[07/24/08 - 02:46 PM]
Spike TV Television Highlights - August 2008
Next month's offerings include "Real Vice Cops Uncut," "Kung Fu Killer" and the season finale of "The Factory."

[via press release from Spike TV]

Spike TV Television Highlights - August 2008

NEW YORK, July 24 --

* Note: Spike TV HD includes

-- "Star Wars"

-- "CSI: NY"

-- "CSI"

-- "Factory"

-- "GameTrailers TV with Geoff Keighley"

-- The Powerblock

-- "Great Builds"

-- Spike Movies


-- FACTORY (HD: TV-14)

Finale Premieres Sunday, August 3 (10:00 - 10:30 PM, ET/PT); Encores Sunday, August 3 (10:30 - 11:00 PM & 3:30 - 4:00 AM, ET/PT)

"Factory" follows the day-to-day lives of four disinterested small town factory workers as they spend their time fraternizing in lieu of doing their drab work. This painfully funny look at life as a factory employee is written, directed and stars "Strangers with Candy" co-creator Mitch Rouse.


Premieres Wednesday, August 6 with back-to-back episodes (10:00 - 10:30 PM & 10:30 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT; Regularly telecasts Wednesdays (10:00 - 10:30 PM, ET/PT) & encores Thursdays (Midnight - 12:30 AM, ET/PT).

"Real Vice Cops Uncut" has been granted unprecedented ride-along access by local police agencies, and clearance to the most high profiles cases. This ground-breaking new series will chronicle the exploits of REAL vice squads all across the United States. In cities like Memphis, Las Vegas, Miami, Detroit, Atlanta, Dallas and Orlando, crews will ride along with these modern day knights, and plunge the viewer into the action right along with them.


-- Two-Part Spike Original World Television Mini Series Set in late 1920s in China, before Communist rule, "Kung Fu Killer" tells the story of White Crane (Carradine), an orphaned son of Western missionaries who was raised as a Wudang monk to become a spiritual leader and master in martial arts, and his ultimate journey for revenge and justice. Starring Keith Carradine and Daryl Hannah.

KUNG FU KILLER I (2008, Action)

Premieres Sunday, August 17 (10:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT).

In the first installment, Crane's peaceful world is shattered when Kahn Xin (Lim Kay Tong) and his mercenaries raid his temple and slay his mentor. In search of his master's murderers, Crane infiltrates the Shanghai underworld where he encounters Jane Marshall (Hannah), a lounge singer from Brooklyn, who is on a mission of her own

-- to find her lost brother, who is being held captive by Kahn. Realizing that Kahn's evil plans are more intricate and widespread than originally thought, Crane teams up with Jane in order to enter Kahn's inner circle. From there, they tread carefully in order to dismantle Kahn's destructive plans before assassinating him. Soon, Crane's battle becomes a moral one, as he finds himself torn between his peaceful Wudang upbringing and the cold-blooded life of an assassin.

KUNG FU KILLER II (2008, Action)

Premieres Monday, August 18 (10:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT).

The second installment, "Kung Fu Killer II" shifts gears to a more personal drama as Crane returns to help rebuild his shattered temple. However, the peace is short-lived as, back in Shanghai, nightclub singer Jane is kidnapped by Bai Yang, an old classmate and rival of Crane's who plans to employ her in the sex trade. It is up to Crane and his young protege Lang (Osric Chau) to save not only Jane, but Lang's true love Wei.



Premieres Saturday, August 2 (8:30 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT); Encores Sunday, August 3 (7:30 - 10:00 PM, ET/PT).

Catch up on what the "Factory" guys have been up to all season with a special "Factory" marathon.


Premieres Sunday, August 3 (11:00 PM - 3:30 AM, ET/PT).

Get all the "MANswers" to life's many questions with this special nine episode marathon.


Premieres Saturday, August 23 (9:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT); Encores Sunday, August 24 (1:00 - 3:00 PM, ET/PT).

Spike TV gives viewers two chances to catch up on all the action from the premiere season of "Real Vice Cops Uncut."


Beginning August 12th, tune in for a different "Star Wars" movie. Schedule is as follows:


Telecasts Tuesday, August 12 (9:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT); Encores Wednesday, August 13 (4:00 - 7:00 PM, ET/PT).

Set thirty years before the original Star Wars film, Episode I introduces young Anakin Skywalker, a boy with special powers, unaware that the journey he is beginning will transform him into the evil Darth Vader. Obi-Wan Kenobi, the wise old Jedi from the original series, is a determined young apprentice and Palpatine, well known as the evil Emperor, is an ambitious Senator in the Galactic Republic. It is a time when the Jedi Knights are the guardians of peace in a turbulent galaxy and a young Queen fights to save her people. In the shadows lurks an evil force waiting for the right moment to strike. Starring Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor and Natalie Portman.


Telecasts Tuesday, August 19 (9:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT); Encores Wednesday, August 20 (4:00 - 7:00 PM, ET/PT).

Ten years later, the galaxy is on the brink of civil war. Under the leadership of a renegade Jedi named Count Dooku, thousands of solar systems threaten to secede from the Galactic Republic. When an assassination attempt is made on Senator Padme Amidala, the former Queen of Naboo, twenty-year-old Jedi apprentice Anakin Skywalker is assigned to protect her. In the course of his mission, Anakin discovers his love for Padme as well as his own darker side. Soon, Anakin, Padme, and Obi-Wan Kenobi are drawn into the heart of the Separatist movement and the beginning of the Clone Wars.


Telecasts Tuesday, August 26 (9:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT); Encores Wednesday, August 27 (4:00 - 7:00 PM, ET/PT)

Three years after the onset of the Clone Wars, the noble Jedi Knights have been leading a massive clone army into a galaxy-wide battle against the Separatists. When the sinister Sith unveil a thousand-year-old plot to rule the galaxy, the Republic crumbles and from its ashes rises the evil Galactic Empire. Jedi hero Anakin Skywalker is seduced by the dark side of the Force to become the Emperor's new apprentice - Darth Vader. The Jedi are decimated, as Obi-Wan Kenobi and Jedi Master Yoda are forced into hiding. The only hope for the galaxy are Anakin's own offspring - the twin children born in secrecy who will grow up to become Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia Organa. Starring Hayden Christensen, Ewan McGregor and Natalie Portman.


Telecasts Saturday, August 30 (2:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT) & Sunday, August 31 (1:00 PM - 1:00 AM, ET/PT).

Spend Labor Day Weekend with the "CSI" crew and two "CSI" marathons.

Saturday, August 30 programming:

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


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. Catherine wants a promotion to day shift supervisor.

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


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. Grissom is additionally distraught by the idea that this killer is smarter than he is.

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


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. The entire team gets involved when it's discovered that a kidnapping took place along with the murder.

5:00 - 6:00 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.

6:00 - 7:00 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.

7:00 - 8:00 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.

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


Identical twins are found murdered on the same night. The CSI's investigate the two separate murders only to find a twist in the investigation find that leads them in another new direction.

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


The Cadillac of an infamous 1970's mob boss turns up in a lake, even though he disappeared years ago. A photo of current murder victims also turns up in the car, so the team must determine whether this current murder spree is related to the missing gangster.

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


Grissom investigates when a worker at a poultry processing plant is found dead in a stun bath used to electrocute chickens before they are slaughtered. Nearby, a miniature replica of the crime scene is discovered. It's eerily similar to two other replicas left at scenes of homicides. Also, a man and a dead woman are found stuck in cement at a construction site; and an elderly Russian woman is discovered dead in her apartment with her head in a gas stove, but Warrick thinks she was murdered.

Sunday, August 31 programming:

1:00 - 2:00 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.

2:00 - 3:00 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.

3:00 - 4:00 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.

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


Identical twins are found murdered on the same night. The CSI's investigate the two separate murders only to find a twist in the investigation find that leads them in another new direction.

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


The Cadillac of an infamous 1970's mob boss turns up in a lake, even though he disappeared years ago. A photo of current murder victims also turns up in the car, so the team must determine whether this current murder spree is related to the missing gangster.

6:00 - 7:00 PM, ET/PT & Midnight - 1:00 AM, ET/PT


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.

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


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.

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


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.

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


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.

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


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.

11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT


Stella and Danny investigate a jewelry designer who is found dead wearing the eight million dollar bra he created, and look into the model he had shot and her bodyguard. Aidan begins to take a rape case a little too personally and is determined to stop the man before he can rape again. Hawkes goes into the field for the first time assisting Mac in investigating the death of a man who liked to climb skyscrapers.


Tune in for all the early morning 007 action you can get with Spike TV's "Breakfast with Bond" which features a different James Bond movie each morning.

-- Week of August 4

Monday, August 4 (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.

Tuesday, August 5 (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.

Wednesday, August 6 (9:00 - 11:30 AM, 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. Starring Sean Connery, Honor Blackman and Gert Frobe.

Thursday, August 7 (9:00 AM - Noon, 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.

Friday, August 8 (9:00 - 11:30 AM, 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 Wakabayashi and Mie Hama.

-- Week of August 11

Monday, August 11 (9:00 AM - Noon, 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, August 12 (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 Sydow.

Wednesday, August 13 (9:00 AM - Noon, ET/PT)

LICENCE 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 Timothy Dalton, Carey Lowell and Robert Davi.

Thursday, August 14 (9:00 AM - Noon, ET/PT)

OCTOPUSSY (1983, Action/Adventure)

A fake Faberge egg and a fellow agent's death leads James Bond to uncovering an international jewel smuggling operation, headed by the mysterious Octopussy, being used to disguise a nuclear attack on NATO forces. Starring Roger Moore, Maud Adams and Louis Jourdan.

Friday, August 15 (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.

-- Week of August 18

Monday, August 18 (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.

Tuesday, August 19 (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. Roger Moore, Christopher Lee and Britt Ekland.

Wednesday, August 20 (9:00 AM - Noon, ET/PT)

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

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

Thursday, August 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.

Friday, August 22 (9:00 AM - Noon, 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.

-- Week of August 25

Monday, August 25 (9:00 AM - Noon, ET/PT)

ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET (1969, Action/Adventure)

James Bond woos a mob boss's daughter and goes undercover to uncover the true reason for Blofeld's allergy research in the Swiss Alps that involves beautiful women from around the world. Starring George Lazenby, Diana Rigg and Telly Savalas.

Tuesday, August 26 (9:00 AM - Noon, ET/PT)

THUNDERBALL (1965, Action/Adventure)

Wednesday, August 27 (9:00 AM - Noon, ET/PT)

NEVER SAY NEVER AGAIN (1983, Action/Adventure)

Thursday, August 28 (9:00 AM - Noon, ET/PT)

THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN (1974, Action/Adventure)

Friday, August 29 (9:00 AM - Noon, ET/PT)

A VIEW TO A KILL (1985, Action/Adventure)


Telecasts Sunday, August 17 (2:00 PM - 10:00 PM, ET/PT)

Eight hours of kung fu action movies leading into the Spike Original World Television Premiere of "Kung Fu Killer."

2:00 - 4:00 PM

SHAOLIN SOCCER (2001, Action/Comedy)

A young Shaolin follower reunites with his discouraged brothers to form a soccer team using their martial art skills to their advantage. Starring Stephen Chow, Man Tat Ng and Wei Zhao.

4:00 - 6:00 PM


When the head of a statue sacred to a village is stolen, a young martial artist goes to the big city and finds himself taking on the underworld to retrieve it. Starring Petchtai Wongkamlao, Tony Jaa and Plumwaree Yodkamol.

6:00 - 8:00 PM

HERO (2003, Action)

A series of Rashomon-like flashback accounts shape the story of how one man defeated three assassins who sought to murder the most powerful warlord in pre-unified China. Starring Jet Li, Tony Leung Chiu Wai and Maggie Cheung.

8:00 - 10:00 PM & 2:00 - 4:00 AM

KUNG FU HUSTLE (2004, Action/Comedy)

In Shanghai, China in the 1940s, a wannabe gangster aspires to join the notorious "Axe Gang" while residents of a housing complex exhibit extraordinary powers in defending their turf. Starring Stephen Chow, Xiaogang Feng and Wah Yuen.


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

New Episodes Premiere Thursdays (9:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT); Encores Saturdays (11:00 PM - 1:00 AM, ET/PT).

TNA Wrestling delivers a distinct brand of high-risk, athletic entertainment. TNA's roster includes the biggest names in wrestling today, such as Kurt Angle, Booker T, Kevin Nash and Christian Cage, as well as the hottest new stars in the business: A.J. Styles, Samoa Joe, The Latin American Xchange and the Motor City Machineguns. TNA features the innovative six-sided ring and the high flying X-Division, as well as concept matches such as "Ultimate X," "King of the Mountain," "Six Sides of Steel," "Lethal Lockdown" and "Elevation X," considered the most dangerous match in professional wrestling.


New Episodes Premiere Fridays (1:00 - 1:30 AM, ET/PT).

Designed from the ground up to be the most entertaining and informative on-air resource for fans of the thriving video game industry, "GameTrailers TV" is a weekly magazine-style show focusing on the industry's hottest titles, coolest events and biggest stars. Fast-paced, energetic and offering the access and insight millions of viewers have come to expect from the GameTrailers brand, "GameTrailers TV" delivers the best of the best from the world of video games while highlighting the cultures of gaming from around the globe.


Telecasts Fridays (12:30 - 1:00 AM, ET/PT & 1:30 - 2:00 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.

-- MXC (TV-14D)

Telecasts Fridays (Midnight - 12:30 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.


New episodes begin Friday, August 1 (11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT); Pre-empted Friday, August 29

Features fiery car crashes, high-speed chases and roadside drug busts. Spike TV takes you for a ride in this adrenaline-packed series with all-new outrageous video footage pulled from precincts across the country.


Telecasts Mondays - Fridays (2:00 - 3:00 PM & 3:00 - 4:00 PM, ET/PT).

"Spike's Most Amazing Videos" delivers a combination of real and rare footage of some of the most heart-pounding and unbelievable moments ever captured on film.


-- WOLF (1994, Drama/Thriller)

Premieres Sunday, August 2 (9:00 - 11:00 AM, ET/PT).

Worn down and out of luck, aging publisher Will Randall is at the end of his rope when a younger co-worker snatches both his job and wife out from under his nose. But after being bit by a wolf, Will suddenly finds himself energized, more competitive than ever, and possessed with amazingly heightened senses. Starring Jack Nicholson and Michelle Pfeiffer.

-- AND JUSTICE FOR ALL (1979, Drama/Thriller)

Premieres Saturday, August 9 (9:00 - 11:00 AM, ET/PT).

An ethical Baltimore defense lawyer disgusted with rampant legal corruption is asked to defend a judge he despises in a rape trial. Starring Al Pacino.

-- TRAINING DAY (2001, Crime/Thriller)

Premieres Sunday, August 10 (9:00 - 11:30 PM, ET/PT); Encores Sunday, August 10 (11:30 PM - 2:00 AM, ET/PT).

An unorthodox veteran officer guides a rookie cop through his first day with the Los Angeles Police Department's inner-city narcotics unit. Starring Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke.

-- HIGHWAYMEN (2003, Action/Thriller)

Premieres Friday, August 22 (2:00 - 4:00 AM, ET/PT).

Rennie Cray embarks on a bloodthirsty rampage to avenge the death of his wife who was struck down by a serial killer - a man who hunts and kills women using his '72 El Dorado. Starring James Caviezel, Rhona Mitra.



Telecasts Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays (6:00 - 9:00 PM, ET/PT), Tuesdays & Wednesdays (Midnight - 1:00 AM, ET/PT) & Wednesdays (7:00 - 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.

-- CSI: NY (TV-14)

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.

-- Tuesday, August 5 (11:00 pm - Midnight, ET/PT) - ON THE JOB

-- Saturday, August 16 (7:00 - 8:00 PM, ET/PT) - THE CLOSER

-- Sunday, August 24 (11:00 pm - Midnight, ET/PT) - WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU SEE

-- Sunday, August 31 (11:00 pm - Midnight, ET/PT) - SUMMER IN THE CITY



Premieres Sunday, August 17 (10:00 - 11:00 AM, ET/PT); Encores Saturday, August 23 (11:00 AM - Noon, ET/PT).

Powerblock Host and Auto Goddess Courtney Hansen guides viewers through some of the biggest and baddest builds that the Powerblock has to offer. For the first time, follow a single Powerblock project from start to finish all in one hour - a 1955 Chevy 2-door Belair sedan.


Sexy car enthusiast Courtney Hansen hosts Spike TV'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

HORSEPOWER TV (HD: 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


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


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.

1:30 - 2:00 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 - rock crawling, desert racing, sand drags, mud racing, and trail riding adventure.


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


  [july 2008]  


[11/27/15 - 12:19 PM]
Nearly 28 Million Watch Bears-Packers on Thanksgiving Night - Second-Most Watched NBC Primetime Game Ever
NBC further spins the numbers for Thursday, November 26.

[11/27/15 - 11:00 AM]
Video: Don't Miss an Exclusive Sneak of the Upcoming Film "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" During the Fall Finale of "Gotham"
The aforementioned fall finale airs this Monday, November 30 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/27/15 - 08:22 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Sparks Big Numbers for NBC
The Peacock's Packers-Bears showdown easily eclipses the competition last night.

[11/27/15 - 08:21 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Continues Demo Reign for FOX
Said victory comes despite a series low from the network's juggernaut.

[11/27/15 - 07:44 AM]
Bears-Packers Jumps 17% vs. The Year-Ago Game in the Metered Markets, Making It the Best-Ever NFL Primetime Thanksgiving Game (Since 2006)
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 25 and Thursday, November 26.

[11/27/15 - 07:14 AM]
"Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade" Ranks as the #1 Entertainment Telecast of the Season on the Broadcast Nets in Metered Market Households
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 26.

[11/25/15 - 01:22 PM]
Video: Watch the All-New Extended Trailer for New FOX Action Drama "Second Chance," Starring Rob Kazinsky
The network's new drama launches Wednesday, January 13 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/25/15 - 11:01 AM]
Disney Channel Orders a Third Season of "Girl Meets World"
Production resumes in Los Angeles in January with season three scheduled to premiere in spring 2016.

[11/25/15 - 11:00 AM]
HBO Confirms Debut Date for Animated Adult Comedy Series "Animals"
The 10-episode series will launch on Friday, February 5 at 11:30/10:30c.

[11/25/15 - 10:35 AM]
American Hero and Fan Favorite Alek Skarlatos to Join "Dancing With The Stars: Live! -- Dance All Night Tour"
Skarlatos made headlines around the world in August 2015 when he and his friends heroically overpowered a man that opened fire on a train from Amsterdam to Paris.

[11/25/15 - 10:04 AM]
Gwen Stefani and Sia to Perform on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 Telecasts of NBC's Emmy Award-Winning Series "The Voice"
Sia will perform the single "Alive" from her upcoming album "This Is Acting" while Stefani will sing her current single "Used to Love You."

[11/25/15 - 09:01 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Pulls in Front with "Dancing with the Stars" Finale
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/25/15 - 08:42 AM]
New Debut Date for "Very Semi-Serious: A Partially Thorough Portrait of New Yorker Cartoonists"
The exclusive HBO presentation is now slated to debut Monday, December 14.

[11/25/15 - 08:36 AM]
Week Two of "Chicago Med" Is Up 50% vs. Last Season's Slot Average
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 24.

[11/25/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC Wins the Final Tuesday of November with a Season-High Performance
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 24.