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[10/04/07 - 01:25 PM]
Spike TV Television Highlights - November 2007
The month's highlights include a nine-hour "Ultimate Fighter" marathon on Wednesday, November 21.

[via press release from Spike TV]

Spike TV Television Highlights - November 2007

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 --

EVENTS/SPECIALS

-- GAME HEAD PRESENTS 2007 WORLD CYBER GAMES - GRAND FINAL

Premieres Friday, November 9 (11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT); encore Sunday, November 11 (9:00 - 10:00 AM, ET/PT).

Spike TV's GAME HEAD presents the World Cyber Games US National Finals, viewers will be taken behind the scenes of the nation's largest event in professional gaming. Meet some of the 188 players and teams that will compete for a chance to be a part of Team USA and advance to the World Grand Finals. See gaming at a whole new level.

-- SPIKE TV ORIGINAL ACTION MOVIE PREMIERE

UNTIL DEATH (2007, Action/Adventure)

Premieres Sunday, November 25 (9:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT).

Jean Claude Van Damme stars as a dirty cop who is hooked on heroin. An accident lands him in a coma and he comes out of it fighting to set things straight. Starring Jean Claude Van Damme, Selina Giles and Mark Dymond.

-- BREAKFAST WITH BOND

Telecasts Saturdays beginning at 9:00 AM, ET/PT,

Every Saturday morning, Spike TV serves up James Bond movies for breakfast. The schedule is as follows:

GOLDFINGER (1964, Action/Adventure)

Telecasts Saturday, November 3 (9:00 - 11:30 AM, ET/PT).

Investigating a gold magnate's gold smuggling, James Bond uncovers a plot to contaminate the Fort Knox gold reserve. Staring Sean Connery, Honor Blackman and Gert Frobe.

FOR YOUR EYES ONLY (1981, Action/Adventure)

Telecasts Saturday, November 10 (9:00 AM - Noon, ET/PT).

Agent 007 is assigned to hunt for a lost British encryption device and prevent it from falling into enemy hands. Starring Roger Moore, Carole Bouquet and Lynn- Holly Johnson.

DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER (1971, Action/Adventure)

Telecasts Saturday, November 17 (9:00 AM - Noon, ET/PT).

A diamond smuggling investigation leads James Bond to Las Vegas, where he uncovers an extortion plot headed by his nemesis, Ernst Stavro Blofeld. Starring Sean Connery, Jill St. John and Charles Gray.

YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE (1967, Action/Adventure)

Telecasts Saturday, November 24 (9:00 - 11:30 AM, ET/PT).

Agent 007 and the Japanese secret service ninja force must find and stop the true culprit of a series of spacejackings before nuclear war is provoked. Starring Sean Connery, Akiko Wakayabishi and Mie Hama.

-- THANKSGIVING WEEK MARATHONS

Join Spike TV Thanksgiving week for all your action needs with marathons devoted to the best of James Bond, THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER 6 and some of the most action packed movies Spike TV has to offer. The schedule is as follows:

-- Monday, November 19

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, ET/PT

DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER (1971, Action/Adventure)

A diamond smuggling investigation leads James Bond to Las Vegas, where he uncovers an extortion plot headed by his nemesis, Ernst Stavro Blofeld. Starring Sean Connery, Jill St. John and Charles Gray.

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

NEVER SAY NEVER AGAIN (1983, Action/Adventure)

A SPECTRE agent has stolen two American nuclear warheads, and James Bond must find their targets before they are detonated. Starring Sean Connery, Klaus Maria Brandauer and Max von Snyder.

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

GOLDFINGER (1964, Action/Adventure)

Investigating a gold magnate's gold smuggling, James Bond uncovers a plot to contaminate the Fort Knox gold reserve. Staring Sean Connery, Honor Blackman and Gert Frobe.

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

TOMORROW NEVER DIES (1997, Action/Adventure)

James Bond heads to stop a media mogul's plan to induce war between China and the UK in order to obtain exclusive global media coverage. Starring Pierce Brosnan, Jonathan Pryce and Michelle Yeoh.

9:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT

THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH (1999, Action/Adventure) James Bond uncovers a nuclear plot when he protects an oil heiress from her former kidnapper, an international terrorist who can't feel pain. Starring Pierce Brosnan, Sophie Marceau and Robert Carlyle.

1:00 - 4:00 AM, ET/PT

THE SPY WHO LOVED ME (1977, Action/Adventure)

James Bond investigates the hijacking of submarines carrying nuclear warheads with the help of a KGB agent whose lover he killed. Starring Roger Moore, Barbara Bach and Curt Jurgens.

-- Tuesday, November 20

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, ET/PT

FOR YOUR EYES ONLY (1981, Action/Adventure)

Agent 007 is assigned to hunt for a lost British encryption device and prevent it from falling into enemy hands. Starring Roger Moore, Carole Bouquet and Lynn- Holly Johnson.

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

OCTOPUSSY (1983, Action/Adventure)

Faberge Egg found with a murdered British agent puts Bond on the trail that leads to a plot to kill thousands to weaken NATO defences in Europe. Starring Roger Moore, Maud Adams and Louis Jourdan.

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

THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH (1999, Action/Adventure)

James Bond uncovers a nuclear plot when he protects an oil heiress from her former kidnapper, an international terrorist who can't feel pain. Starring Pierce Brosnan, Sophie Marceau and Robert Carlyle.

1:00 - 4:00 AM, ET/PT

LIVE AND LET DIE (1973, Action/Adventure)

007 is sent to stop a diabolically brilliant heroin magnate armed with a complex organization and a reliable psychic tarot card reader. Starring Roger Moore, Yaphet Kotto and Jane Seymour.

-- Wednesday, November 21

1:00 - 10:00 PM, ET/PT

THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER SEASON 6 MARATHON

Spike TV catches viewers up on all nine episodes from season six of THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER. An all- new episode will premiere following the marathon.

-- Thursday, November 22

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, ET/PT

GOLDENEYE (1995, Action/Adventure)

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.

1:00 - 3:30 PM, ET/PT

TOMORROW NEVER DIES (1997, Action/Adventure)

James Bond heads to stop a media mogul's plan to induce war between China and the UK in order to obtain exclusive global media coverage. Starring Pierce Brosnan, Jonathan Pryce and Michelle Yeoh.

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

THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH (1999, Action/Adventure)

James Bond uncovers a nuclear plot when he protects an oil heiress from her former kidnapper, an international terrorist who can't feel pain. Starring Pierce Brosnan, Sophie Marceau and Robert Carlyle.

-- Friday, November 23

9:00 AM - Noon, ET/PT

WINDTALKERS (2002, Action/Drama)

Two U.S. Marines in WWII are assigned to protect Navajo Marines who use their native language as an unbreakable radio cypher. Starring Nicolas Cage, Adam Beach and Peter Stormare.

Noon - 3:00 PM, ET/PT

THE NEGOTIATOR (1998, Action/Drama)

In a desperate attempt to prove his innocence, a skilled police negotiator accused of corruption and murder takes hostages in a government office to gain the time he needs to find the truth. Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Spacey and David Morse.

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

U.S. MARSHALS (1998, Action/Thriller)

US Marshal Samuel Gerard and his team of Marshals are assigned to track down Sheridan, a murderer and robber. Starring Tommy Lee Jones, Wesley Jones and Robert Downey, Jr. ORIGINALS

-- THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER: TEAM SERRA VS. TEAM HUGHES

New Episodes Premiere Wednesday (10:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT); encores Thursday (11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT), Saturday (10:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT) & Sunday (9:00 - 10:00 AM, ET/PT); pre-empted Sunday, November 11 (10:00 - 11:00 AM, 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.

-- UFC UNLEASHED (TV- 14V)

Telecasts Wednesday (9:00 - 10:00 PM, ET/PT); pre-empted Wednesday, November 21 (11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT).

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 PPV fights, quickest Knockouts, legendary fighters and fights, and much more. New episodes premiere:

-- Wednesday, November 14 (9:00 -10:00 PM, ET/PT).

-- Wednesday, November 28 (9:00 -10:00 PM, ET/PT).

-- COUNTDOWN TO UFC 78 (TV- 14LV)

Premieres Thursday, November 15 (11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT); encores Thursday, November 15 (2:00 - 3:00 AM, ET/PT) & Saturday, November 17 (6:00 - 7:00 PM, ET/PT).

Spike TV counts down to the November 17th UFC pay-per-view event taking place in Newark, NJ.

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

Telecasts Thursdays (9:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT); encores Saturdays (11:00 PM - 1:00 AM, 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".

-- MANSWERS (TV-MADLS)

New Episodes Premiere Wednesday (11:00 - 11:30 PM, ET/PT); encore Thursday (Midnight - 12:30 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.

-- GAME HEAD (TV- 14V)

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.

MOVIE PREMIERES

-- SPACEBALLS

Premieres Saturday, November 3 (8:00 - 10:00 PM, ET/PT); encores Saturday, November 24 (5:00 - 7:00 PM, ET/PT) & Saturday, November 24 (1:00 - 3:00 AM, ET/PT).

Planet Spaceball's President Scroob sends Lord Dark Helmet to steal Planet Druidia's abundant supply of air to replenish their own, and only Lone Starr can stop them. Starring Mel Brooks, Rick Moranis, Bill Pullman and John Candy. ACQUIRED SERIES

-- STAR TREK: VOYAGER (TV- PG)

Telecasts Monday - Thursday (3:00 - 7:00 PM, ET/PT), Monday - Wednesday (1:00 - 2:00 AM, ET/PT) & Fridays (5:00 - 7:00 PM, ET/PT); pre-empted week of November 19.

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.

-- CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (TV- 14)

Telecasts Monday, Wednesday - Friday (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, ET/PT), Tuesday (7:00 PM - 11:00 PM, ET/PT) & Monday - Wednesday (Midnight - 1:00 AM, 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.

-- CSI: NY (TV- 14)

Telecasts Tuesdays (11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT); pre-empted Tuesday, November 20 and will telecast Friday, November 23 (7:00- 8:00 PM, 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 (TV- MADLV)

Telecasts Thursdays (2:00 - 4:00 AM, ET/PT); pre-empted Thursday, November 15 at 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.

-- STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE 9 (TV- PG)

Telecasts Monday - Thursday (11:00 AM - Noon, ET/PT) & Monday - Wednesday (2:00 - 3:00 AM, ET/PT); pre-empted week of Monday, November 19.

Orbiting the liberated planet of Bajor, a Federation space station guards the opening of a stable wormhole to the far side of the Galaxy. Starring Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois and Cirroc Lofton. 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 (TV- G)

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 (TV- G)

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 (TV- G)

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! (TV- G)

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 Television
http://www.spiketv.com





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· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· CSI: NEW YORK (CBS)
· IMPACT WRESTLING (SPIKE TV)
· MANSWERS (SPIKE TV)
· SHIELD, THE (FX)
· STAR TREK: VOYAGER (UPN)
· ULTIMATE FIGHTER, THE (FS1)











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