Spike TV Highlights -- September 2005
Spike TV Special Events / Marathons
NEW YORK, July 29 --
* CSI LABOR DAY MARATHON
The fifth season of CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION premieres on Spike
TV Tuesday, September 6 (8:00 - 9:00 PM, ET/PT). To celebrate, Spike
presents a CSI Labor Day Marathon, featuring the beginning and end of
seasons one through four, and a peek at season five. The marathon
telecasts Monday, September 5 (9:00 AM - 9:00 PM, ET/PT).
* SPIKE'S MOST IRRESISTIBLE WOMEN
Premieres Saturday, September 10 (9:00 - 10:00 PM, ET/PT)
Spike TV takes a look at 10 of the most irresistible women in the world
including nontraditional categories such as Most Irresistible Rock
Chic, Most Irresistible Heroine and Most Irresistible Bombshell. Men
including Jamie Foxx and Jeremy Piven will comment on what makes the
women who made the list so Irresistible. Encores Monday, September 12
(Midnight - 1:00 AM, ET/PT), Thursday, September 15 (10:00 - 11:00 PM,
ET/PT) and Sunday, September 18 (2:00 - 3:00 PM, ET/PT and 2:00 - 3:00
* WE LOVE WOMEN DAY
Spike presents a day of programming full of the world's most beautiful
women on Saturday, September 10. The schedule is as follows:
2:00 - 4:00 PM, ET/PT
The all-female Heroic Trio are Tung (Wonder Woman), Chat (Thief
Catcher), a mercenary, and Ching (Invisible Woman). Initially,
they're on opposing sides, but all three have something in common
buried deep in their past.
4:00 - 5:00 PM, ET/PT
2003 SPORTS ILLUSTRATED SWIMSUIT SPECIAL
Hosted by Swimsuit Issue favorite Rachel Hunter from the famous
Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, the 2003 video features eight
spectacular locations, 16 beautiful women, lots of sexy suits and
miles of film. See all of your favorites including Rachel, Molly
Sims, Bridget Hall, Daniela Pestova, Petra Nemcova, Melissa Keller,
Audrey Quock, Sara O'Hare, Ana Beatriz Barros, Isabeli Fontana,
Marisa Miller, and Noemie Lenoir.
5:00 - 6:00 PM, ET/PT
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED'S 40TH ANNIVERSARY SWIMSUIT SPECIAL
Join SI Swimsuit model Melissa Keller and comedian Jake Johannsen
as they lead a tour of some of the most beautiful locations across
the U.S. and provide a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the
40th edition of SI's most popular issue. Some of the models
featured in "Sports Illustrated's 40th Anniversary Swimsuit
Special" include Marisa Miller, Bridget Hall and last year's SI
cover model Petra Nemcova.
6:00 - 9:00 PM, ET/PT
DIE ANOTHER DAY
Agent 007 attempts to avert a war of catastrophic proportions by
pursuing a traitor of Her Majesty's Secret Service from Korea to
Hong Kong to Cuba to London -- and back to Korea again. Starring
Pierce Brosnan, Halle Berry, and Toby Stephens.
9:00 - 10:00 PM, ET/PT
SPIKE'S MOST IRRESISTIBLE WOMEN
* LATINO HERITAGE MONTH
Spike TV celebrates Latino Heritage Month with two original
documentaries and other programming dedicated to Latin American history
and culture. The schedule is as follows:
PANCHO GONZALEZ: THE LATINO LEGEND OF TENNIS
Premieres Friday, September 16 (10:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT)
Spike TV presents the story of legendary Latino tennis player
Pancho Gonzalez, a Mexican-American tennis player who triumphed in
the sport at a time when it was dominated by the country club set.
He overcame racism and stereotyping of Latinos by sheer force of
will -- and talent. Encores Saturday, September 17 (2:00 - 3:00
AM, ET/PT) and Sunday, September 18 (10:00 - 11:00 AM, ET/PT).
Premieres Friday, September 23 (9:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT) with
limited commercial interruption.
Spike TV and filmmaker Dan Klores presents a celebration of the
influence of Latin baseball players in the United States. Encores
Saturday, September 24 (1:00 - 3:00 AM, ET/PT) and Sunday,
September 25 (9:00 - 11:00 AM, ET/PT).
LATIN DRAGON -- US TELEVISION PREMIERE
Premieres Wednesday, September 21 (9:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT).
Having survived a war and now serving the government as an
undercover agent, Danny Silva takes on his biggest foe yet: the
street gangs that have taken over his neighborhood. Unwilling to
play by the rules set down by the criminals, Silva forgoes the use
of guns and decides to battle the thugs with the strength of his
fists, spirit and willpower, turning himself into a real-life,
modern-day superhero. Starring Fabian Carillo, Gary Busey, and
* SPORTS ILLUSTRATED NFL PREVIEW SHOW
Premieres on Thursday, September 1 (9:00 - 10:00 PM, ET/PT)
Sports Illustrated celebrated annual NFL Preview issue comes to life on
Spike TV. Encores Saturday, September 3 (2:00 - 3:00 AM, ET/PT) and
Sunday, September 4 (10:00 - 11:00 AM, ET/PT).
* THE ULTIMATE GAMER: MADDEN 2006
Premieres Thursday, September 1 (10:00 - 10:30 PM, ET/PT)
Spike TV combs the nation to find one guy who will be crowned the
"Ultimate Gamer" for this summer's biggest release: Madden 2006.. The
lucky winner gets to meet the geniuses behind the game as well as some
of the athletes featured, and will have their game room decked-out in
the style befitting of the "Ultimate Gamer." Encores Saturday,
September 3 (10:30 - 11:00 AM, ET/PT); Sunday, Setpember 4 (1:00 - 1:30
AM, ET/PT); Thursday, September 8 (1:00 - 1:30 AM, ET/PT) and Saturday,
September 10 (2:00 - 2:30 AM, ET/PT).
* RAW DEAL
Premieres Sunday, September 4 (8:00 - 10:00 PM, ET/PT).
Mark Kaminsky is kicked out of the FBI for his rough treatment of a
suspect. He winds up as the sheriff of a small town in North Carolina.
Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. Encores Tuesday, September 13 (9:00 -
11:30 PM, ET/PT) and Saturday, September 24 (8:00 - 10:00 PM, ET/PT).
* HOT SHOTS! PART DEUX
Premieres Tuesday, September 6 (9:00 - 11:30 PM, ET/PT) as part of
The CIA want Topper Harley to lead a rescue mission into Iraq, to
rescue the last rescue team, who went in to rescue the last rescue team
who... who went in to rescue hostages left behind after Desert Storm.
Starring Charlie Sheen and Lloyd Bridges. Encores Sunday, September 25
(3:00 - 5:00 PM, ET/PT).
Premieres Sunday, September 11 (8:00 - 10:30 PM, ET/PT)
An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet
with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.
Starring Kurt Russell and James Spader. Encores Sunday, September 11
(10:30 PM - 1:00 AM, ET/PT) and Tuesday, September 20 (9:00 PM -
Premieres Saturday, September 17 (4:00 - 6:00 PM, ET/PT)
A small town gradually becomes aware of a strange creature which picks
off people one by one. But what is this creature, and where is it? At
the same time, a seismologist is working in the area, she detects
"tremors." The creature lives underground, and can 'pop up' without
warning. Trapped, the town-folk have no escape. Starring Kevin Bacon.
Premieres Sunday, September 18 (8:00 - 10:30 PM, ET/PT)
A private investigator is hired to discover if a "snuff film" is
authentic or not. Starring Nicolas Cage, Joaquin Phoenix, and James
* THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER SEASON 2
New episodes premiere Mondays (11:05 PM-Midnight, ET/PT); encores
Thursdays (11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT) and Saturdays (10:00-11:00 PM,
Eighteen of the best Mixed Martial Arts fighters, nine Heavyweights and
nine Welterweights, have come from around the world to Las Vegas with
one dream -- to be named the "Ultimate Fighter" and to be given a
contract in the Ultimate Fighting Championship(R) organization.
Coached by two world-renowned UFC champions, Matt Hughes and Rich
Franklin, these men will train together, live together and compete
against each other while trying to make that dream a reality. Hosted
by UFC(TM) President Dana White, this series provides an inside look
at the process of locating, developing and training the professional
Ultimate Fighters(TM) of the future.
* SUPER AGENT
New episodes premiere Fridays (10:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT); encores (2:00
- 3:00 AM, ET/PT), through September 9.
An insider's look at the process a player just out of college goes
through in choosing an agent, SPIKE TV follows USC defensive end Shaun
Cody, an early draft pick of the NFL's Detroit Lions, as he decides
which of nine agents will represent him.
* MAXIMUM MLB
New episodes premiere Saturdays (10:00 - 10:30 AM, ET/PT); encores
Mondays (Midnight - 12:30 AM, ET/PT).
Spike TV and the Emmy(R) award-winning in-house television and video
production division of Major League Baseball, present a weekly, half-
hour, behind-the-scenes look that showcases a series from the previous
week in a fun and humorous way.
* MXC (TV-PG)
Telecasts Thursdays (9:00 - 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, MXC 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 (9:00 -
10:00 PM and 11:00 PM - Midnight, 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.
* THE THREE STOOGES
Telecasts seven days a week, Sunday-Saturday (9:00 - 10:00 AM, ET/PT).
Larry, Moe and Curly are on Spike TV, showcasing their extremely
physical and sometimes controversial brand of slapstick humor that made
them one of the most famous comedy troupes in history.
Sunday afternoons in September, Spike TV telecasts a marathon of the
network's most popular programming and acquired movies. The schedule is as
* September 4 (2:00-7:00 PM, ET/PT)
SPIKE'S MOST AMAZING VIDEOS
* September 11 (1:30-7:00 PM, ET/PT)
* September 18 (3:00-7:00 PM, ET/PT)
BLOODSPORT (3:00 - 5:00 PM, ET/PT) and DEATH WARRANT (5:00 - 7:00 PM,
* September 25 (3:00-7:00 PM, ET/PT) -
HOT SHOTS! PART DEUX (3:00 - 5:00 PM, ET/PT) and FLETCH LIVES (5:00 -
7:00 PM, ET/PT)
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