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[09/15/06 - 12:00 AM]
Spike TV Highlights - October 2006

[via press release from Spike TV]

Spike TV Highlights - October 2006

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 --

SPECIAL EVENTS/MARATHONS

* SCREAM AWARDS 2006

Premieres Tuesday, October 10 (10:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT). Encores Tuesday, October 10 (Midnight - 2:00 AM, ET/PT), Saturday, October 14 (2:00 - 4:00 AM ET/PT), and Monday, October 16 (2:00 - 4:00 AM, ET/PT).

Spike presents the first annual televised event paying homage to the genres of horror, sci-fi and fantasy, as well as comic book culture. SCREAM AWARDS 2006 will tape at Pantages Theater in Hollywood. Show host, presenters, and musical acts to be announced.

* SCREAM WEEKEND

In honor of Scream Awards 2006, Spike presents a weekend packed with chills and thrills. The lineup is as follows:

Saturday, October 7

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

ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK (1981, Action/Science Fiction)

In 1997, when the US President crashes into Manhattan, now a giant maximum security prison, a convicted bank robber is sent in for a rescue. Starring Kurt Russell and Lee Van Cleef.

4:00 - 7:00 PM, ET/PT

THE SHINING (1980, Horror)

Chilling, cerebral drama about one blocked writer's decision to take his family to the remote (and haunted) hotel at which he's agreed to serve as a caretaker for the winter. But there's bad juju afoot and his son starts seeing gruesome images, while dad comes completely unglued and tries to chop his family into kindling. Based on the novel by Stephen King. Starring Jack Nicholson.

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

SPIKE'S MOST AMAZING VIDEOS

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.

8:00 - 10:30 PM, ET/PT

STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN

Admiral Kirk's midlife crisis is interrupted by the return of an old enemy looking for revenge and a potentially destructive device.

10:30 - 11:30 PM, ET/PT

THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER (encore)

11:30 PM - 12:30 AM, ET/PT

TNA WRESTLING: iMPACT! (encore)

Sunday, October 8

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

MXC ("The Monster Special")

On this edition of MXC all contestant put on costumes and put on a frightful display of athletic inability. Games include: SCALING WALL, STEPPING STONE, SLIDING DOWN THE TUNNEL, MUDBATH FOOTBALL AND RUNAWAY ROCKAWAY

2:30 - 5:00 PM, ET/PT

GHOSTBUSTERS II (1989, Comedy)

The discovery of a massive river of ectoplasm and a resurgence of specteral activity allows the staff of Ghostbusters to revive the business. Starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, and Sigourney Weaver.

5:00 - 6:00 PM, ET/PT

CSI ("Fur and Loathing")

The team is introduced to the "Furry" side of Vegas when a man is found dead on the side of the road, dressed in a raccoon suit. A gunshot victim is found in a deep-freezer.

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

CSI ("Suckered")

Grissom, Sara, and Nick respond to an electrocution at a casino, which is just a ruse to steal the central piece of the Japanese antiquities exhibit. Catherine and Warrick deal with a vampire murder.

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

CSI ("Werewolves")

The CSI team investigates the murder of a man suffering from a congenital hypertrichosis, causing him to grow excessive body hair. Elements of the case suggest a connection with a belief in werewolves. The case leads to the victim's sister, who suffers from the same disease. Because of her condition, she'd been hiding from the world, but it turns out that she's hiding facts that are vital to solving the case.

Broadcast Premiere!

8:00 - 10:00 PM, ET/PT

FEAR DOT COM (2002, Horror)

After discovering that several people died exactly 48 hours after logging on to "fear.com," a detective decides to check the web site out for himself. After signing in, he has exactly 48 hours to solve the mystery. Starring Stephen Dorff and Natascha McElhone.

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

CSI ("Fur and Loathing")

11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT

CSI: NY ("Grand Murder at Central Station")

Stella and Danny are heading into the world of cuddle parties: non- sexual events were adults learn to touch and hug each other. Meanwhile, Mac, Hawkes, and Flack investigate the death of a hated plastic surgeon found covered with lye with thousands of eyewitnesses during rush hour at Grand Central Station. While Mac and Stella assist Aiden in a rape case, after she breaks an evidence seal, Mac must come to terms with Aiden's action and work up the nerve to fire her.

Monday, October 9

Broadcast Premiere!

9:00 - 11:30 PM, ET/PT; Encores 12:30 - 3:00 AM, ET/PT.

GHOST SHIP (2002, Horror)

A crew of boat salvagers plunge into a world of horror after discovering a mysterious ship, which has been missing since 1953. Starring Gabriel Byrne and Julianna Margulies.

* UFC FIGHT NIGHT LIVE - THE FINAL CHAPTER: TITO ORTIZ VS KEN SHAMROCK III

Telecasts LIVE Tuesday, October 10 (8:00 - 10:00 PM, ET, tape delay for West Coast). Encores Saturday October, 14 (4:00 - 6:00 PM, ET/PT) and Monday, August 16 (Midnight - 2:00 AM, ET/PT).

Spike TV presents the third and final installment in the UFC's most storied rivalry between bitter rivals UFC Hall-of-Famer Ken "The World's Most Dangerous Man" Shamrock and Tito "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" Ortiz. This special UFC event headlines a fight card that will air LIVE from Hollywood, Florida at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel. Leading up to the fight, catch two days of UFC programming on Spike TV, including the UFC LIVE AND INSIDE (working title) on Monday, October 9 (8:00 - 8:30 PM, ET/PT); encores Tuesday, October 10 (11:30 AM - Noon, ET/PT).

* UFC OCTAGON GIRL SEARCH

Premieres Monday, October 2 (10:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT). Encores Sunday, October 8 (1:00 - 2:00 AM, ET/PT).

The search for the next UFC Octagon girl is on Spike. Ten finalists will compete to be the last woman standing. The winner will join the Octagon Girl team, appearing in UFC FIGHT NIGHT LIVE on October 10th.

* HALLOWEEN WEEKEND

The horror continues on Spike with a scary Halloween themed weekend. The lineup is as follows:

Saturday, October 28

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

SANTA'S SLAY (2005, Comedy/Horror)

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.

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

GHOST SHIP (2002, Horror)

8:00 - 10:00 PM, ET/PT

FEAR DOT COM (2002, Horror)

Sunday, October 29

1:30 - 4:00 PM, ET/PT

GHOSTBUSTERS II (1989, Comedy)

4:00 - 7:00 PM, ET/PT

THE SHINING (1980, Horror)

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

CSI ("Werewolves")

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

CSI ("Fur & Loathing")

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

TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE (2003, Horror)

Driving through the backwoods of Texas, five youths pick up a traumatized hitchhiker, who shoots herself in their van. Shaken by the suicide, the group seeks help from the locals, but their situation becomes even more surreal when they knock on the door of a remote homestead. It's quickly apparent the residents are a family of inbred psychopaths, and the unlucky youths suddenly find themselves running for their lives. Starring Jessica Biel, R Lee Ermey, and Eric Balfour.

11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT

CSI: NY ("Dancing With Fishes")

When a man is found murdered in an elevator, Mac, Flack, Danny and Lindsay investigate a world where very young girls enjoy sexual encounters with much older men. They're left trying to determine whether their best lead is a suspect, a witness ... or the intended victim. Stella and Hawkes investigate the death of a young man found in Central Park who died from an extreme allergic reaction and learn that he had been pretending to be someone that he wasn't.

Midnight - 1:00 AM, ET/PT

CSI ("Fur and Loathing")

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

CSI ("Werewolves")

ORIGINAL SERIES

* THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER 4: THE COMEBACK

New episodes premiere Thursdays (10:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT). Encores Saturdays (10:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT) and Mondays (11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT and 2:00 - 3:00 AM, ET/PT).

Sixteen former UFC fighters, eight middleweights and eight welterweights, have gathered in Las Vegas for a new season of the wildly popular series, THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER 4: THE COMEBACK. The special twist to season four is that the winning middleweight and welterweight fighters are both guaranteed a title fight and a six-figure cash prize. UFC President Dana White hosts, and UFC Legends Georges St. Pierre, Mark Dellagrotte and Randy Couture serve as advisers to the fighters.

UFC UNLEASHED

Telecasts Thursdays (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.

* BOSTON PD

Part three premieres Friday, October 6 (10:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT); part four Friday, October 6 (11:00 PM - Midnight), ET/PT.

This four-part action packed documentary miniseries that follows the lives of Boston Police officers on and off the job. Boston PD takes a rare glimpse into the daily routines of cops fighting crime in some of the city's worst neighborhoods. In the series, viewers see how the most routine traffic stop can lead to anything; and how a simple question to a young man standing on a street corner can turn into an all-out chase and take down, leading to the confiscation of a lethal weapon. Viewers will also get an inside look into how the work impacts the personal lives of the cops across different police units and how they find ways to cope.

* TNA WRESTLING: iMPACT! (TV-14)

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

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.

* MXC (TV-14)

Telecasts Monday - Saturday (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.

* DISORDERLY CONDUCT: VIDEO ON PATROL

Telecasts Fridays (11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT), Saturdays (9:00 - 10:00 PM, ET/PT), and Sundays (1:00 - 2:00 AM, ET/PT and 3:00 - 4:00 AM, ET/PT).

Spike TV takes viewers for a ride in this adrenaline-packed series with all new outrageous video footage pulled from precincts across the country

* GAME HEAD (TV-14)

New episodes premiere Saturdays (12:00 - 12:30 AM, ET/PT).

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

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

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

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

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!

ACQUIRED SERIES

* THE SHIELD

Telecasts Monday - Friday (11:00 AM - Noon, 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 Saturdays and Sundays (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.

MOVIE PREMIERES

* THE SHINING (1980, Horror)

Premieres Wednesday, October 4 (9:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT).

* THE ROOKIE (1990, Action/Comedy)

Premieres Sunday, October 15 (8:30 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT).

While tracking down an entrenched criminal, a tough maverick detective becomes responsible for the training of a spoiled rookie. Starring Clint Eastwood and Charlie Sheen.

* THE ORDER (2003, Mystery/Horror)

Premieres on Sunday October, 29 (2:00 - 4:00 AM, ET/PT).

A priest travels to Rome to uncover the mystery behind the death of the head of his order. Starring Heath Ledger and Shannyn Sossamon.

Artwork Available Upon Request

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





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· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· CSI: NEW YORK (CBS)
· DISORDERLY CONDUCT: VIDEO ON PATROL (SPIKE TV)
· FEAR FACTOR (NBC)
· IMPACT WRESTLING (POP)
· JACKASS (MTV)
· MXC (SPIKE TV)
· SHIELD, THE (FX)
· ULTIMATE FIGHTER, THE (FS1)
· WORLD'S MOST AMAZING VIDEOS (SPIKE TV)





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