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[05/08/06 - 12:00 AM]
Spike TV Highlights - June 2006

[via press release from Spike TV]

Spike TV Highlights - June 2006

NEW YORK, May 8 --

ORIGINAL SERIES PREMIERES

* BLADE: THE SERIES

Series Premieres Wednesday, June 28 (10:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT) with LIMITED COMMERCIAL INTERRUPTION. Encores Wednesday, June 28 (Midnight - 2:00 AM, ET/PT).

Spike TV's first original scripted drama, BLADE: THE SERIES stars Kirk "Sticky" Jones (Over There, The Shield) as the title character who is half- man, half-vampire and employs his extraordinary powers in a crusade to save mankind from the demonic creatures who walk the night. Set in Detroit, Blade investigates the vampire house of Chthon. Along the way he forms an uneasy alliance with Krista Starr, portrayed by costar Jill Wagner (Punk'd, Monk), a former military veteran who becomes entrenched in the world of vampires while investigating the murder of her twin brother.

* CARPOCALYPSE: CIVIL WAR - SEASON 2

Premieres Saturday, June 3 (8:00 - 9:00 PM, ET/PT); encores Sundays (1:00 - 2:00 PM, ET/PT).

Ringleaders Don Nerone and Chuck Rush are still in charge for the outrageous second season of Carpocalypse. Demolition derby racing returns with even bigger and crazier events, but this season, season one Southerners are pitted against newcomers from the North. Half the races will take place in Bithlo, Florida; the other half will happen on northern turf in Buffalo, NY, rekindling a generations-old rivalry that's sure to be interesting.

* DISORDERLY CONDUCT: VIDEO ON PATROL

Premieres Saturday, June 3 (9:00 - 10:00 PM, ET/PT).

Spike TV takes you for a ride in this adrenaline-packed series with all new outrageous video footage pulled from precincts across the country. SPECIAL EVENTS/MARATHONS

* HARDCORE: THE LARRY FLYNT STORY

Premieres Wednesday, June 7 (12:30 - 2:00 AM, ET/PT) immediately following the Casino Cinema presentation of the premiere of THE PEOPLE VS LARRY FLYNT.

HARDCORE: THE LARRY FLYNT STORY is a documentary that provides an honest look at one of the most controversial figures in America today. An unlikely hero for free speech, Larry Flynt is synonymous with the porn industry. As the founder of Hustler magazine, Flynt's magazine featured more explicit photographs than had ever been seen before. He's been taken to the Supreme Court, jailed, shot, and paralyzed.

* FATHER'S DAY WEEKEND

Telecasts Saturday, June 17 (2:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT) and Sunday, June 18 (1:00 PM - 1:30 AM, ET/PT).

In honor of Father's Day, Spike TV presents an action packed weekend of programming. The complete schedule is as follows:

Saturday, June 17

2:00 - 4:00 PM, ET/PT

Broadcast Premiere!

SAMOURAIS (2002, Action)

Half a century ago, a Japanese family summoned a demon known as Kodeni to dispose of its adversaries. Once the killing was done, the family was cursed. Now, Tokyo Police Inspector Fujiwara is investigating the murder of a video game designer. The investigation leads him to a frightening discovery - the same lethal demon is about to be reborn. Fujiwara must travel to Paris and kill this unborn child who is the reincarnation of Kodeni and who threatens to destroy the world. Starring Cyril Mourali.

4:00 - 6:30 PM, ET/PT

THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY (1966 Action/Western, TV-PG) T

hree gunmen set out to find a hidden fortune. Who will walk away with the cash? Starring Clint Eastwood.

6:30 - 7:00 PM, ET/PT

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7:00 - 8:00 PM, ET/PT

SPIKE'S MOST AMAZING VIDEOS

8:00 - 9:00 PM, ET/PT

CARPOCALYPSE: CIVIL WAR

9:00 - 10:00 PM, ET/PT

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: VIDEO ON PATROL

10:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT

THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER 3

The best up-and-coming mixed martial artists from around the world have convened in Las Vegas in pursuit of one goal - to be named the "Ultimate Fighter" and to be given a contract in the Ultimate Fighting Championship(R) organization. For the third season UFC legends and bitter rivals Ken Shamrock, "The World's Most Dangerous Man," and Tito Ortiz will train and coach the light-heavyweights and middleweights.

11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT

TNA WRESTLING: IMPACT!

The new wrestling alternative, "TNA: iMPACT!" delivers a distinct brand of high-risk, athletic entertainment. Viewers are drawn in by TNA's philosophy of less talk and more action and the technically advance six- sided ring. TNA's roster integrates well-known wrestling superstars like Sting, Christian Cage, Jeff Jarrett, and Team 3D with the world's best up-and-coming talent, such as AJ Styles, Christopher Daniels, Samoa Joe, and Monty Brown.

Sunday 6/18

1:00 - 2:00 PM, ET/PT

CARPOCALYPSE: CIVIL WAR

2:00 - 3:00 PM, ET/PT

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: VIDEO ON PATROL

3:00 - 4:00 PM, ET/PT

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: VIDEO ON PATROL

4:00 - 6:30 PM, ET/PT

TOP GUN (1986, Action)

The macho students of an elite US Flying school for advanced fighter pilots compete to be best in the class, and one romances the teacher. Starring Tom Cruise, Val Kilmer, and Kelly McGillis.

6:30 - 9:00 PM, ET/PT

BLADE (1998, Action/Horror)

A half-vampire, half-mortal man becomes a protector of the mortal race, while slaying evil vampires. Starring Wesley Snipes and Stephen Dorff.

Broadcast Premiere!

9:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT

ANIMAL

Animal is a violent gang member sentenced to prison, leaving his young son to grow up alone on the streets. While in prison, Animal meets an aging black revolutionary who changes the way Animal sees himself and his place in the world. When Animal returns home many years later, now a reformed man, he discovers his son has assumed his life of crime and must find a way to tear down the gangster legacy that he created himself. Starring Oscar nominee Terrence Howard and Ving Rhames.

11:00 PM - 1:30 AM, ET/PT

BLADE (1998, Action/Horror)

A half-vampire, half-mortal man becomes a protector of the mortal race, while slaying evil vampires. Starring Wesley Snipes and Stephen Dorff.

* THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER - SEASON 3 MARATHON AND THE ULTIMATE FINALE LIVE

Marathon telecasts Saturday, June 24 (9:00 AM - 9:00 PM, ET/PT); Finale telecasts LIVE from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas Saturday, June 24 (9:00 PM - Midnight, ET, tape delay for West Coast), encores Saturday, June 24 (Midnight - 3:00 AM, ET/PT), Sunday, June 25 (5:00 - 8:00 PM, ET/PT) and Monday, June 26 (10:00 PM - 1:00 AM, ET/PT).

LIVE from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, the finalists from the middleweight and light heavyweight classes will square off in the octagon to find out who is THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER - and who receives a three year, six figure deal from the Ultimate Fighting Championship(TM). In honor of this season's finale, Spike TV presents twelve back-to-back episodes of Season 3 leading up to the finale.

* ULTIMATE FIGHT NIGHT LIVE

Premieres LIVE from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas Wednesday, June 28 (8:00 - 10:00 PM, ET, tape delay for West Coast).

Spike TV takes it to the Octagon with its sixth LIVE UFC fight card.

* BLADE: THE SERIES PREMIERE ACTION/ADVENTURE MARATHON

Telecasts Wednesday, June 28 (9:00 AM - 4:00 AM, ET/PT).

In honor of the premiere of BLADE: THE SERIES, Spike TV presents a marathon of action starting at 9:00 AM, ET/PT. The complete schedule is as follows:

9:00 - 11:00 AM, ET/PT

A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 7: NEW NIGHTMARE (1994, Horror)

Freddy Krueger, upset that he was killed off in the last "Nightmare on Elm Street" movie, attempts to murder his creators and actors from his previous films.

Premiere!

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM, ET/PT

THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE II (1986, Horror)

Young DJ Vantia Block is hosting a music show when two renegade hoodlums phone her and start making trouble. The situation changes rapidly as the kids drive to a passageway and get sawed to pieces by Leatherface, while the shocked DJ listens to the kids' screams. Local sheriff approaches Block and convinces her to play the recording made from the phone call on radio, hoping that the killers would show up. Starring Dennis Hopper, Bill Moseley, Bill Johnson, Caroline Williams, and Lou Perry.

1:00 - 3:00 PM, ET/PT

THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE (2003, Horror)

A group of college kids, on their way back from scoring drugs in Mexico, run into a hitchhiker who has just survived a horrific massacre from the night before. They try to help the girl, but in the process end up falling prey to her mysterious fear, which happens to be wielding a chainsaw. Starring Jessica Biel and Jonathan Tucker.

3:00 - 8:00 PM, ET/PT

UFC UNLEASHED MARATHON

8:00 - 10:00 PM, ET

ULTIMATE FIGHT NIGHT LIVE

Spike TV takes it to the Octagon with its sixth LIVE UFC fight card.

Series Premiere!

10:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT

BLADE: THE SERIES - with LIMITED COMMERCIAL INTERRUPTION

Midnight - 2:00 AM, ET/PT

BLADE: THE SERIES (ENCORE)

2:00 - 4:00 AM, ET/PT

BLOOD ANGELS (2004, Horror)

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 3

New episodes premiere Thursdays (10:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT) and encores Saturdays (10:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT) and Mondays (11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT).

* TNA WRESTLING: iMPACT! (TV-14)

New episodes premiere Thursdays (11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT); encores Saturdays (11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT).

* SPIKE'S MOST AMAZING VIDEOS - NEW ORIGINAL EPISODES (TV-14)

New episodes premiere Saturdays (7:00 - 8:00 PM, ET/PT) as part of

Slammin' Saturday Night.

Featuring rescues, shootouts, and explosions, Spike's Most Amazing Videos delivers a combination of real and rare footage for some of the most heart- pounding and unbelievable moments ever captured on film. Hosted by Stacey Keach.

* UFC UNLEASHED

Telecasts Thursdays (9:00 - 10:00 PM, ET/PT), encore Mondays (9:00 - 10:00 PM, ET/PT).

This one-hour series features the greatest moments from the UFC(R)'s vast library of fight footage. The show includes classic bouts never before seen on television except on pay-per-view.

* MXC (TV-14)

Telecasts Mondays - Saturdays (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.

* GAME HEAD (TV-14)

New episodes premiere Saturdays (Midnight - 12:30 AM, ET/PT).

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

ACQUIRED SERIES

* THE SHIELD

Back-to-back episodes telecasts Fridays (10:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT and 11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT) and Sundays (Midnight - 1:00 AM, ET/PT and 1:00 - 2:00 AM, ET/PT).

The story of in inner-city Los Angeles police precinct where some of the cops aren't above breaking the rules or working against their associates to both keep the streets safe and their self-interests intact. Starring Emmy Award(R) winner Michael Chiklis and Catherine Dent.

* CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (TV-PG)

Telecasts Monday - Friday (7:00 - 9:00 PM, ET/PT), Monday - Friday (Midnight - 1:00 AM, ET/PT), Mondays AND Fridays (9:00 - 10:00 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.

* THE THREE STOOGES (TV-PG)

Telecasts Sunday and Saturday (9:00 - 10:00 AM, ET/PT) and Sundays (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.

MOVIE PREMIERES

* NEVER SAY DIE (1989, Action/Thriller)

Premieres Saturday, June 3 (2:00 - 4:00 PM, ET/PT).

Ex-Special Forces soldier Frank Zagarino, ambushed and left to die, returns to seek vengeance on the renegade commander who betrayed him. Zagarino sees his perfect opportunity when his nemesis kidnaps a general's daughter. Starring Frank Zagarino and Billy Drago.

* BLADE (1998, Action/Horror)

Premieres Tuesday, June 6 (9:00 - 11:30 PM, ET/PT).

A half-vampire, half-mortal man becomes a protector of the mortal race, while slaying evil vampires. Starring Wesley Snipes and Stephen Dorff.

* THE PEOPLE VS. LARRY FLYNT (1996, Biography/Drama)

Premieres Wednesday, June 7 (9:00 - 12:30 AM, ET/PT) as part of Casino Cinema.

The life of controversial pornographer, Hustler magazine founder, First Amendment activist and paraplegic Larry Flynt. Starring Woody Harrelson and Courtney Love.

* YEAR OF THE DRAGON (1985, Crime/Action)

Premieres Saturday, June 10 (4:00 - 7:00 PM, ET/PT)

Using unprecedented degrees of violence, young Joey Tai becomes the head of Chinese mafia in New York and undisputed leader of the Chinese community. Starring Mickey Rourke and John Lone.

Broadcast Premiere!

* THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE - BROADCAST PREMIERE

Premieres Tuesday, June 27 (9:00 - 11:30 PM, ET/PT) as part of Casino Cinema.

A group of college kids, on their way back from scoring drugs in Mexico, run into a hitchhiker who has just survived a horrific massacre from the night before. They try to help the girl, but in the process end up falling prey to her mysterious fear, which happens to be wielding a chainsaw. Starring Jessica Biel and Jonathan Tucker.

WEEKEND PROGRAMMING

* WEEKEND POWERBLOCK

Spike TV puts sexy car enthusiast Courtney Hansen in the driver's seat as host of the network's "Power Block" lineup, a weekend (Saturdays Noon - 2:00 PM, ET/PT and Sundays 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM, ET/PT) two-hour block of auto related programming. Saturdays in June, Spike TV debuts new episodes of MUSCLECAR and EXTREME 4X4.

Saturdays

Noon - 12:30 PM, ET/PT

HORSEPOWER TV

Host Joe Elmore and tech expert Mike Galley work out of their to-die-for performance garage sharing speed secrets on how to transform everyday cars into road burners and how to get the most out of them on the street and at the strip. This series captures the performance lifestyle taking viewers to America's best events, rallies and races.

12:30 - 1:00 PM, ET/PT

MUSCLE CAR

Celebrating America's love affair with these fabled '60's and 70's era muscle cars, the series focuses on finding, restoring and modifying iconic Detroit iron like the Pontiac GTO, the Hemi Cuba, the Boss Mustang and the Chevelle SS.

1:00 - 1:30 PM, ET/PT

XTREME 4X4

Hosted by Ian Johnson and Jessi Combs, this series features hardcore 4x4 build-ups and off-road truck projects, plus extreme action events - rock crawling, desert racing, sand drags, mud racing, and trail riding adventure.

1:30 - 2:00 PM, ET/PT

TRUCKS!

This how-to/new vehicle series addresses the light truck market with special emphasis on pickups and sport utility vehicles. From the wildest jet drag trucks and monster trucks to the world's most radical 4x4 rock crawlers and customs, each episode takes viewers step-by-step modifying, customizing, restoring and testing classic and sport trucks, off-roaders and race trucks.

Sundays

11:00 - 11:30 AM, ET/PT

HORSEPOWER TV

11:30 AM - Noon, ET/PT

MUSCLE CAR

Noon - 12:30 PM, ET/PT

XTREME 4X4

12:30 - 1:00 PM, ET/PT

TRUCKS!

* FILMS OF FURY

Saturdays in June, Spike TV features a different high-flying, hard- hitting, action-packed martial arts movie. The schedule is as follows:

Saturday, June 3

Premiere!

2:00 - 4:00 PM, ET/PT and 2:00 - 4:00 AM, ET/PT

NEVER SAY DIE (1989, Action/Thriller)

Ex-Special Forces soldier Frank Zagarino, ambushed and left to die, returns to seek vengeance on the renegade commander who betrayed him. Zagarino sees his perfect opportunity when his nemesis kidnaps a general's daughter. Starring Frank Zagarino and Billy Drago.

Saturday, June 10

2:00 - 4:00 PM, ET/PT and 2:00 - 4:00 AM, ET/PT

CHINA O'BRIEN 2 (1992, Action)

China O'Brien has trouble with a dealer who puts a prize on her head because she had spoiled an important drug deal of his. Starring Cynthia Rothrock and Richard Norton.

Saturday, June 17

Broadcast Premiere!

2:00 - 4:00 PM, ET/PT and 2:00 - 4:00 AM, ET/PT

SAMOURAIS (2002, Action)

* SUNDAY SPECIALS

Sunday, June 4 (2:30 - 7:30 PM, ET/PT).

WORLD'S MOST AMAZING VIDEOS MARATHON

Sunday, June 11

3:30 - 6:00 PM, ET/PT

THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY (1966 Action/Western, TV-PG)

6:00 - 8:00 PM, ET/PT

TODAY YOU DIE (2005, Action/Drama)

A former thief who is trying to go straight seeks vengeance on those who framed him. Starring Steven Seagal.

Sunday, June 18

4:00 - 6:30 PM, ET/PT

TOP GUN (1986, Action)

6:30 - 9:00 PM, ET/PT

BLADE (1998, Action/Horror)

Sunday, June 25

1:00 - 3:00 PM, ET/PT

YOUNG GUNS (1988, Western/Action)

A group of young gunmen, led by Billy the Kid, become deputies to avenge the murder of the rancher who became their benefactor. But when Billy takes their authority too far, they become the hunted. Starring Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, and Lou Diamond Phillips.

3:00 - 5:00 PM, ET/PT

YOUNG GUNS II (1990, Western/Action)

Billy "The Kid" and his gang are wanted by the law, and when "Doc" Scurlock and Chavez are captured, Billy has to save them. Starring Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, and Lou Diamond Phillips.

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





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· BLADE: THE SERIES (SPIKE TV)
· CARPOCALYPSE (SPIKE TV)
· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· DISORDERLY CONDUCT: VIDEO ON PATROL (SPIKE TV)
· FEAR FACTOR (NBC)
· IMPACT WRESTLING (SPIKE TV)
· JACKASS (MTV)
· MONK (USA)
· MXC (SPIKE TV)
· OVER THERE (FX)
· PUNK'D (MTV)
· SHIELD, THE (FX)
· ULTIMATE FIGHTER, THE (FS1)
· WORLD'S MOST AMAZING VIDEOS (SPIKE TV)





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