MTV Honors Horror Legend Wes Craven in 'Scream' Finale

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Horror movie mastermind Wes Craven was honored in Tuesday night's finale of Scream.

MTV payed tribute to the late big screen legend with a fitting In Memorium title card ahead of the slash series' season one finale.

The simple black and white screen read, "Thanks for the screams."


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Many other members of the Scream family are reaching out with their kind thoughts about Craven.

"Our lives would not be what they are without having worked with Wes," Neve Campbell, who starred in the iconic Scream movies, wrote in THR. "The love and passion came from the top, and it shines through in the quality of his work. He was a true innovator."

Craven, 76, best known for creating the hugely famous and influential Scream and A Nightmare on Elm Street franchises, died on Sunday in Los Angeles after battling brain cancer.

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is expected to return for a second season in 2016.