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[12/20/06 - 10:43 AM]
Spike TV Highlights - February 2007
Highlights include the series finale of "Afro Samurai" and a marathon of "Pros vs. Joes's" second season.

[via press release from Spike TV]

Spike TV Highlights - February 2007

NEW YORK, Dec. 20 --

SPECIAL EVENTS / MARATHONS

-- SPIKE THE BALL WEEKEND

Telecasts Saturday, February 3 and Sunday, February 4 (2:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT).

Celebrate Superbowl XLI with a weekend full of programming packed with action and movies. The complete schedule is as follows: Saturday, February 3

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

RED DAWN (1984, Action/Drama)

It is the dawn of World War III. In mid-western America, a group of teenagers bands together to defend their town, and their country, from invading Soviet forces. Starring Patrick Swayze and Charlie Sheen

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

ROAD HOUSE 2 (2006, Action)

Shane Tanner, an undercover agent for the DEA, arrives at the Black Pelican Road House to help his uncle, Nate Tanner. Shane takes it upon himself to purge the criminal element from the Black Pelican once and for all. Starring Johnathon Schaech, Jake Busey, Will Patton.

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

UFC 67: COUNTDOWN

The special will highlight the February 3rd UFC PPV.

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 - 9:00 PM, ET/PT

VIDEO JUSTICE: CRIME CAUGHT ON TAPE I

Video Justice: Crime Caught On Tape features footage of criminals caught in the act. Viewers will see criminals committing crimes ranging from vandalism to drive-by shootings.

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

VIDEO JUSTICE: CRIME CAUGHT ON TAPE II

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

PRISONERS: OUT OF CONTROL

This special features prison security camera footage showing prisoners resisting guards, fighting each other, and going on full-scale riots. From the brutal results of these incidents, viewers see that the slammer can be a dangerous place for everyone inside. Sunday, February 4

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

WORLD'S SCARIEST EXPLOSIONS CAUGHT ON TAPE

Some of the world's worst explosions caught on tape.

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

TRAIN WRECKS

Train Wrecks are every commuter's worst nightmare. This special features real footage of spectacularly horrifying train crashes and lucky near misses.

4:00 - 5:00 PM, ET/PT

WHEN ANIMALS ATTACK III

When Animals Attack presents unbelievable footage of people caught in dangerous situations with animals.

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

WHEN ANIMALS ATTACK IV

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

WHEN GOOD PETS GO BAD I

When Good Pets Go Bad uses amazing, never-before-seen video clips of shocking real-life incidents to show viewers what can happen when pets or performing animals let their instincts take over.

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

WHEN GOOD PETS GO BAD II

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

WORLD'S MOST SHOCKING MOMENTS CAUGHT ON TAPE I

World's Most Shocking Moments features the most unexpected accidents brought to fruition in horrifying ways. Some of the events featured are the result of mechanical error, some prove the awesome power of nature and some highlight the volatile nature of our fellow man.

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

WORLD'S MOST SHOCKING MOMENTS CAUGHT ON TAPE II

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

WORLD'S MOST SHOCKING MOMENTS CAUGHT ON TAPE III

Premiere!

-- EDDIE MURPHY RAW - UNCENSORED

Premieres Thursday, February 8 (2:00 - 4:00 AM, ET/PT)

Spike presents Eddie Murphy's classic stand up live performance UNCENSORED. Eddie Murphy talks about his favorite subjects: sex and women.

-- SNIPER COUNTDOWN

Telecasts Sunday, February 11 (5:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT).

Spike presents a marathon of Sniper movies. The lineup is as follows:

5:00 - 7:00 PM, ET/PT

SNIPER (2004, Action)

Hired by NSA officials, the sniper is out to find terrorists. Starring Tom Berenger.

7:00 - 9:00 PM, ET/PT

SNIPER 2 (2002, Action)

A former Marine sniper is lured back in on a top-secret mission to take out a Serbian general who is committing atrocities on the Muslim population. Starring Tom Berenger and Bokeem Woodbine.

Premiere!

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

SNIPER (1993, Action / Drama)

A sniper must track down and eliminate a powerful rebel leader and his Colombian drug-lord financier. It's a suicide mission into the jungles of Central America. Starring Tom Berenger and Billy Zane.

-- PRESIDENT'S DAY THREE STOOGES MARATHON

Telecasts Monday, February 19 (9:00 AM - 7:00 PM, ET/PT)

Spike TV celebrates President's Day with a marathon of Larry, Moe and Curly showcasing their extremely physical and sometimes controversial brand of slapstick humor that made them one of the most famous comedy troupes in history.

-- PROS VS JOES - SEASON 2 MARATHON

Mid-season marathon telecasts Sunday, February 25 (2:30 - 7:30 PM, ET/PT).

Catch up on all the action from the new season of Pros vs Joes as Spike TV presents a midseason marathon. Pros vs. Joes features regular guys competing in a variety of sports against an incredible array of sports legends. America's bold and outspoken armchair quarterbacks get a shot at some of sports' biggest names, including Michael Irvin, Eric Dickerson, Wade Boggs, Jose Canseco, Darryl Strawberry, Bruce Smith, Roy Jones Jr., Andre Reed, John Starks, Vince Coleman, Kordell Stewart, Andre Rison, Tim Hardaway, Grant Fuhr, Rob Dibble, Rik Smits, Will Clark, Spud Webb, Kevin Willis, Randy Couture, Mark Jackson, Robby Ginepri, and Cobi Jones.

-- DIE ANOTHER DAY - LIMITED COMMERCIAL INTERRUPTION

Telecasts Sunday, February 25 (8:30 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT)

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 and Halle Berry.

ORIGINALS

-- TNA WRESTLING: iMPACT! (TV-14)

Telecasts Thursdays (9:00 - 10:00 PM, ET/PT); encores

Saturdays (11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT). The new wrestling alternative, TNA: iMPACT!, delivers a distinct brand of high-risk, live-action athletic entertainment. TNA's roster features wrestling superstars Kurt Angle, Sting, Abyss, and Samoa Joe along with the most athletic roster in professional wrestling, including Christian Cage, AJ Styles, and Christopher Daniels. 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."

-- PROS VS JOES - SEASON 2

New episodes premiere Thursdays (10:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT); encores Sundays (1:00 - 2:00 PM, ET/PT) and Wednesdays (11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT).

Mid-season marathon telecasts Sunday, February 25 (2:30 - 7:30 PM, ET/PT).

Spike TV presents a new season of the popular sports-themed reality series, Pros vs. Joes, featuring regular guys competing in a variety of sports against an incredible array of sports legends. America's bold and outspoken armchair quarterbacks get a shot at some of sports' biggest names, including Michael Irvin, Eric Dickerson, Wade Boggs, Jose Canseco, Darryl Strawberry, Bruce Smith, Roy Jones Jr., Andre Reed, John Starks, Vince Coleman, Kordell Stewart, Andre Rison, Tim Hardaway, Grant Fuhr, Rob Dibble, Rik Smits, Will Clark, Spud Webb, Kevin Willis, Randy Couture, Mark Jackson, Robby Ginepri, and Cobi Jones.

-- AFRO SAMURAI

Series finale premieres Thursday, February 1 (11:00 - 11:30 PM, ET/PT); encores Thursday, February 1 (12:30 - 1:00 AM, ET/PT) and Friday, February 2 (1:30 - 2:00 AM, ET/PT).

Spike TV presents the animated epic of a black samurai's hunt for the gunman who murdered his father. Samuel L. Jackson stars as the uncompromising hero, Afro, with Ron Perlman and Kelly Hu providing voices in this stylish series that crosses cultural boundaries as a fusion of animated samurai action and hip-hop culture. Revolutionary rap artist and producer The RZA crafts original music for the series.

-- INSIDE THE UFC

New episodes premiere Thursdays (Midnight - 12:30 AM, ET/PT); encores

Fridays (1:30 - 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.

-- WILD WORLD OF SPIKE

New episodes premiere Fridays (Midnight - 12:30 AM, ET/PT) as part of the Late Night Strip.

Spike TV brings unheralded sports such as mop-jousting and blind-folded kickboxing into America's living rooms with the new comedic action series, Wild World of Spike. Focusing more on the agony of defeat than the thrill of victory, Wild World of Spike is hosted by mixed martial arts fighter Kit Cope, skateboarding legend Jason Ellis and comedian Sam Tripoli. In each episode, the hosts screen bizarre sporting events from around the world then try to recreate them.

-- MXC - SEASON 5

New episodes premiere Fridays (12:30 - 1:00 AM, ET/PT); encores Thursdays (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

Telecasts Fridays (1:00 - 1:30 AM, ET/PT).

Spike TV presents a weekly showcase on the world of video games. From the latest reviews, cheat codes, the hottest game of week and more, GAME HEAD offers viewers an uncompromised look at the hardcore culture of videogames.

MOVIES PREMIERES

-- BAD BOYS (1983, Drama / Crime)

Premieres Monday, February 5 (9:00 - 11:30 PM, ET/PT). Chicago crime kid Mick O'Brien is sent to reform school after accidentally killing Paco Moreno's kid brother. Starring Sean Penn.

-- PREDATOR 2 (1990, Action / Science Fiction) Premieres Monday, February 19 (9:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT) The invisible creature from another world is back - but this time seeking out heat and conflict - is drawn to the gang-ruled and ravaged city of Los Angeles, 1997. The detective-lieutenant and his police force set out to capture this brutal murderer, ignoring the warnings from a mysterious government agent to stay away. Starring Danny Glover and Gary Busey.

ACQUIRED SERIES

-- STAR TREK: VOYAGER

Telecasts Monday - Friday, (5:00 - 7:00 PM, ET/PT)

The 3rd installment of the Star Trek television franchise examines the USS Voyager and her crew, who have become stranded in the Delta Quadrant, seventy thousand light-years from Earth. Unless they can find some kind of shortcut, it will take them seventy-five years to return to the space of the United Federation of Planets. Starring Kate Mulgrew and Jeri Ryan.

-- CSI: NY

Telecasts Tuesdays (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 - Wednesday (Midnight - 1:00 AM, ET/PT), and Thursdays (9:00 - 11:00 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.

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. This month features new episodes of MUSCLE CAR and XTREME 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!

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





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· AFRO SAMURAI (SPIKE TV)
· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· CSI: NEW YORK (CBS)
· FEAR FACTOR (NBC)
· IMPACT WRESTLING (POP)
· JACKASS (MTV)
· MXC (SPIKE TV)
· PROS VS. JOES (SPIKE TV)
· SHIELD, THE (FX)
· STAR TREK: VOYAGER (UPN)
· WILD WORLD OF SPIKE (SPIKE TV)
· WORLD'S MOST AMAZING VIDEOS (SPIKE TV)





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