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[10/12/04 - 12:00 AM]
Spike TV Highlights - November 2004

[via press release from Spike TV]

Spike TV Highlights - November 2004

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 --

SPIKE TV ORIGINAL SERIES PREMIERES

I HATE MY JOB (TV-PG)

Premieres Tuesday, November 9 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT). Regularly telecasts Tuesdays (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT); encores Fridays (11:00 PM-Midnight, ET/PT) and Sundays (Midnight - 1:00 AM, ET/PT).

Former Democratic Presidential candidate, Reverend Al Sharpton, serves as the ultimate career counselor and motivational coach in Spike TV's I HATE MY JOB. The series follows eight guys who quit their jobs and are given three months to pursue and obtain the job they've always wanted.

THE CLUB

Premieres Wednesday, November 10 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT). Regularly telecasts Wednesdays (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT); encores Saturdays (Midnight-1:00 AM, ET/PT) and Sundays (11:00 PM-Midnight, ET/PT & 2:00-3:00 AM, ET/PT).

Spike TV goes behind the velvet rope and past the burly bouncers at ICE, one of Las Vegas' hottest nightclubs to present THE CLUB. ICE Founder and CEO Ed Williams with the help of new Hollywood hot shot promoter, Allison Melnick, are reinventing ICE with new faces and a new sound. This one-hour series chronicles all the trials and tribulations that go into running a nightclub as it undergoes a makeover to compete with the gaming hotels on the Vegas Strip.

UNTOLD

Premieres Friday, November 12 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT). Regularly telecasts Fridays (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT); encores Sundays (10:00-11:00 AM, ET/PT & 1:00- 2:00 AM, ET/PT).

Spike TV takes an in-depth look at some of sports' most compelling figures and the challenges they've endured in UNTOLD. Hosted by sports announcer Marv Albert, the subjects featured in this new original one-hour documentary series include Terry Bradshaw, Darryl Strawberry, Bo Jackson, Isiah Thomas, and Laird Hamilton. Each installment presents a first person account of the seemingly insurmountable obstacles each featured athlete had to overcome.

Friday, November 12- TERRY BRADSHAW

Terry Bradshaw openly discusses his struggles with depression and how it affected his life and career.

Friday, November 19 - BO JACKSON

Bo Jackson discusses his career-ending injury and the effect it had on his life.

Friday, November 26- Preempted by Spike TV's "James Bond Thanksgiving Weekend Marathon"

SPIKE TV SPECIAL EVENTS AND MARATHONS

* STAND-UP FOR CHECK-UPS

Premieres Saturday, November 20 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT).

As part of Spike TV's "Check Up or Check Out" initiative, "Stand-Up for Check-Ups" is a one-hour Spike TV original special. This open mike night puts the spotlight on survivors and comic relief providing their soliloquies, prose and stories of how guys deal, or don't deal, with the issue of men's health.

* JAMES BOND THANKSGIVING WEEKEND MARATHON

This Thanksgiving, Spike TV presents a five-day marathon of James Bond movies. Telecasts Wednesday, November 24 (10:00 PM-3:00 AM, ET/PT), Thursday, November 25 - Friday, November 26 (9:00 AM-3:00 AM, ET/PT), Saturday, November 27 (2:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) and Sunday, November 28 (2:00-7:00 PM, & 8:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT).

The complete list for the JAMES BOND THANKSGIVING WEEKEND MARATHON includes:

Wednesday, November 24

10:00 PM-12:30 AM, ET/PT - GOLDFINGER (1964, TV-PG)

Investigating a gold magnate's gold smuggling, James Bond uncovers a plot to contaminate the Fort Knox gold reserve. Starring Sean Connery as Bond and Honor Blackman as Bond Girl Pussy Galore.

12:30-3:00 AM, ET/PT - DR. NO (1962, TV-PG)

In his first movie, British Agent 007, James Bond, is sent to Jamaica to investigate the murder of a fellow operative. Bond's inquiries soon establish a connection between the death, a spate of recent failures in the US space program, and the mysterious Dr. No. Starring Sean Connery as Bond and Ursula Andress as Bond Girl Honey Ryder.

Thanksgiving - Thursday, November 25

9:00 AM-Noon, ET/PT - THUNDERBALL (1965, TV-PG)

Bond is called in when SPECTRE hatches its most audacious plot to date when its agents hijack a British Vulcan bomber armed with two atomic bombs and hold NATO to ransom for the sum of $100,000,000 in uncut diamonds. Starring Sean Connery as Bond and Claudine Auger as Bond Girl Domino.

Noon-3:00 PM, ET/PT - YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE(1967, TV-PG)

Agent 007 and the Japanese secret service ninja force must find and stop the true culprit of a series of space-jackings before nuclear war is provoked. Starring Sean Connery as Bond and Mie Hama as Bond Girl Kissy Suzuki.

3:00-6:00 PM, ET/PT - THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS (1987, TV-PG)

James Bond is living on the edge to stop an evil arms dealer from starting another world war. Bond crosses all seven continents in order to stop the evil Whitikar and General Koskov. Starring Timothy Dalton as Bond and Maryam d'Abo as Bond Girl Kara Milovy.

6:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT - LICENCE TO KILL (1989, TV-14)

Bond gets revenge after a close friend from the intelligence sector is assassinated on his wedding day, and 007 goes undercover to link the murder to an international drug cartel. Starring Timothy Dalton.

9:00-Midnight, ET/PT - THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH (1999, TV-PG)

Agent 007 is called on to protect the daughter and heir of British oil tycoon Sir Robert King after he is killed in a bombing at the MI6 headquarters. Starring Pierce Brosnan as Bond and Sophie Marceau as Bond Girl Elektra King, Denise Richards as Dr. Christmas Jones, Judi Dench as M and Desmond Llewelyn as Q.

Midnight-3:00 AM, ET/PT - THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN (1974, TV-PG)

Bond is led to believe he is targeted by the world's most expensive assassin and must hunt him down to stop him. Starring Roger Moore as Bond and Britt Ekland as Bond Girl Mary Goodnight.

Friday, November 26

9:00 AM-Noon, ET/PT - LIVE AND LET DIE (1973, TV-PG)

Agent 007 is sent to stop a diabolically brilliant heroine magnate armed with a complex organization and a reliable psychic tarot card reader. Starring Roger Moore as Bond and Jane Seymour as Bond Girl Solitaire.

Noon-3:00 PM, ET/PT - THE SPY WHO LOVED ME (1977, TV-PG)

Agent 007 must work with his female Soviet counterpart to find the answer to the disappearance of nuclear missile-carrying submarines. Starring Roger Moore as Bond and Barbara Bach as Bond Girl Major Anya Amasova.

3:00-6:00 PM, ET/PT - MOONRAKER (1979, TV-PG)

James Bond investigates the mid-air theft of a space shuttle and discovers a plot to commit global genocide. Starring Roger Moore as Bond and Lois Chiles as Bond Girl Dr. Holly Goodhead.

6:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT - THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH (1999, TV-PG)

9:00 PM-Midnight, ET/PT - OCTOPUSSY (1983, TV-PG)

A Faberge Egg found with a murdered British agent puts Bond on the trail that leads to a plot to kill thousands to weaken NATO defenses in Europe. Starring Roger Moore as Bond and Maud Adams as Bond Girl Octopussy.

Midnight-3:00 AM, ET/PT - FOR YOUR EYES ONLY (1981, TV-PG)

Agent 007 is assigned to hunt for a lost British encryption device and prevent it from falling into enemy hands. Starring Roger Moore as Bond and Carole Bouquet as Bond Girl Melina Havelock.

Saturday, November 27

2:00-5:00 PM, ET/PT - FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE (1963, TV-PG)

Evil crime cartel SPECTRE seeks revenge for the death of its operative Dr. No and sets a trap to lure British agent James Bond to his death. The bait is a Soviet encryption machine called a Lektor, which the British Secret Service is desperate to get a hold of. Starring Sean Connery as Bond and Daniela Bianchi as Bond Girl Tatiana Romanova.

5:00-8:00 PM, ET/PT - THUNDERBALL (1965, TV-PG)

8:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT - DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER (1971, TV-PG)

Agent 007 goes to Las Vegas to investigate the disappearance of diamonds in transit and discovers the involvement of his archenemy, Blofeld. Starring Sean Connery as Bond and Jill St. John as Bond Girl Tiffany Case.

Sunday, November 28

2:00-4:30 PM, ET/PT - DR. NO (1962, TV-PG)

4:30-7:00 PM, ET/PT - GOLDFINGER (1964, TV-PG)

8:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT - THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH (1999, TV-PG) 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 Thursdays (10:00 PM-Midnight, ET/PT) and Mondays (11:05 PM - Midnight, ET/PT) beginning November 22.

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)

Telecasts Saturdays (2:30-3:00 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

* SHIPMATES

Premieres Monday, November 1 (1:30-2:00 AM, ET/PT). Regularly telecasts Mondays-Fridays (1:30-2:00 AM, ET/PT).

SHIPMATES is a reality show that follows two strangers through the ultimate dating challenge -- three days, two nights, one date and no escape aboard a cruise ship sailing to scenic and exotic destinations. The fast-paced daily series focuses on a single couple in each episode, from their initial meeting on board a Carnival Cruise Lines' "Fun Ship"...through their first attraction (or immediate dislike) ... all the way to their farewells, fond or otherwise.

* CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (TV-PG)

Telecasts Monday-Fridays (7:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) and Fridays (10:00-11:00 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.

MOVIE PREMIERE

* THE GRIFTERS (1990, Crime/Drama TV-14)

Premieres Wednesday, November 10 (10:00 PM-Midnight, ET/PT).

A con man is caught between loyalties to his partner and his scamming mom. Starring John Cusack, Annette Bening, and Anjelica Huston.

SUNDAY MARATHON

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

Sunday, November 7 (2:00-4:00 PM, ET/PT) - WORLD'S WILDEST POLICE VIDEOS

Sunday, November 14(2:00-6:00 PM, ET/PT) - RIDE WITH FUNKMASTER FLEX

Sunday, November 21(1:30 PM-6:00 PM, ET/PT) - TRUCKS!

Sunday, November 28 - Preempted by Spike TV's "James Bond Thanksgiving Weekend Marathon"

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, November 7 (4:00-6:00 PM, ET/PT) - Mexico City, Mexico

SUNDAY MORNING PAID PROGRAMMING

* "Ever Increasing Faith" on Sundays (8:00-9:00 AM, ET/PT).

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





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· CLUB, THE (SPIKE TV)
· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· FEAR FACTOR (MTV)
· I HATE MY JOB (SPIKE TV)
· JACKASS (MTV)
· MXC (SPIKE TV)
· RIDE WITH FUNKMASTER FLEX (SPIKE TV)
· SHIPMATES (SPIKE TV)
· UNTOLD (SPIKE TV)
· WORLD'S WILDEST POLICE VIDEOS (SPIKE TV)





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