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[10/04/06 - 09:39 AM]
Spike TV Highlights - November 2006
Among the highlights: season five of "MXC" set for Friday, November 10 at midnight.

[via press release from Spike TV]

Spike TV Highlights - November 2006

NEW YORK, Oct. 3 --

SERIES PREMIERE

* INSIDE THE UFC Premieres Thursday, November 9 (Midnight - 12:40AM, ET/PT). Encores Fridays (1:20 - 2:00 AM, ET/PT).

Hosted by Joe Rogan, Spike TV presents a weekly magazine show that takes a look into the world of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

* MXC - SEASON 5 (TV-14) Premieres Friday, November 10 (Midnight - 12:40 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. SPECIAL EVENTS/MARATHONS

* THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER - SEASON 4: THE COMEBACK MARATHON AND THE ULTIMATE FINALE LIVE

Marathon telecasts Saturday, November 11 (9:00 AM - 9:00 PM, ET/PT); Finale premieres LIVE from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas Saturday, November 11 (9:00 PM - Midnight, ET, tape delay for West Coast); encores Saturday, November 11 (Midnight - 3:00 AM, ET/PT), Monday, November 13(11:30 PM - 2:30 AM, ET/PT) and Saturday, November 18 (3:00 PM - 6:00 PM, ET/PT).

LIVE from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, the finalists from the welterweight and light heavyweight divisions will square off in the octagon to find out who is THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER -- and who will receives a shot at the elusive UFC title, along with 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 4: THE COMEBACK leading up to the finale.

* THANKSGIVING JAMES BOND MOVIE MARATHON Marathon telecasts Tuesday, November 21 (9:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT) and (1:00 - 4:00 AM, ET/PT), Wednesday, November 22 (9:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT) and (1:00 - 4:00 AM, ET/PT), Thursday, November 23 (10:00 AM - 7:00 PM, ET/PT) and (1:00 - 4:00 AM, ET/PT), Friday, November 24 (10:00 AM - 7:00 PM, ET/PT), (9:00 - 11:30 PM, ET/PT), and 1:00 - 4:00 AM, ET/PT), Saturday, November 25 (2:30 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT) and (1:00 - 4:00 AM, ET/PT), and Sunday, November 26 (1:30 - 7:00 PM, ET/PT), (8:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT) and (1:00 - 4:00 AM, ET/PT).

This Thanksgiving, Spike TV presents a six-day marathon of James Bond movies. The complete schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, November 21

9:00 PM - Midnight, 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.

1:00 - 4:00 AM, 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.

Wednesday, November 22

9:00 PM - 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.

1:00 - 4:00 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

Thursday, November 23

10:00 AM - 1:30 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.

1:30 - 4:00 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.

4:00 - 7:00 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.

1:00 - 4:00 AM, 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 Timothy Dalton.

Friday, November 24

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, ET/PT LICENSE TO KILL (1989, TV-14)

1:00 - 4:00 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.

4:00 - 7:00 PM, 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 Sutton.

9:00 - 11:30 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

1:00 - 4:00 AM, 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.

Saturday, November 25

2:30 - 5:00 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.

5:00 - 8:00 PM, 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.

8:00 - 11:00 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.

1:00 - 4:00 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.

Sunday, November 26

1:30 - 4:00 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.

4:00 - 7:00 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.

8:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT DIE ANOTHER DAY

1:00 - 4:00 AM, ET/PT DIE ANOTHER DAY

* ROCKY BAL-BLOWOUT

Sunday, November 12 (1:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT)

In anticipation of ROCKY BALBOA arriving in theatres this Christmas, Spike presents a marathon of ROCKY movies starring Sylvester Stallone. The schedule is as follows:

1:00 - 3:30 PM, ET/PT ROCKY (1976) A small time boxer gets a once in a lifetime chance to fight the heavyweight champ in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect. Starring Sylvester Stallone, Burgess Meredith, Talia Shire and Carl Weathers.

3:30 - 6:00 PM, ET/PT ROCKY II (1979) Rocky struggles in family life after his bout with Apollo Creed, while the embarrassed champ insistently goads him to accept a challenge for a rematch. Starring Sylvester Stallone, Burgess Meredith, Talia Shire and Carl Weathers.

6:00 - 8:30 PM, ET/PT ROCKY III (1982) When Rocky is defeated by a brutal challenger, Apollo Creed offers to retrain him in order to regain his fighting spirit. Starring Sylvester Stallone, Burgess Meredith, Talia Shire, Mr. T and Carl Weathers.

8:30 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT ROCKY IV - UNCUT (1985) When Apollo Creed is killed in a match against a powerful Soviet boxer, Rocky decides to challenge him himself. Starring Sylvester Stallone, Dolph Lundgren, Talia Shire, and BurtYoung. Presented UNCUT.

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 (10:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT and 11:00 PM - Midnight, 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.

* TNA WRESTLING: iMPACT! (TV-14) Beginning Thursday, November 16, new episodes premiere at 9:00 PM, ET/PT, starting with a two-hour special. Regularly telecasts 9:00 - 10:00 PM, ET/PT and 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 New episodes premiere Fridays (Midnight - 12:40 AM, ET/PT). Additional telecasts Monday - Wednesday (1:00-1:30 AM, ET/PT).

* DISORDERLY CONDUCT: VIDEO ON PATROL New episodes premiere Mondays (10:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT) and encore Mondays (3:00 - 4:00 AM, ET/PT). Additional 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 Fridays (12:40 - 1:20 AM, ET/PT).

* 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

* CSI: NY Telecasts Sundays (11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT).

The third edition of the "CSI" franchise sets up shop in the Big Apple, where taciturn Detective Mac Taylor (Gary Sinise) and his partner, Detective Stella Bonasera (Melina Kanakaredes), lead a crime-solving team. Like his counterparts in Las Vegas and Miami, Taylor knows that people may lie, but the evidence rarely does.

* 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 World Television Premiere!

* THE CUTTER (2005, Action/Drama) Premieres Wednesday, November 1 (9:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT).

John Shepherd is a former cop working as a private investigator. He allies himself with a diamond cutter against a ruthless former SS soldier, who is searching for a valuable artifact. Starring Chuck Norris.

* HARD TO KILL (1990, Action) Premieres Wednesday, November 8 (9:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT).

After seven years in a coma from an attack that left his wife dead, a police officer recovers and seeks revenge on the crooked politician who thinks he is dead. Starring Steven Seagal and Kelly Le Brock.

* WELCOME TO COLLINWOOD (2002, Comedy) Premieres Thursday, November 16 (2:00 - 4:00 AM, ET/PT)

Ensemble crime comedy about an oddball assortment of petty crooks who plan a Cleveland jewelry-store heist, believing it to be a sure thing but finding themselves undermined by their own shocking incompetence. Starring William H. Macy and Michael Jeter.

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 (SPIKE TV)
· JACKASS (MTV)
· MXC (SPIKE TV)
· SHIELD, THE (FX)
· ULTIMATE FIGHTER, THE (FS1)
· WORLD'S MOST AMAZING VIDEOS (SPIKE TV)









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