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[11/05/07 - 05:05 PM]
Spike TV Television Highlights - December 2007
The month's highlights include the three-hour finale to "The Ultimate Fighter: Team Serra vs. Team Hughes."

[via press release from Spike TV]

Spike TV Television Highlights - December 2007

NEW YORK, Nov. 5 --

EVENTS/SPECIALS

-- DISPOSABLE HERO: THE BRIAN DEEGAN STORY

Premieres Wednesday, December 5 (11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT).

DISPOSABLE HERO follows the infamous Deegan through the struggles and rewards that accompany the freestyle motocross sport and lifestyle. Guinness World Record holder for most motocross medals won by an individual, Deegan has claimed more X Games and Gravity Games victories than any other competitor, has appeared in several motion pictures and on the cover of numerous industry and mainstream publications, and has accumulated more x-rays, pins, rods, casts, gashes and screws than many of his fellow freestyle motocross athletes. DISPOSABLE HERO shows how one rider's ambitions translate into both triumph and injury.

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

Season Finale Premieres LIVE Saturday, December 8 (9:00 PM - Midnight, ET, Tape Delay West Coast); encores Saturday, December 8 (Midnight - 3:00 AM, ET/PT) & Saturday, December 15 (4:00 - 7:00 PM, 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 the 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

-- SPIKE TV'S VIDEO GAME AWARDS 2007

Premieres Sunday, December 9 (9:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT); encores Sunday, December 9 (11:00 PM - 1:00 AM, ET/PT), Saturday, December 15 (1:00 - 3:00 AM, ET/PT), Sunday, December 16 (1:00 - 3:00 PM, ET/PT) & Monday, December 17 (2:00 - 4:00 AM, ET/PT). This is the fifth anniversary of Spike TV's VIDEO GAME AWARDS, the biggest night of the year for video games. The 2007 VIDEO GAME AWARDS will celebrate the entertainment revolution that is Video Games on a scale never before seen. The event will also provide a glimpse at the future of gaming in 2008 and beyond.

-- UFC BEST OF 2007

Premieres Wednesday, December 12 (9:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT); encores Saturday, December 15 (8:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT).

3 hours of non-stop action, this special will feature the "best" of UFC this year. Includes never-before-seen-on-free-television fights and also a couple of fights never seen anywhere before as well as classic championship matches.

-- UFC 79 COUNTDOWN: SERRA vs. HUGHES

Premieres Wednesday, December 26 (11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT); encores Thursday, December 27 (11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT) & Saturday, December 29 (6:00 - 7:00 PM, ET/PT).

A preview of the upcoming "UFC 79: Nemesis," as current Welterweight champion, Matt Serra and former champ, Matt Hughes battle for the belt. Also, a look into the match-up that mixed martial arts fans have been waiting for as UFC legend Chuck "The Iceman" Liddell fights former Pride superstar, Wanderlei "The Axe Murderer" Silva.

MARATHONS

-- VAN DAMME MARATHON

Catch action star, Jean-Claude Van Damme, in the Van Damme Movie Marathon which includes two Spike TV premiere movies. Telecasts Saturday, December 1 (2:00 - 10:00 PM, ET/PT).

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

DERAILED (2002, Action/ Thriller)

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.

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

UNTIL DEATH (2007, Action/ Drama)

After awaking from a coma, a police detective with a dark past decides to bring justice to the man who nearly killed him. Starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Selina Giles and Mark Dymond.

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

NOWHERE TO RUN (1993, Action/ Crime)

-- Spike Premiere

An escaped convict takes on a ruthless developer to save a widow and her children. Starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Rosanna Arquette and Kieran Culkin.

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

TIMECOP (1994, Action/ Thriller)

-- Spike Premiere

A cop's wife is murdered by time-traveling outlaws who steal money from the past to pay for a corrupt politician in the future. The cop travels back in time to catch the bad guys and save his wife. Starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Mia Sara and Ron Silver.

-- VGA WEEKEND

To get viewers ready for the 5th annual VIDEO GAME AWARDS, Spike TV has put together 20-hours of special programming. Schedule is as follows:

Thursday, December 6

Midnight - 2:30 AM, ET/PT

AFRO SAMURAI: THE MOVIE A Black samurai goes on a mission to avenge the wrongful death of his father in a futuristic feudal Japan. Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Kelly Hu and Ron Perlman.

2:30 - 3:00 AM, ET/PT

WHACKED OUT SPORTS

Features incredible sports bloopers from around the world. Plus... Boxing rings are confusing...Pull my finger please? Who says surfers are mellow...and why girls like Big Wheels.

3:00 - 3:30 AM, ET/PT

WHACKED OUT SPORTS

Features incredible sports bloopers from around the world. Plus, Bikini skiers, a major league meltdown, a sport that's a snap. And a visit to our freaky fan hall of fame.

3:30 - 4:00 AM, ET/PT

WHACKED OUT SPORTS

Features incredible sports bloopers from around the world. What Were They Thinking? Hang gliding inside...Women who are koo-koo for coconuts...the mother of all dumpster divers...and the finer points of fireball soccer.

Friday, December 7

9:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT

DIE HARD: WITH A VENGEANCE (1995, Action/ Thriller) John McClane and a store owner must play a bomber's deadly game as they race around New York while trying to stop him. Starring Bruce Willis, Jeremy Irons and Samuel L. Jackson.

Midnight - 1:00 AM, ET/PT & 3:00 - 4:00 AM, ET/PT

GAME HEAD

Spike TV premieres a special VIDEO GAME AWARDS edition of GAME HEAD.

1:00 - 1:30 AM, ET/PT

MXC

V.G.A.D.D Awards

-- (Video Game Attention Deficit Disorder Awards) -- It's dorks and designers as Video Game Players take on the Video Game Industry. It's the classic battle of game junkies vs. corporate flunkies. Team MXC honors the video gamers whose achievements did not merit the attention of the prestigious VGA. You won't want to miss the video game heroes, The Barrio brothers, as they sing their "border run" song. GAMES INCLUDE: Call of Booty, Window Pain, Mud Butlers & Clear Sphere of Fear.

1:30 - 2:00 AM, ET/PT

MXC

Real Mafia vs. Video Game Industry

-- Somebody call the cops because today the real life mafia tries to ice the video game industry. It's a classic battle of goombahs vs. Game boys. Kenny becomes Don Kenny-oni, a made man & Guy walks in on the testing of the World War Number 2 game, Call of Doodie. GAMES INCLUDE: Backyard Bocci Ball Blood Bath, Dope on a Rope, Nerve Racketeering, Slabs of Death, Sorry, Wrong Number & Clear Sphere of Fear.

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

GAME HEAD

2:30 - 3:00 AM, ET/PT

GAME HEAD

Saturday, December 8

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

THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER 6 MARATHON Leading into the night's finale, Spike TV gives viewers the chance to catch up on all 12 previous episodes from this season of THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER.

Sunday, December 9

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

PREDATOR 2 (1990, Action/Thriller) The monstrous alien is at it again. This time in Los Angeles, he leaves a trail full of dead bodies, and the only man who can stop him this time is Lieutenant Mike Harrigan of the LAPD. Starring Danny Glover, Kevin Peter Hall and Gary Busey.

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

PREDATOR (1987, Action/Thriller)

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 Jesse Ventura.

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

KILL BILL: VOLUME I (2003, Action/ Thriller)

A female assassin attacked on her wedding day by her group leader, Bill, wakes up from a coma and seeks revenge. Starring Uma Thurman, David Carradine and Lucy Liu.

-- GRISSOM IS GONE MARATHON

Catch 5 new episodes never before seen on Spike TV, Sunday, December 16 (7:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT). In Season 7 of CSI, Grissom takes a leave a leave of absence to teach. Don't miss all the conflicts that arise when Grissom's replacement, Michael Keppler, played by Liev Schreiber, takes over.

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

LEAVING LAS VEGAS

Catherine testifies in a murder trial in which a man is accused of murdering his own mother three years ago, but the suspect is found not guilty. Catherine, however, believes he did commit the crime and that he may also have killed two other people, so she sets out to find the other victims. Grissom prepares to leave on a four-week sabbatical.

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

SWEET JANE

The team has a hard time trying to understand Michael who has become a team member since Grissom's teaching hiatus. They investigate the murder of an unidentified girl who may have been killed by a serial killer who has been killing since the early 1970's.

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

REDRUM

At Keppler's request Catherine uses a different approach to catch the killer, and in doing so she deceives the rest of the CSI team. The team soon discovers that something is amiss in Catherine's investigation.

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

MEET MARKET

Nick and Keppler investigate the bizarre world of the black market sales of body parts after they find a body that has been burned and the organs removed. The rest of the CSI team investigates the death of rich woman who was killed in her own home.

11:00 - Midnight, ET/PT

LAW OF GRAVITY

Grissom returns from his sabbatical; Keppler is put into a compromising position when the bodies of a Trenton police officer and a hooker are found in a hotel room. The man who found them is a retired New Jersey cop and close friend to Keppler, who doesn't reveal their relationship.

-- 007 HOLIDAY ACTION: JAMES BOND MARATHON

Settle in with Spike TV for the holidays with two James Bond movies a day, every weekday morning. Schedule is as follows:

Monday, December 17

9:00 - 11:30 AM, ET/PT

FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE (1963, Action/ Adventure) James Bond willingly falls into an assassination ploy involving a naive Russian beauty in order to retrieve a Soviet encryption device that was stolen by SPECTRE. Starring Sean Connery, Daniela Bianchi and Pedro Armendariz.

11:30 AM - 2:30 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.

Tuesday, December 18

9:00 - 11:30 AM, ET/PT

DR. NO (1962, Action/ Adventure) James Bond's investigation of a missing colleague in Jamaica leads him to the island of the mysterious Dr. No and a scheme to end the US space program. Starring Sean Connery, Ursula Andress and Joseph Wiseman.

11:30 AM - 2:30 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.

Wednesday, December 19

9:00 - Noon, ET/PT

LICENSE TO KILL (1989, Action/ Adventure) James Bond leaves Her Majesty's Secret Service to stop an evil drug lord and avenge his best friend, Felix Leiter. Starring Roger Dalton, Carey Lowell and Robert Davi.

Noon - 3:00 PM, 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.

Thursday, December 20

9:00 AM - Noon, ET/PT

THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN (1974, Action/ Adventure) Bond is led to believe that he is targeted by the world's most expensive assassin and must hunt him down to stop him. Starring Roger Moore, Christopher Lee and Britt Ekland.

Noon - 2:30 PM, ET/PT

YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE (1967, Action/Adventure)

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.

Friday, December 21

9:00 AM - Noon, ET/PT

MOONRAKER (1979, Action/ Adventure) James Bond investigates the mid-air theft of a space shuttle and discovers a plot to commit global genocide. Starring Roger Moore, Lois Chiles and Michael Lonsdale.

Noon - 2:30 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.

Monday, December 24

9:00 AM - Noon, 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.

Noon - 3:00 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.

Tuesday, December 25

9:00 AM - Noon, ET/PT

A VIEW TO A KILL (1985, Action/ Adventure) An investigation of a horse-racing scam leads 007 to a mad industrialist who plans to create a worldwide microchip monopoly by destroying California's Silicon Valley. Starring Roger Moore, Christopher Walken and Tanya Roberts.

Noon - 3:00 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.

Wednesday, December 26

9:00 AM - Noon, 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.

Noon- 2:30 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.

Thursday, December 27

9:00 AM - Noon, ET/PT

THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS (1987, Action/ Adventure) 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 Whitaker and General Koskov. Starring Timothy Dalton, Maryam d'Abo and Jeroen Krabbe.

Noon - 3:00 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 defenses in Europe. Starring Roger Moore, Maud Adams and Louis Jourdan.

Friday, December 28

9:00 AM - Noon, ET/PT

FOR YOUR EYES ONLY (1981, Action/Adventure)

Noon - 3:00 PM, ET/PT

THUNDERBALL (1965, Action/ Adventure)

James Bond heads to The Bahamas to recover two nuclear warheads stolen by SPECTRE agent Emilio Largo in an international extortion scheme. Starring Sean Connery, Claudine Auger and Adolfo Celi.

-- KICK START THE NEW YEAR WEEKEND

Kick start 2008 with an action packed weekend, including some Spike action movies, UFC programming and a CSI marathon.

Saturday, December 29

2:00 - 4:30 PM, ET/PT & 1:00 - 3:30 PM, ET/PT

ROAD HOUSE (1989, Action/ Drama)

A tough bouncer is hired to tame a dirty bar. Starring Patrick Swayze, Kelly Lynch and Sam Elliott.

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

UFC FIGHT NIGHT: DIN THOMAS VS. KENNY FLORIAN

From the Pearl at Palms Hotel in Las Vegas, Din Thomas battles Kenny Florian in the main event.

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

UFC 79 COUNTDOWN: SERRA VS. HUGHES

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

PRISONERS: OUT OF CONTROL

8:00 - 11:30 PM, ET/PT

DIE HARD: WITH A VENGEANCE (1995, Action/ Thriller)

A mad bomber begins his personal war on an NYC cop by striking a downtown department store. The German terrorist, avenging the death of his brother (in the first Die Hard) leads the renegade cop on a wild- goose chase around town with bomb threats and riddles. Starring Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson.

Sunday, December 30

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

DIE HARD: WITH A VENGEANCE (1995, Action/ Thriller)

4:00 - 5:00 PM, ET/PT & 9:00 - 10:00 PM, ET/PT

CSI: CROW'S FEET

A woman is found dead in a hotel suite with symptoms of the Ebola virus. Another woman is found dead with similar symptoms. Catherine and Nick investigate. Sara and Greg with help from Grissom try to determine how the owner of a home was killed.

5:00 - 6:00 PM, ET/PT & 10:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT

CSI: SWAP MEET

Grissom and Sara investigate the murder of a woman after a swap party. The married couples in the neighborhood meet and switch partners. With the help of a crime scene cleaner, Nick and Warrick find there was more to their crime scene than they first thought.

6:00 - 7:00 PM, ET/PT & 11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT

CSI: WHAT'S EATING GILBERT GRISSOM

The killer from The Execution of Catherine Willows returns with deadly results. The entire team is engaged in a race against time to stop this sadistic killer from succeeding again.

7:00 - 8:00 PM, ET/PT & Midnight - 1:00 AM, ET/PT

CSI: FORMALITIES

Grissom is called to a murder of a 17-year-old in a casino penthouse. Sophia Curtis (Louise Lombard) joins him in his research, she normally works in the day-shift.

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

CSI: CH-CH-CHANGES

A woman who was pulled over by police is found murdered two miles up the road from the stop. It's not long before Robbins determines that the woman is, genetically speaking, not a woman.

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

RONIN (1998, Action/ Thriller)

A freelancing former US intelligence agent tries to track down a mysterious package that is wanted by both the Irish and the Russians. Starring Robert De Niro, Jean Reno and Natascha McElhone.

-- NEW YEAR'S EVE CSI MARATHON

Ring in the new year with a CSI marathon on Monday, December 31.

9:00 - 10:00 AM, ET/PT & 5:00 - 6:00 PM, ET/PT

CSI: BANG-BANG (PART 1)

A man accused of murdering his wife and co-workers leads the CSIs on a wild ride through a busy casino, eventually barricading himself and a hostage in a casino hotel room.

10:00 - 11:00 AM, ET/PT & 6:00 - 7:00 PM, ET/PT

CSI: WAY TO GO (PART 2)

In the season finale, the CSIs wait by the bedside of one of their own when he's shot in the line of duty. One CSI faces a hard choice by having the power of attorney over their injured friend and colleague.

11:00 - Noon, ET/PT

CSI: GRAVE DANGER (PART 1)

The CSI teams come together to save one of their own when they learn one team member has been kidnapped and buried alive, and now they must find him before he suffocates under 5 feet of dirt.

Noon - 1:00 PM, ET/PT

CSI: GRAVE DANGER (PART 2)

After Grissom gives the kidnapper the ransom money, the kidnapper blows himself up. The team must band together and cover every piece of area to find Nick, who is buried underground and slowly suffocating.

1:00 - 2:00 PM, ET/PT & 7:00 - 8:00 PM, ET/PT

CSI: A BULLET RUNS THROUGH IT (PART 1)

The team must investigate the death of a police officer who died during a shootout leaving hundreds of bullets on the crime scene. The case becomes complicated when it turns out that Sofia Curtis and Jim Brass were with the victim during the shootout.

2:00 - 3:00 PM, ET/PT & 8:00 - 9:00 PM, ET/PT

CSI: A BULLET RUNS THROUGH IT (PART 2)

The CSIs sift through the overwhelming evidence from a shootout with drug dealers in order to determine who is responsible for the death of a police officer killed during the incident.

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

CSI: ASSUME NOTHING (PART 1)

Two couples meet in a bar and one of the couples is murdered. When a second couple is murdered in a similar fashion the team suspects a pair of serial killers. Catherine gets some troubling news about her father's murder trial.

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

CSI: ALL FOR OUR COUNTRY (PART 2)

The lead suspects in Grissom's serial killer case are murdered; Grissom suggests it was a cop. Catherine and Sara investigate what happened to a college football fan when his bloated body is found in a bathtub.

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

CSI: BUILT TO KILL (PART 1)

In part one of this two-part seventh season opener Grissom and Catherine handle the case of a women's dead body found at Cirque du Soleil by a performer. Meanwhile, an investor at one of Sam Braun's new casinos is shot to death during a party on the roof.

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

CSI: BUILT TO KILL (PART 2)

In the second part of this two-parter Grissom investigates the murder of an aging rockstar who is found dead in his kitchen with an exact replica of the crime scene on the counter next to him.

11:00 - Midnight, ET/PT

CSI NY: NECROPHILIA AMERICANA

A young boy witnesses the death of a museum curator but doesn't tell anyone about it.

ORIGINALS

-- UFC UNLEASHED (TV- 14V)

Telecasts Wednesdays (9:00 - 10:00 PM, ET/PT); pre-empted Wednesday, December 12.

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:

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

Telecasts Thursdays (9:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT); encores Saturdays (11:00 PM - 1:00 AM, ET/PT); pre-empted Saturday, December 1 (11:30 PM - 1:30 AM, ET/PT), Saturday, December 8 (will not air) & Saturday, December 29 (11:30 PM - 1:30 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)

Telecasts Thursdays (Midnight - 12:30 AM, ET/PT). Also, catch MANswers Thursday, December 13 & Thursday, December 20 (11:00 - 11:30 PM, 11:30 PM - Midnight, ET/PT) & Wednesday, December 19 (10:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT); pre- empted Thursday, December 6.

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)

Telecasts Fridays (1:00 - 1:30 AM & 1:30 - 2:00 AM, ET/PT); special Video Game Awards episode premieres Friday, December 7 (Midnight - 1:00 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.

-- MXC (TV-14D)

Telecasts Fridays (Midnight - 12:30 AM & 12:30 - 1:00 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.

MOVIE PREMIERES

-- DIE HARD: WITH A VENGEANCE (1995, Action/ Thriller)

-- Spike TV Premiere

Premieres Sunday, December 2 (9:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT).

A mad bomber begins his personal war on an NYC cop by striking a downtown department store. The German terrorist, avenging the death of his brother (in the first Die Hard) leads the renegade cop on a wild- goose chase around town with bomb threats and riddles. Starring Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson.

-- KILL BILL: VOLUME 2 (2004, Action/ Thriller)

-- Spike TV Premiere

Premieres Monday, December 10 (9:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT).

The Bride continues her vengeance quest against her ex-boss, Bill, and his associates. Starring Uma Thurman, David Carradine and Michael Madsen.

-- EDISON FORCE (2005, Crime/ Drama)

-- Broadcast Premiere

Premieres Sunday, December 23 (10:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT).

A young journalist uncovers massive police corruption in the town of Edison. He joins forces with his cynical mentor and an investigator for the district attorney in order to take on the criminal element in the force. Starring Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Justin Timberlake, LL Cool J, and Dylan McDermott.

ACQUIRED SERIES

-- STAR TREK: VOYAGER (TV- PG)

Telecasts Monday - Friday (3:00 - 6:00 PM, ET/PT) & Monday - Wednesday (1:00 - 2:00 AM, ET/PT); pre-empted Friday, December 7 (3:00 - 5:00 PM, ET/PT) & Friday, December 14 (3:00 - 4:00 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.

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

Telecasts Monday, Wednesday - Friday (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, ET/PT), Tuesday (6:00 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, January 1 and will telecast Monday, December 31 (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 (TV- MADLV)

Telecasts Thursdays (2:00 - 3:00 AM & 3:00 - 4:00 AM, ET/PT); pre-empted Thursday, December 6.

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 - Wednesday (2:00 - 3:00 AM, ET/PT); Monday, December 3 - Thursday, December 6 telecasts (11:00 AM - Noon, ET/PT).

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
http://www.spiketv.com





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





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