Spike TV Highlights - December 2004
NEW YORK, Nov. 17 --
SPIKE TV SPECIAL EVENTS AND ORIGINAL SERIES PREMIERES
SPIKE TV'S VIDEO GAME AWARDS 2004
Premieres LIVE Tuesday, December 14 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET) starting with a
pre-show celebration (8:30-9:00 PM, ET) from the Barker Hangar in Santa
Monica, CA; encores Tuesday, December 14 (11:00 PM-1:00 AM, ET/PT), Saturday,
December 18 (2:00-4:00 PM, ET/PT & 1:00-3:00 AM, ET/PT) and Monday, December
20 (11:00 PM-1:00 AM, ET/PT).
Hip hop impresario and avid gamer Snoop Dogg hosts Spike TV's second
annual VIDEO GAME AWARDS 2004, LIVE from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica,
CA. The awards celebrate the games, the designers, the animation, the music
and the performances of the past year in video games, while also taking a look
to the future of games in 2005 and beyond.
SPIKE TV'S ULTIMATE GAMER
Premieres Monday, December 6 (11:00-11:30 PM, ET/PT); encores Saturday,
December 11 (2:00-2:30 PM, ET/PT & 1:00-1:30 AM, ET/PT), Sunday, December 12
(10:30-11:00 AM, ET/PT) and Monday, December 13 (Midnight-12:30 AM, ET/PT).
SPIKE TV'S ULTIMATE GAMER finds the most talented, utterly obsessed player
of this year's top video games, and gives them the ultimate video game fantasy
Premieres Friday, December 17 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT); encores Sunday,
December 19 (9:00-11:00 AM, ET/PT & Midnight -2:00 AM, ET/PT).
Hosted by Emmy(R)-Award winner Bruce Willis, TRUE DADS examines the
fatherhood crisis in America by taking an intimate look at what it means to be
a father today. Fathers are missing in one out of every four homes with
children in America today and that number rises within black and Latino
families. While the special explores the impact of a generation of children
who have been abandoned by their fathers, the documentary will primarily focus
on men who are committed to their families and the men who are trying to
reconnect with their wives and children. Produced by Emmy and Peabody award-
winning husband-and-wife team Paul and Holly Fine.
SPIKE TV & SYNC MAGAZINE'S GAME GADGET GUIDE
Premieres Thursday, December 2 (11:30 PM-Midnight, ET/PT); encores
Saturday, December 4 (3:00-3:30 PM, ET/PT) and Sunday, December 5 (9:00-9:30
This half-hour special presents the latest "must-have" gadgets for the
SPEND CHRISTMAS WITH THE FAMILY: GODFATHER MOVIES
This Christmas, Spike TV presents a two-night affair with the first two
GODFATHER films UNCUT and in their entirety.
THE GODFATHER UNCUT (1972 Crime/Drama, TV-MA)
Telecasts Wednesday, December 22 (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 consigliore 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 Thursday, December 23 (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.
OO7 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS
This Christmas, Spike TV presents a seven-day marathon of James Bond
movies. Telecasts Friday, December 24 (9:00 AM-3:00 AM, ET/PT), Saturday,
December 25 (2:00 PM-11:00 PM, ET/PT & Midnight-3:00 AM, ET/PT), Sunday,
December 26 (2:00 PM-7:00 PM, ET/PT & 8:00-2:00 AM, ET/PT), Monday, December
27 (9:00 AM-9:00 PM, ET/PT & 11:00 PM-2:00 AM, ET/PT) and Tuesday, December 28
- Thursday, December 30 (9:00 AM-3:00 AM, ET/PT).
The complete list for OO7 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS includes:
Friday, December 24
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 - 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.
6:00-9:00 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.
9:00-Midnight, 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.
Midnight-3:00 AM, ET/PT-NEVER SAY NEVER AGAIN (1983, TV-PG)
SPECTRE agents under the command of Ernst Blofeld hold NATO ransom,
forcing James Bond to recover the warheads and kill his arch-enemy. Starring
Sean Connery as Bond and Kim Basinger as Bond Girl Domino Petachi.
Christmas - Saturday, December 25
2:00-5:00 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.
5:00-8:00 PM, ET/PT - LICENSE 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 Tomothy Dalton.
8:00-11:00 PM, 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 WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH (1999, TV-PG)
Sunday, December 26
2:00-4:30 PM, 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.
4:30-7:00 PM, 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.
8:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT - THUNDERBALL (1965, TV-PG)
11:00 PM-2:00 AM, ET/PT - YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE (1967, TV-PG)
Monday, December 27
9:00 AM-Noon, ET/PT - YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE (1967, TV-PG)
Noon-3:00 PM, ET/PT - NEVER SAY NEVER AGAIN (1983, TV-PG)
3:00-6:00 PM, ET/PT - DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER (1971, TV-PG)
6:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT - THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH (1999, TV-PG)
11:00 PM-2:00 AM, ET/PT - THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH (1999, TV-PG)
Tuesday, December 28
9:00 AM-12:30 PM, ET/PT - ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE(1969, TV-PG)
Bond is approached by a crime boss to marry his daughter. In return, both
father and daughter help 007 hunt for his archenemy, Ernst Blofeld. Starring
George Lazenby and Diana Rigg as Tracy Vicenzo.
12:30-3:00 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.
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 - 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.
9:00-Midnight, ET/PT - A VIEW TO A KILL (1985, TV-PG)
Agent 007 faces off against a mad industrialist who plans on cornering the
world microchip market by destroying Silicon Valley. Starring Roger Moore as
James Bond, Christopher Walken as Max Zorin, and Tanya Roberts as Stacey
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.
Wednesday, December 29
9:00 AM-Noon, ET/PT -DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER (1971, TV-PG)
Noon-3:00 PM, ET/PT- OCTOPUSSY (1983, TV-PG)
3:00-6:00 PM, ET/PT - THUNDERBALL (1965, TV-PG)
6:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT - YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE (1967, TV-PG)
9:00-Midnight, ET/PT - THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH (1999, TV-PG)
Midnight-3:00 AM, ET/PT-DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER (1971, TV-PG)
Thursday, December 30
9:00 AM-Noon, ET/PT - THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS (1987, TV-PG)
Noon-3:00 PM, ET/PT -LICENSE TO KILL (1989, TV-14)
3:00-6:00 PM, ET/PT - A VIEW TO A KILL (1985, TV-PG)
6:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT - THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH (1999, TV-PG)
9:00-Midnight, ET/PT - OCTOPUSSY (1983, TV-PG)
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.
NEW YEAR'S EVE ACTION MOVIE MARATHON
Spike TV kick-starts the New Year with a New Year's Eve Action Movie
Telecasts Friday, December 31 (9:00 AM - Midnight, ET/PT).
9:00-11:00 AM, ET/PT - MISSING IN ACTION (1984 Action/War TV-PG)
Colonel Braddock attempts to track down the location of a POW camp and
rescues prisoners left behind. Starring Chuck Norris.
11:00 AM-1:00 PM, ET/PT - MISSING IN ACTION II (1985 Action/War, TV-14)
Colonel Braddock is captured and held as POW during the Vietnam War and
attempts to escape. Starring Chuck Norris.
1:00-3:00 PM, ET/PT - BRADDOCK: MISSING IN ACTION III (1988 Action, TV-PG)
When Colonel James Braddock is told that his Asian wife and 12-year-old
son are still alive in Communist Vietnam; he mounts a one-man assault to free
them. Starring Chuck Norris.
3:00-5:30 PM, ET/PT - FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE(1965 Action/Western, TV-PG)
Two bounty hunters with completely different intentions team up to track
down a Western outlaw. Starring Clint Eastwood.
5:30-8:00 PM, ET/PT - THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY (1966
Three gunmen set out to find a hidden fortune. Who will walk away with the
cash? Starring Clint Eastwood.
8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT - BLOODSPORT (1988, Drama, TV-14)
Based on a true story, this martial arts adventure takes place behind the
Hong Kong walls for the secret competition that settles the World Championship
of the sport. While trying to be knocked down inside the ring, government
agents try to track the master down outside the ring. Starring Jean-Claude Van
10:00 PM-Midnight, ET/PT - KICKBOXER (1989, Action, TV-14)
After witnessing his kickboxing-champion brother become maliciously
paralyzed in the ring by Thai champion Tong Po, Kurt Sloane vows revenge.
Starring Jean-Claude Van Damme.
I HATE MY JOB (TV-PG)
New episodes premiere Tuesdays (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT); encores Fridays
(11:00 PM-Midnight, 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.
New episodes premiere 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
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.
HEY! SPRING OF TRIVIA
New episodes premiere Thursdays (9:00-9:30 PM, ET/PT & 9:30-10:00 PM,
HEY: SPRING OF TRIVIA is a high-speed procession of fascinating trivia and
outrageous information. In Japan viewers send in more than 20,000 trivia
suggestions per week covering topics ranging from pop culture and science to
sports and history. From these submissions, the best trivia ideas are
selected and video demonstration segments are produced with the accuracy of
each segment rigorously verified. The Spike TV version of the series will be
translated into English from its Japanese origin.
Premieres Fridays (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT); encores Sundays (9:00-10:00 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, December 3- DARRYL STRAWBERRY
Spike TV presents a poignant in-depth expose on the rollercoaster ride
that is the life of former baseball great Darryl Strawberry. Narrated by Emmy
Award(R)-Winning actor Laurence Fishburne, the one-hour documentary trails the
circuitous life of the former MLB Rookie-of-the-Year and eight-time All Star.
Friday, December 10- HARDWOOD DREAMS 2
A follow-up to the critically-acclaimed 1994 documentary "Hardwood
Dreams," looks back at the five players from L.A.'s Morningside High School's
beloved basketball team and their search for fame and fortune. "Hardwood
Dreams 2" revisits the players ten years later to see if their adolescent
dreams match their current reality. Wesley Snipes returns as narrator.
RIDE WITH FUNKMASTER FLEX (TV-PG)
Telecasts Saturdays (10:30-11:00 AM, ET/PT & 2:00-2:30 PM, 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.
Telecasts Thursdays (10:00 PM-Midnight, ET/PT), Saturdays (10:00-11:00 PM,
ET/PT), and Sundays (10:30-11:00 PM, 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.
CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (TV-PG)
Telecasts Monday-Friday (7:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) and Fridays (10:00-11:00 PM,
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
BORN ON THE FOURTH OF JULY (1989, Drama/War)
Premieres Wednesday, December 1 (10:00 PM-1:00 AM, ET/PT); encores
Tuesday, December 21 (10:00 PM-1:00 AM, ET/PT).
The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam War, he becomes an
anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the
country he fought for. Starring Tom Cruise, Willem Dafoe, and Kyra Sedgwick.
MORTAL KOMBAT (1992, Action/Horror TV-14)
Premieres Wednesday, December 15 (10:00-Midnight, ET/PT); encores Sunday,
December 19 (8:00-10:30 PM, ET/PT)
A group of martial arts warriors have only six days to save the Earth from
an extra-dimensional invasion. Starring Christopher Lambert, Robin Shou,
Each Sunday afternoon in December, Spike TV telecasts a marathon of the
networks auto programming. The schedule is as follows:
Sunday, December (2:00-7:00 PM, ET/PT) -HORSEPOWER TV
Sunday, December 12(2:00-7:00 PM, ET/PT) - WORLD'S WILDEST POLICE VIDEO
Sunday, December 19(1:30 PM-7:00 PM, ET/PT) -TRUCKS!
Sunday, December 26 - Preempted by Spike TV's "OO7 Days of Christmas"
James Bond Movie Marathon
SUNDAY MORNING PAID PROGRAMMING
"Ever Increasing Faith" on Sundays (8:00-9:00 AM, ET/PT).
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