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[09/21/04 - 12:00 AM]
Spike TV Highlights - October 2004 (Revised)

[via press release from Spike TV]

Spike TV Highlights - October 2004

* Please note that the premiere dates for I HATE MY JOB, THE CLUB and UNTOLD have been moved to November 2004.

Spike TV Special Events and Marathons

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 --

MXC SPECIAL ELECTION EPISODE
Premieres Thursday, October 7 (9:00-9:30 PM, ET/PT)

Spike TV's original hit series pays tribute to the upcoming oratory battle between President Bush and Senator Kerry with a special episode -- "The Master Debaters." MXC pits the Not-So-Swift Boaters vs. The Stolen Voters as the Bush/Cheney supporters take on the Kerry/Edwards supporters. In the special episode, Vic (Victor Wilson) and Kenny (Christopher Darga) have their own debate in which Kenny reveals his platform: Chicks and Beer. The two teams from the Kerry and Bush camps battle it out in games such as Sinkers and Floaters, Boulder Dash, and the debut of Character Assassination.

ALL PACINO MONTH

Every Wednesday evening in October will feature Al Pacino classic films. For the first time on Spike TV, each of the GODFATHER films will telecast UNCUT on consecutive Wednesdays, starting October 6 with the GODFATHER and concluding with THE GODFATHER, PART III on October 20.

The complete list of ALL PACINO MONTH films is as follows:

THE GODFATHER UNCUT (1972 Crime/Drama, TV-MA)
Telecasts Wednesday, October 6 (9:00 PM-1:00 AM, ET/PT).

Don Vito Corleone is the patriarch of a New York mafia family. After an assassination attempt leaves the Don too ill to run the family business, Michael and Sonny, his two sons, with the help of consigliere Tom Hagen, lead the Corleones into a vendetta-filled war with other mob families. Starring Marlon Brando and Al Pacino.

THE GODFATHER, PART II UNCUT (1974 Crime/Drama, TV-MA)
Telecasts Wednesday, October 13 (9:00 PM-1:30 AM, ET/PT).

The continuing saga of the Corleone family recounts the story of his son Vito Corleone growing up in Sicily and in 1910s New York and follows Michael Corleone in the 1950s as he attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba. Starring Al Pacino and Robert De Niro.

Premiere!
THE GODFATHER, PART III UNCUT (1990 Crime/Drama TV-14VL)
Premieres Wednesday, October 20 (9:00 PM-1:00 AM, ET/PT); encores Saturday, October 30 (3:00-7:00 PM, ET/PT).

The final installment of Francis Ford Coppola's epic trilogy of a mafia family finds an aging Don Corleone seeking to legitimize his family's business and removing himself from the violent crime world. Starring Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Andy Garcia and Bridget Fonda.

DOG DAY AFTERNOON (1975 Drama/Thriller/Comedy, TV-14)
Telecasts Wednesday, October 27 (9:00-11:30 PM, ET/PT).

Al Pacino stars in his Academy Award(R)-nominated role of Sonny Wortzik. When Sonny resorts to robbing a bank to pay for his lover's operation, it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus. Also starring Charles Durning. Directed by Sidney Lumet.

SUNDAY BLOODY SUNDAY

On Sunday, October 31 (3:00-7:00 PM, ET/PT) Spike TV presents a Halloween Movie Marathon.

NIGHTMARES (1983 Horror/Sci-Fi, TV-14)
Premieres Sunday, October 31 (3:00-5:00 PM, ET/PT).

A collection of short stories: A woman leaves her house late at night while a killer is loose. An arcade whiz kid's obsession with a game leads to deadly consequences. A small town priest loses his faith and decides to leave town, but is stalked by a mysterious black pick-up truck. A family's problem with a rat is larger than they think. Starring Emilio Estevez, Moon Unit Zappa and Cristina Raines.

THE FUNHOUSE (1981 Horror, TV-14)
Premieres Sunday, October 31 (5:00-7:00 PM, ET/PT).

Four teenage friends spend the night in a carnival funhouse and are stalked by a deformed man in a Frankenstein mask. Starring Elizabeth Berridge, Cooper Huckabee.

ORIGINAL SERIES

RIDE WITH FUNKMASTER FLEX (TV-PG)
Telecasts Saturdays (10:30-11:00 AM, ET/PT & 2:00-2:30 PM, ET/PT) and Sundays (10:30-11:00 AM, ET/PT).

Legendary DJ and car aficionado Funkmaster Flex takes viewers into his world of celebrity car culture with RIDE WITH FUNKMASTER FLEX -- the first ever car show from a hip hop point of view. Each week, Funkmaster Flex rides alongside racing superstars, tours the most popular car shows, customizes cars and takes a look at cutting edge parts and systems.

MXC (TV-PG)
Telecasts Monday-Friday (5:00-6:00 PM, ET/PT), Monday, Tuesday & Fridays (11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT), Thursdays (9:00-11:30 PM, ET/PT) and Saturdays (Midnight-1:00 AM, ET/PT).

Spike TV's acclaimed original comedic series, is described as a wacky combination of "Fear Factor," "Jackass," "Iron Chef," with a touch of "Mystery Science Theater 3000." Using the actual footage from one of the most popular primetime Japanese reality game shows, Takeshi's Castle, the new series is re- written to create an entirely new comedic storyline. The series is not dubbed and there is not a single trace of literal translation from the original show.

V-SPOT (TV-PGV)
New episodes premiere Thursdays (11:30 PM-Midnight, ET/PT); encores on Saturdays (4:30-5:00 PM, ET/PT & 1:30-2:00 AM, ET/PT)

V-SPOT is a weekly half-hour series packed with game reviews and reports on the fast-paced computer and video-game industry. Covering the exciting world of computer games, the largest and fastest-moving entertainment business, V-SPOT takes viewers behind-the-scenes to check out the latest software and hardware developments, as well as all the latest product launches. V-SPOT is packed with features every week such as previews of exciting upcoming game releases on PC and all consoles, reviews of new and current games and frenzied online gaming action, as well as timeless classic favorites and top tips, tricks and tactics.

ACQUIRED SERIES

MAXIMUM EXPOSURE
Premieres Monday, October 4 (4:00-5:00 PM, ET/PT). Regularly telecasts Mondays - Fridays (4:00-5:00 PM, ET/PT & 2:00-3:00 AM, ET/PT).

This fast-paced reality show features the most incredible stunts caught on tape. Camera crews from around the world catch everything from botched stunts to natural disasters. MAXIMUM EXPOSURE's adrenaline-filled moments brings viewers the most awesome action on television with frame-by-frame, replays, extreme close-ups and slow motion.

CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (TV-PG)
Telecast Monday-Thursday (7:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) and Fridays (7:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT).

CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION revolves around a team of forensic Crime Scene Investigators in the Las Vegas police department's Criminalistics Bureau. By relentlessly analyzing every detail at the scene of a crime, no matter how seemingly irrelevant or grotesque in nature, the team has science and experience on their side to solve the case. The series stars William Petersen, Marg Helgenberger, Gary Dourdan, George Eads, Jorja Fox and Paul Guilfoyle.

OTHER MOVIE PREMIERES

NAKED GUN 2 1/2: THE SMELL OF FEAR (1991 Comedy/Crime TV-14)
Premieres Sunday, October 10 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT); encores 10:00 PM- Midnight, ET/PT).

Lt. Frank Drebin returns to save the day once again. This time he's out to foil the "big boys" in the energy business. Starring Leslie Nielsen, O.J. Simpson and Priscilla Presley.

BILOXI BLUES (1988 Comedy/Drama TV-PG)
Premieres Sunday, October 17 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT).

A group of young recruits go through boot camp during World War II in Biloxi, MS. Adapted from the Neil Simon play, starring Mathew Broderick and Christopher Walken.

MAGNUM FORCE (1973 Action/Crime/Drama)
Premieres Sunday, October 24 (8:00-10:30 PM, ET/PT).

"Dirty Harry" is on the trail of vigilante cops who are not above going beyond the law to kill the city's undesirables. Stars Clint Eastwood, Hal Holbrook and Tim Matheson.

SUNDAY MARATHON
Each Sunday afternoon in October, Spike TV telecasts a marathon of the networks auto programming. The schedule is as follows:

Sunday, October 3 (2:00-6:00 PM, ET/PT) -TRUCKS!

Sunday, October 10(2:00-7:00 PM, ET/PT) - WORLD'S WILDEST POLICE VIDEOS

Sunday, October 17(2:00 PM-6:00 PM, ET/PT)-HORSEPOWER TV

Sunday, October 24 (2:00 PM -4:00 PM, ET/PT)-TRUCKS!

CHAMP CAR WORLD SERIES

Spike TV is the cable television home for the 2004 CHAMP CAR WORLD SERIES. The network telecasts the entire 16-race schedule of one of the most popular racing circuits from venues all over the world, from Long Beach, CA, to Seoul, South Korea. This month, Spike TV telecasts the following race:

Sunday, October 24(4:00-6:00 PM, ET/PT) - Queensland, Australia

SUNDAY MORNING PAID PROGRAMMING
"Ever Increasing Faith" on Sundays (8:00-9:00 AM, ET/PT).

Artwork Available Upon Request

SOURCE Spike TV
Web Site: http://www.spiketv.com





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· CLUB, THE (SPIKE TV)
· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· FEAR FACTOR (NBC)
· I HATE MY JOB (SPIKE TV)
· JACKASS (MTV)
· MXC (SPIKE TV)
· RIDE WITH FUNKMASTER FLEX (SPIKE TV)
· UNTOLD (SPIKE TV)









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