Spike TV Television Highlights - September 2007
NEW YORK, Aug. 6 --
* THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER: TEAM SERRA VS. TEAM HUGHES
New Season Premieres Wednesday, September 19
(11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT).
The Ultimate Fighter: Team Serra vs. Team Hughes features sixteen of
the best up-and-coming mixed martial artists in the 170 lbs
welterweight division from around the world. The two finalists will
square off in a live finale in December, with the winner netting a
six figure contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship(R), the
premier mixed martial organization in the world. Current
welterweight champion, Matt Serra, and former champ, Matt Hughes,
will serve as coaches and battle one another in a live UFC pay-per-
view event following the finale in December.
Premieres Wednesday, September 19 (Midnight - 12:30 AM, ET/PT);
Encores Wednesday, September 19 (12:30 AM - 1:00 AM, ET/PT),
Thursday, September 20 (Midnight - 12:30 AM, ET/PT) & Friday,
September 21 (1:00 AM - 1:30 AM, ET/PT).
Whether its questions about booze, sex, or violence, MANswers is
trivia for men that delivers real answers that guys need to know. In
each episode, "MANswers" races through re-enactments, expert one-on-
ones and man-on-the-street interviews to educate Spike viewers on the
taboo topics in terms only guys can relate to. The truth is never
what you would expect and will inevitably end up being talked about
around the water cooler the next day.
* MONSTER SHARK 2007
Premieres Monday, September 3 (10:00 PM - 11:00 PM, ET/PT); Encore
Saturday, September 8 (5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, ET/PT) & Saturday,
September 8 (1:30 AM - 2:30 AM, ET/PT).
The ocean's most lethal hunter becomes the hunted in this one-hour
special following the 2007 Oak Bluffs Monster Shark Tournament, the
world's supreme showdown for shark. With big money and reputations on
the line, nearly 300 boats and 1000 big game fisherman from across
the country compete to catch the largest sharks in the waters off
* COUNTDOWN TO UFC 75: CHAMPION VS. CHAMPION
Premieres Wednesday, September 5 (11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT);
Encore Thursday, September 6 (10:00 PM - 11:00 PM, ET/PT) &
Saturday, September 8 (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM, ET/PT).
A preview of the September 8th UFC 75: Champion vs. Champion event to
be held at the 02 Arena in London, England.
* TNA: ROAD TO NO SURRENDER
Premieres Friday, September 7 (Midnight - 1:00 AM, ET/PT);
Encore Saturday, September 8 (Midnight - 1 AM, ET/PT) &
Saturday, September 8 (2:30 AM - 3:30 AM, ET/PT).
Preview all of the exciting matches and hear from your favorite
wrestlers as they prepare for the Road to No Surrender pay-per-view,
live from Orlando on Sunday, September 9th.
* UFC 75: CHAMPION VS. CHAMPION
Premieres Saturday, September 8 (9:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT);
Encores Friday, September 14 (9:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT).
Tune into Spike TV for the first ever basic cable presentation of a
UFC Title Fight. From the 02 Arena in London, England, Quinton
'Rampage' Jackson battles Dan Henderson in a five round bout for the
Light Heavyweight Championship.
* UFC FIGHT NIGHT LIVE
Premieres Live Wednesday, September 19 (9:00 PM - 11:00 PM, ET/Tape
delay West Coast). Encore Saturday, September 22 (3:00 PM - 5:00 PM,
ET/PT) & Friday, September 28 (9:00 PM - 11:00 PM, ET/PT).
Leading into the sixth season of The Ultimate Fighter is UFC Fight
Night LIVE. Spike TV takes it to the Octagon with its eleventh LIVE
UFC fight card featuring the most popular fighters in the UFC.
* COUNTDOWN TO UFC 76
Premieres Thursday, September 20 (11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT);
Encore Friday, September 21 (11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT) &
Saturday, September 22 (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM, ET/PT).
A preview of the September 22nd UFC 76 pay-per-view event to be held
at the Anaheim Honda Center.
* FIGHTIN' FRIDAY NIGHTS
Spike TV brings you at least two hours of fightin' action with encore
presentations of previous UFC Fight Nights. Schedule will air as
-- UFC 70: Nation's Collide from Manchester: Gonzaga vs. Filipovik
Telecasts Friday, September 7 (9:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT).
-- UFC 75: Champion vs. Champion: Jackson vs. Henderson
Telecasts Friday, September 14 (9:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT).
-- UFC Fight Night: Stout vs. Fisher
Telecasts Friday, September 21 (9:00 PM - 11:00 PM, ET/PT).
-- UFC Fight Night: Thomas vs. Fisher
Telecasts Friday, September 28 (9:00 PM - 11:00 PM, ET/PT).
* LABOR DAY WEEKEND MARATHONS
Tune into Spike TV Labor Day Weekend for a mixture of action
Telecasts Saturday, September 1 (2:00 PM - 11:00 PM, ET/PT).
-- PREDATOR (1987, Action/Science Fiction)
Telecasts 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM, ET/PT.
A team of commandos, on a mission in a Central American jungle,
find themselves hunted by an extra-terrestrial warrior. Starring
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers and Elipidia Carrillo.
-- ROADHOUSE 2 (2006, Action/Drama)
Telecasts 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM, ET/PT.
While he's deep undercover in New York, DEA agent Shane Tanner
learns that his uncle Nate Tanner has been beaten up by a group of
men because he doesn't want to sell the Black Pelican, his bar in
Tyree, Louisiana. Starring Johnathon Schaech, Jake Busey and
-- ROADHOUSE (1989, Action/Drama)
Telecasts 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM, ET/PT.
A tough bouncer is hired to tame a dirty bar. Starring Patrick
Swayze, Kelly Lynch and Sam Elliott.
-- NEXT OF KIN (1989, Action/Crime)
Spike Premiere Telecasts 8:30 PM - 11:00 PM, ET/PT.
A Chicago policeman who comes from Appalachia seeks revenge on a
mobster who killed his brother. Starring Patrick Swayze, Liam Neeson
and Adam Baldwin.
Telecasts Sunday, September 2 (3:30 PM - 9:00 PM, ET/PT).
Lady Heather's Box
Telecasts 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, ET/PT.
Grissom is attracted to a dominatrix until she becomes a murder
suspect, and a family crisis strikes Catherine.
Telecasts 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, ET/PT.
Nick takes the lead on a case where in the house of a family of four,
three pools of blood are found. Nick thinks that a little girl may
still be alive, but Sara is doubtful, thinking that Nick's recent
near-death experience is affecting his judgment.
Secrets and Flies
Telecasts 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM, ET/PT.
A 28 year-old single mother is found dead. Initially, it's believed to
be a suicide, but Catherine determines she was murdered. Also, Ecklie
summons Grissom to refute the testimony of an entomologist in a murder
Dog Eat Dog
Telecasts 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM, ET/PT.
Catherine and Brass investigate the case in which a man is found dead
in a dumpster. It soon turns out the man had a serious food problem.
The trail of his death soon leads to a hotdog-eating contest.
Meanwhile, Nick and Sara investigate a not-so-amicable divorce with a
bizarre twist. So bizarre it eventually lead to murder when both are
found dead and it looks like the dog killed one of them.
Telecasts 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM, ET/PT.
The CSI's are called out to investigate the disappearance of a boy
whose father died four years ago. Soon a couple is arrested at a
convenience store with a boy matching the description of the missing
kid. The only problem is they both claim it is their son. Both parents
have exactly the same picture of the boy, with a scar on exactly the
same place on his face. They hope a DNA-test could confirm who the
real parents are, but when this information comes to light, it leads
to another bizarre twist, possibly murder.
Telecasts Monday, September 3 (9:00 AM - 7:00 PM, ET/PT).
Join Spike TV for a marathon featuring premiere episodes of Season 7 of
CSI. Schedule is as follows:
Premieres 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, ET/PT; Encores 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, ET/PT.
Coming straight from the perspectives of five people: Donna, Rebecca,
Jack, Lou and Ray. All with one thing in common. They're all dead.
Brass and Catherine get to handle the case of Donna, who's a cop from
San Francisco, moonlighting as a bodyguard. Warrick and Greg work the
case of Rebecca, who's a former supermodel who died while hiking with
her new husband Gavin. Nick and Sofia handle the case of Jack, a
returning veteran from Iraq, who was killed in front of his wife and
baby daughter who he just met for the first time. Grissom and Sara
take the case of Lou and Ray whose bodies were found in Lou's garage.
Premieres 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, ET/PT; Encores 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, ET/PT.
Three tourists are beat up, badly. One is dead, Alfonzo. Jessica is
badly beaten but is still alive. Stanley, the last tourist is saved by
Greg who ends up severely hurt in turn and ends up hospitalized after
having to make a life altering decision.
Guest Star(s): Kevin Federline, Dov Tiefenbach, Daniel Franzese
Premieres 11:00 AM - Noon, ET/PT; Encores 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, ET/PT.
Grissom and Sara may be secret lovers, but they still find ways to
surprise each other like when their religious beliefs surface when two
nuns find a body of a woman crucified on a makeshift cross. The woman
was found in a church where the priest may be a man of sin instead of
a man of God.
Premieres Noon - 1:00 PM, ET/PT; Encores 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, ET/PT.
Grissom attempts to get a confession from a neighborhood pedophile by
having him help in locating two missing boys. The sex offender is the
main suspect. The investigation is more complex than the team ever
thought it would be.
Guest Star(s): Alan Tudyk
Premieres 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, ET/PT; Encores 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM, ET/PT.
While investigating an elderly woman's murder, Grissom receives a
miniature crime scene replica; Greg attends a hearing to ascertain his
culpability in a teenager's accidental death.
* SEAGAL VS. VAN DAMME MARATHON
On Sunday, September 9, Steven Seagal and Jean Claude Van Damme go
head-to-head in a Spike TV movie marathon. Schedule is as follows:
-- OUT OF REACH (2004, Action/Drama)
Telecasts Sunday, September 9 (3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, ET/PT).
Billy Ray Lancing, a former covert agent turned survivalist,
discovers that the foster program he is using to help a young girl
is actually a human trafficking network. Lancing heads overseas to
find the girl and shut down the operation. Starring Steven Seagal,
Ida Nowakowska and Agnieszka Wagner.
-- WAKE OF DEATH (2004, Action/Adventure)
Telecasts Sunday, September 9 (5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, ET/PT).
After his wife is brutally murdered, an ex-cop wages war against
the Chinese triads. Starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Simon Yam and
-- TODAY YOU DIE (2005, Action/Crime)
Telecasts Sunday, September 9 (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, ET/PT).
A former thief who is trying to go straight seeks vengeance on
those who framed him. Starring Steven Seagal, Anthony 'Treach'
Criss and Sarah Buxton.
-- DERAILED (2002, Action/Thriller)
Spike Premiere Sunday, September 9 (9:00 PM - 11:00 PM, ET/PT).
On an out of control train holding hostages and high-tech bio-
weapons, agent Kristoff becomes a one man army to derail the
terrorists and save the lives of everyone on board. Starring Jean-
Claude Van Damme, Tomas Arana and Laura Harring.
James Bond is not one to shy away from a high-stakes challenge.
Catch him " Casino Cinema" Mondays in September.
-- DIE ANOTHER DAY (2002, Action/Adventure)
Telecasts Monday, September 10 (9:00 PM - 12:30 AM, ET/PT).
It's up to James Bond to discover the connection between a North
Korean terrorist and an adventurous diamond broker whose looks may
be deceiving. Starring Pierce Brosnan,
-- THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH (1999, Action/Adventure)
Telecasts Monday, September 17 (9:00 PM - 12:30 AM, ET/PT).
James Bond protects an oil tycoon's daughter while battling her
former kidnapper, a terrorist who can't feel pain. Starring Pierce
Brosnan, Sophie Marceau and Robert Carlyle.
-- GOLDENEYE (1995, Action/Adventure)
Telecasts Monday, September 24 (9:00 PM - 12:30 AM, ET/PT).
James Bond teams up with the lone survivor of a destroyed Russian
research center to stop the hijacking of a nuclear space weapon by
a fellow agent believed to be dead. Starring Pierce Brosnan, Sean
Bean and Izabella Scorupco.
Telecasts Sunday, September 30 (7:00 PM - 4:00 AM, ET/PT).
Catch up on an entire season of Spike TV's alternative series Murder,
where real people attempt to correctly solve real crimes pulled directly
from police files. Marathon leads up to the series finale on Tuesday,
New Episodes Premiere Tuesdays (10:00 PM - 11:00 PM, ET/PT);
Encores Thursdays (11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT).
In each episode of MURDER two amateur sleuth teams compete to be the
first to solve a gruesome crime ripped from the closed case files of
homicide departments across the U.S.
-- UFC UNLEASHED
UFC Unleashed is the best of the best from the UFC archives.
Unleashed features the semifinals and finals of The Ultimate Fighter,
best of the pay-per-view fights, quickest Knockouts, legendary
fighters and fights, and much more. Premiere episodes air on:
* Wednesday, September 12 (10:00 PM- 11:00 PM, ET/PT)
* Wednesday, September 19 (8:00 PM - 9:00 PM, ET/PT)
* Wednesday, September 26 (9:00 PM -10:00 PM, ET/PT)
-- TNA: iMPACT!
Telecasts Thursdays (9:00 PM - 10:00 PM, ET/PT).
Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling's "iMPACT!" features stars such
as Kurt Angle, Sting, Christian Cage, AJ Styles, Abyss, Team 3D, The
Latin American Xchange and the Knockout babes battling it out for
supremacy inside the ring. Watch what millions of fans are now
calling "The New Face Of Professional Wrestling". TNA also features
the high-flying, no-limits stars of the "X Division" as well as
signature, innovative matches like "The Ultimate X Match" and "Six
Sides Of Steel."
-- GAME HEAD
New episodes premiere 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.
THE DEEP (1977, Horror/Mystery)
Spike Premiere Saturday, September 8 (9:00 AM - 11:30 AM, ET/PT).
A couple of vacationers find trouble with treasure hunters when they
discover underwater treasure. Starring Nick Nolte.
LORDS OF DOGTOWN (2005, Action/Drama)
Broadcast Premiere Sunday, September 9 (11:00 PM - 1:30 AM, ET/PT).
Follow the legendary Z-Boyz and the rising trend of surf and
skateboarding in California. Starring John Robinson and Heath Ledger.
STAR TREK: VOYAGER
Telecasts Monday - Thursday (4:00 - 6:00 PM, ET/PT) &
Fridays (5:00 - 6:00 PM, ET/PT); will not air Monday,
September 3 from 4:00 PM - 6:00 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 Kirk Mulligan.
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.
CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (TV-PG)
Telecasts Monday - Friday (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, ET/PT) & Monday -
Wednesday (Midnight - 1:00 AM, ET/PT); will not telecast Monday,
September 3 (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, ET/PT) & Wednesday, September 19
(8:00 PM - 9:00 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.
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.
Noon - 12:30 PM, ET/PT
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
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
Hosted by Ian Johnson and Jessi Combs, this series features hardcore 4x4
build-ups and off-road truck projects, plus extreme action events
crawling, desert racing, sand drags, mud racing, and trail riding
1:30 - 2:00 PM, ET/PT
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.
11:00 - 11:30 AM, ET/PT
11:30 AM - Noon, ET/PT
Noon - 12:30 PM, ET/PT
12:30 - 1:00 PM, ET/PT
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