or


[09/12/05 - 12:00 AM]
Spike TV Highlights - October 2005

[via press release from Spike TV]

Spike TV Highlights - October 2005

NEW YORK, Sept. 12 --

Spike TV Series Premieres

-- TNA: iMPACT!

Series premieres Saturday, October 1 (11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT); encores Mondays (Midnight - 1:00 AM, ET/PT).

Spike TV presents the new wrestling alternative, when Total Nonstop Action Wrestling's iMPACT! joins the 'Slammin' Saturday Night' lineup. Delivering a distinct brand of high-risk, live-action athletic entertainment, TNA's roster includes some of the most exciting and recognizable stars in wrestling today such as Jeff Jarrett, Raven, Jeff Hardy, AJ Styles, Abyss, Sean Waltman, Christopher Daniels, Monty Brown and others. TNA features the high-flying "X Division," the "Six-Sided Ring," and concept matches such as "Ultimate X," "King of the Mountain," and "Six Sides of Steel."

-- VIDEO GAME WEEKLY SERIES (working title)

Series premieres Saturday, October 15 (Midnight - 12:30 AM, ET/PT).

Spike TV presents a weekly showcase on the world of video games.

SPIKE TV SPECIAL EVENTS / MARATHONS

-- UFC ULTIMATE FIGHT NIGHT LIVE

Telecasts LIVE from Las Vegas, Monday, October 3 (9:00 - 11:00 PM, ET), tape delay for West Coast. Encores Monday, October 3 (1:00 - 3:00 AM, ET/PT) and Thursday, October 6 (9:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT).

Spike TV takes it to the Octagon with a live UFC fight card that features contestants from Season 1 of The Ultimate Fighter, including bouts with Stephan Bonnar, Chris Leben, and Josh Koscheck.

-- THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER 2 - MIDSEASON MARATHON

Telecasts Saturday, October 1 (5:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT).

Spike TV presents a marathon of the first six episodes of season two of The Ultimate Fighter. 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.

-- MXC SPECIAL EPISODE - "TNA vs. WWE"

Premieres Thursday, October 6 (9:00 - 9:30 PM, ET/PT).

To celebrate the launch of Spike TV's new series TNA: iMPACT!, the network presents a brand new episode of MXC, titled: "TNA vs. WWE." It's meat, muscle, and mayhem as Total Non Stop Action Wrestling tries to smack down the WWE. It's the classic battle of tight shorts vs. mock sports.

-- THE ULTIMATE GAMER: SOCOM 3

Premieres Thursday, October 6 (10:30 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT); encores Saturday, October 8 (Midnight - 12:30 AM, ET/PT), Sunday, October 9 (10:00 - 10:30 AM, ET/PT), Tuesday, October 11 (1:00 - 1:30 AM, ET/PT) and Saturday, October 15 (12:30 - 1:00 AM, ET/PT).

Spike TV combs the nation to find one guy who will be crowned the "Ultimate Gamer" for SOCOM 3. The lucky winner will have the opportunity to meet the creators of SOCOM 3, simulate a real special ops mission, and destroy a weapons pile all while Spike TV's team decks out their room in the style befitting of the "Ultimate Gamer."

FILMS OF FURY

Every Saturday (2:00 - 4:00 PM, ET/PT) in October, Spike TV premieres a different high-flying, hard-hitting, action-packed martial arts movie. The schedule is as follows:

Saturday, October 1 (2:00 - 4:00 PM, ET/PT).

BRUCE LEE: FIST OF FURY (1972, Action/Drama)

A young man seeks vengeance for the death of his teacher. Starring Bruce Lee.

Saturday, October 8 (2:00 - 4:00 PM, ET/PT).

BRUCE LEE: GAME OF DEATH (1978, Action/Drama)

A martial arts movie star must fake his death to find the people who are trying to kill him. Starring Bruce Lee.

Saturday, October 15 (2:00 - 4:00 PM, ET/PT).

BORN TO DEFENSE (1986, Action/Drama)

An action packed film about a retired Chinese army officer who stands up against some jaded, mean-spirited American military figures at the end of World War II in occupied Tsang Tao. Starring Jet Li.

Saturday, October 22 (2:00 - 4:00 PM, ET/PT).

OPERATION CONDOR 2: THE ARMOUR OF THE GODS (1986, Action)

Jackie Chan and his bumbling sidekick are sent on a quest through Europe to find a mysterious treasure held by a shadowy organization of monks. Starring Jackie Chan.

Saturday, October 29 (2:00 - 4:00 PM, ET/PT).

DRAGONS FOREVER (1988, Action/Comedy)

Jackie Chan stars as a hot-shot lawyer hired by a Hong Kong chemical plant to dispose of opposition to their polluting ways.

SPIKE TV MOVIE PREMIERES

World Television Premiere!

-- WAKE OF DEATH (2004, Action/Adventure)

Premieres Wednesday, October 5 (9:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT); encores Saturday, October 8 (7:00 - 9:00 PM, ET/PT).

Spike TV presents the world television premiere of Jean Claude Van Damme's WAKE OF DEATH. Van Damme stars as Ben Archer, an ex-cop whose wife is murdered after bringing home a young Chinese refugee that turns out to be a daughter of a ruthless warlord. Now Ben must embark on a mission of revenge of his wife's death.

-- TREMORS (1990, Action/Horror)

Premieres Saturday, October 8 (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.

-- HOFFA (1992, Biography/Crime)

Premieres Sunday, October 16 (3:30 - 6:30 PM, ET/PT).

This powerful film recounts the life and times of Teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa -- from his impassioned struggle to build his union into a powerful force on the American scene to his mysterious end. Starring Jack Nicholson, Danny Devito, Armand Assante.

Premiere!

-- CITY ON FIRE (1987, Action/Crime)

Premieres Saturday, October 22 (4:30 - 7:00 PM, ET/PT).

When an undercover cop is killed, Chow is recruited by Inspector Lau to take his place trying to infiltrate a gang of thieves who plan to rob a jewelry store. Starring Chow Yun-Fat.

World Television Premiere!

-- SANTA'S SLAY (2005, Comedy/Horror)

Premieres Tuesday, October 25 (9:00 - 11:30 PM, ET/PT) as part of "Casino Cinema."

Santa Claus is actually a demon who lost a bet with an Angel, so he becomes the giver of toys and happiness. But when the bet is off, he returns to his evil ways. Starring Bill Goldberg. Encores October 29 (7:00 - 9:00 PM, ET/PT) as part of Slammin' Saturday Night.

-- BLOOD ANGELS (2004, Horror)

Premieres Sunday, October 30 (8:00 - 10:00 PM, ET/PT); encores Sunday, October 30 (10:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT).

Spike TV is celebrating Halloween with the broadcast premiere of BLOOD ANGELS. A young woman gets caught up in the plans of a coven of vampires fighting to free themselves from their master. Starring Lorenzo Lamas.

ORIGINAL SERIES

-- 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, ET/PT).

-- MAXIMUM MLB

New episodes premiere Saturdays (10:00 - 10:30 AM, ET/PT); encores Mondays (1:00 - 1:30 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); Sundays (1:00 - 1:30 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, 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.

ACQUIRED SERIES

-- CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (TV-PG)

Telecasts Monday - Friday (7:00 - 9:00 PM, ET/PT), Tuesday - Friday (Midnight - 1:00 AM, ET/PT) and Fridays (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 Sunday-Saturday (9:00 - 10:00 AM, ET/PT) and Saturday and Sunday (3:00 - 4:00 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 SPECIAL MARATHONS

Every Sunday afternoon in October, Spike TV telecasts a marathon of the network's most popular programming. The schedule is as follows:

-- October 2 (1:00 - 8:00 PM, ET/PT)

WORLD'S WILDEST POLICE VIDEOS

-- October 9 (1:00 - 8:00 PM, ET/PT)

HORSEPOWER

-- October 16

Preempted by Spike TV movie presentations.

-- October 23 (12:30 PM - 1:00 AM, ET/PT)

TRUCKS! (12:30 - 7:00 PM, ET/PT) and SPIKE'S MOST AMAZING VIDEOS (7:00 PM - 1:00 AM, ET/PT).

-- October 30 (1:00 - 8:00 PM, ET/PT)

SPIKE'S MOST AMAZING VIDEOS

Artwork Available Upon Request

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





  [september 2005]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· FEAR FACTOR (MTV)
· IMPACT WRESTLING (POP)
· JACKASS (MTV)
· MXC (SPIKE TV)
· ULTIMATE FIGHTER, THE (FS1)
· WORLD'S WILDEST POLICE VIDEOS (SPIKE TV)





[11/20/17 - 01:30 PM]
"The Bachelor: Countdown to Arie" Previews the Iconic Series' 22nd Season on Monday, December 11, on ABC
For the first time ever, Bachelor Nation will get an intimate, behind-the-scenes look at Arie Luyendyk Jr.'s life, his family and his love of racing.

[11/20/17 - 12:49 PM]
Investigation Discovery Reveals the Monster Behind the Disappearance of Laci Peterson in "Scott Peterson: An American Murder Mystery"
The two-hour special premieres Wednesday, November 29 at 9:00/8:00c, exclusively on ID.

[11/20/17 - 12:33 PM]
Sports Illustrated and Time Inc. Productions Produce First National Telecast of SI's Sportsperson of the Year Awards; Event to Air on NBCSN
The awards show, which was previously only available for viewing online, will air as a one-hour special Friday, December 8 at 8:00/7:00c on NBCSN.

[11/20/17 - 12:07 PM]
Video: The Wait Is Finally Over - Here's the Official Trailer for Season 3 of "The Magicians"
Look for the new season to roll out Wednesday, January 10 on Syfy.

[11/20/17 - 10:59 AM]
Wedding Bells Ring in Boston for New Season of "Married at First Sight," Premiering January 2
In season six, Boston area singles yearning for a life-long partnership agree to a provocative proposal: getting legally married to a stranger the moment they first meet.

[11/20/17 - 10:21 AM]
"CMT Crossroads" Unites Critically-Acclaimed Pop Superstar Kesha with Grammy Award-Winning Group Old Crow Medicine Show for an All-New Episode Premiering Wednesday, December 6 at 10 PM ET/PT
The episode will tape in Nashville, home to both artists, and feature performances of each other's biggest songs including hits from Kesha's latest No. 1 album Rainbow and Old Crow Medicine Show fan-favorite "Wagon Wheel."

[11/20/17 - 10:10 AM]
Showtime(R) Names Marja-Lewis Ryan Showrunner and Executive Producer of "The L Word" Sequel
Series creator Ilene Chaiken will serve as executive producer, along with Jennifer Beals, Katherine Moennig and Leisha Hailey, who all starred in the original series.

[11/20/17 - 10:00 AM]
NBC, Hollywood Foreign Press Association and dick clark productions to Air "Golden Globes 75th Anniversary Special" on Wednesday, Dec. 13
The two-hour special will be hosted by Eric McCormack and Debra Messing, who have a combined 13 Golden Globe nominations between them.

[11/20/17 - 09:01 AM]
"Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution," Following One Man's Journey to Discover the Leading Edge of Energy Solutions, Debuts Dec. 11 on HBO
The film reveals pioneering renewable-energy solutions that are making the potential future brighter than ever before, while underscoring notions of human resilience and social justice.

[11/20/17 - 08:35 AM]
PBS Announces New Series "We'll Meet Again" - Executive Produced and Reported by Ann Curry - Will Premiere on January 23
Exploring some of history's most dramatic events through the personal stories of those who experienced them, the series brings together people whose lives intersected at pivotal moments.

[11/20/17 - 08:31 AM]
A&E Sets December 11 for the Television Premiere of A&E IndieFilms Documentary Feature "A Gray State"
Set in a dystopian near-future where civil liberties are trampled by an unrestrained federal government, the film's crowd funded trailer was enthusiastically received by the burgeoning online community of libertarians, Tea Party activists as well as members of the nascent alt-right.

[11/20/17 - 08:12 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Cowboys-Eagles Showdown Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock's "Sunday Night Football" franchise easily tops the night in all categories.

[11/20/17 - 07:45 AM]
Food Network to Go Live with Multi-Platform Cookie Party
This cookie extravaganza invites fans to join the celebration, bring along any questions they may have and will showcase Food Network's expertise across all things cookie and holiday alike.

[11/20/17 - 07:12 AM]
Adventure and Merriment Are on Tap When Travel Channel's "Booze Traveler" with Jack Maxwell Returns Monday, December 18 at 11 p.m. ET/PT
Throughout the 16-episode season, Jack Maxwell will visit Arizona, the Caribbean, Chile, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, France, Italy, Michigan, Taiwan, New England, New Mexico, the Pacific Northwest, the Rocky Mountains and more.

[11/20/17 - 06:05 AM]
Amazon Prime Original Anthology Series "Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams" Debuts on January 12
Based on various writings from author Philip K. Dick, each of the ten standalone episodes are set in a different and unique world - some which lay in the far reaches of the universe, and others which are much closer to home.