3D Music by Slash” (featuring original music created by Slash himself), “Dracula Untold: Reign of Blood,” “AVP: Alien vs. Predator,” “An American Werewolf in London,” “Face Off: In the Flesh” and “The Purge: Anarchy.” Universal Studios’ most popular attractions and rides will also be open, including “Transformers: The Ride-3D,” “Jurassic Park-In the Dark,” “The Simpsons Ride” and “Revenge of the Mummy-The Ride.”

Stay up to date on Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood at its website and on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter (use the hashtag #UniversalHHN). Attend Halloween Horror Nights Sept. 19, 20, 26, 27, Oct. 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26, 30, 31, and Nov. 1 and 2.

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(Photo credit: John Corder)

By Monique Jones

Monique Jones blogs about race and culture in entertainment, particularly movies and television. You can read her articles at Racialicious, and her new site, COLOR . You can also listen to her new podcast, What would Monique Say.

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