Spike TV Highlights - November 2004
NEW YORK, Oct. 12 --
SPIKE TV ORIGINAL SERIES PREMIERES
I HATE MY JOB (TV-PG)
Premieres Tuesday, November 9 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT). Regularly telecasts
Tuesdays (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT); encores Fridays (11:00 PM-Midnight, ET/PT)
and Sundays (Midnight - 1:00 AM, ET/PT).
Former Democratic Presidential candidate, Reverend Al Sharpton, serves as
the ultimate career counselor and motivational coach in Spike TV's I HATE MY
JOB. The series follows eight guys who quit their jobs and are given three
months to pursue and obtain the job they've always wanted.
Premieres Wednesday, November 10 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT). Regularly
telecasts Wednesdays (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT); encores Saturdays (Midnight-1:00
AM, ET/PT) and Sundays (11:00 PM-Midnight, ET/PT & 2:00-3:00 AM, ET/PT).
Spike TV goes behind the velvet rope and past the burly bouncers at ICE,
one of Las Vegas' hottest nightclubs to present THE CLUB. ICE Founder and CEO
Ed Williams with the help of new Hollywood hot shot promoter, Allison Melnick,
are reinventing ICE with new faces and a new sound. This one-hour series
chronicles all the trials and tribulations that go into running a nightclub as
it undergoes a makeover to compete with the gaming hotels on the Vegas Strip.
Premieres Friday, November 12 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT). Regularly telecasts
Fridays (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT); encores Sundays (10:00-11:00 AM, ET/PT & 1:00-
2:00 AM, ET/PT).
Spike TV takes an in-depth look at some of sports' most compelling figures
and the challenges they've endured in UNTOLD. Hosted by sports announcer Marv
Albert, the subjects featured in this new original one-hour documentary series
include Terry Bradshaw, Darryl Strawberry, Bo Jackson, Isiah Thomas, and Laird
Hamilton. Each installment presents a first person account of the seemingly
insurmountable obstacles each featured athlete had to overcome.
Friday, November 12- TERRY BRADSHAW
Terry Bradshaw openly discusses his struggles with depression and how it
affected his life and career.
Friday, November 19 - BO JACKSON
Bo Jackson discusses his career-ending injury and the effect it had on his
Friday, November 26- Preempted by Spike TV's "James Bond Thanksgiving
SPIKE TV SPECIAL EVENTS AND MARATHONS
* STAND-UP FOR CHECK-UPS
Premieres Saturday, November 20 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT).
As part of Spike TV's "Check Up or Check Out" initiative, "Stand-Up for
Check-Ups" is a one-hour Spike TV original special. This open mike night puts
the spotlight on survivors and comic relief providing their soliloquies, prose
and stories of how guys deal, or don't deal, with the issue of men's health.
* JAMES BOND THANKSGIVING WEEKEND MARATHON
This Thanksgiving, Spike TV presents a five-day marathon of James Bond
movies. Telecasts Wednesday, November 24 (10:00 PM-3:00 AM, ET/PT), Thursday,
November 25 - Friday, November 26 (9:00 AM-3:00 AM, ET/PT), Saturday, November
27 (2:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) and Sunday, November 28 (2:00-7:00 PM, & 8:00-11:00
The complete list for the JAMES BOND THANKSGIVING WEEKEND MARATHON
Wednesday, November 24
10:00 PM-12:30 AM, ET/PT - GOLDFINGER (1964, TV-PG)
Investigating a gold magnate's gold smuggling, James Bond uncovers a plot
to contaminate the Fort Knox gold reserve. Starring Sean Connery as Bond and
Honor Blackman as Bond Girl Pussy Galore.
12:30-3:00 AM, ET/PT - DR. NO (1962, TV-PG)
In his first movie, British Agent 007, James Bond, is sent to Jamaica to
investigate the murder of a fellow operative. Bond's inquiries soon establish
a connection between the death, a spate of recent failures in the US space
program, and the mysterious Dr. No. Starring Sean Connery as Bond and Ursula
Andress as Bond Girl Honey Ryder.
Thanksgiving - Thursday, November 25
9:00 AM-Noon, ET/PT - THUNDERBALL (1965, TV-PG)
Bond is called in when SPECTRE hatches its most audacious plot to date
when its agents hijack a British Vulcan bomber armed with two atomic bombs and
hold NATO to ransom for the sum of $100,000,000 in uncut diamonds. Starring
Sean Connery as Bond and Claudine Auger as Bond Girl Domino.
Noon-3:00 PM, ET/PT - YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE(1967, TV-PG)
Agent 007 and the Japanese secret service ninja force must find and stop
the true culprit of a series of space-jackings before nuclear war is provoked.
Starring Sean Connery as Bond and Mie Hama as Bond Girl Kissy Suzuki.
3:00-6:00 PM, ET/PT - THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS (1987, TV-PG)
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 Whitikar and General Koskov. Starring Timothy Dalton as Bond and Maryam
d'Abo as Bond Girl Kara Milovy.
6:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT - LICENCE TO KILL (1989, TV-14)
Bond gets revenge after a close friend from the intelligence sector is
assassinated on his wedding day, and 007 goes undercover to link the murder to
an international drug cartel. Starring Timothy Dalton.
9:00-Midnight, ET/PT - THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH (1999, TV-PG)
Agent 007 is called on to protect the daughter and heir of British oil
tycoon Sir Robert King after he is killed in a bombing at the MI6
headquarters. Starring Pierce Brosnan as Bond and Sophie Marceau as Bond Girl
Elektra King, Denise Richards as Dr. Christmas Jones, Judi Dench as M and
Desmond Llewelyn as Q.
Midnight-3:00 AM, ET/PT - THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN (1974, TV-PG)
Bond is led to believe he is targeted by the world's most expensive
assassin and must hunt him down to stop him. Starring Roger Moore as Bond and
Britt Ekland as Bond Girl Mary Goodnight.
Friday, November 26
9:00 AM-Noon, ET/PT - LIVE AND LET DIE (1973, TV-PG)
Agent 007 is sent to stop a diabolically brilliant heroine magnate armed
with a complex organization and a reliable psychic tarot card reader.
Starring Roger Moore as Bond and Jane Seymour as Bond Girl Solitaire.
Noon-3:00 PM, ET/PT - THE SPY WHO LOVED ME (1977, TV-PG)
Agent 007 must work with his female Soviet counterpart to find the answer
to the disappearance of nuclear missile-carrying submarines. Starring Roger
Moore as Bond and Barbara Bach as Bond Girl Major Anya Amasova.
3:00-6:00 PM, ET/PT - MOONRAKER (1979, TV-PG)
James Bond investigates the mid-air theft of a space shuttle and discovers
a plot to commit global genocide. Starring Roger Moore as Bond and Lois Chiles
as Bond Girl Dr. Holly Goodhead.
6:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT - THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH (1999, TV-PG)
9:00 PM-Midnight, ET/PT - OCTOPUSSY (1983, TV-PG)
A 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 as Bond and Maud Adams as Bond Girl Octopussy.
Midnight-3:00 AM, ET/PT - FOR YOUR EYES ONLY (1981, TV-PG)
Agent 007 is assigned to hunt for a lost British encryption device and
prevent it from falling into enemy hands. Starring Roger Moore as Bond and
Carole Bouquet as Bond Girl Melina Havelock.
Saturday, November 27
2:00-5:00 PM, ET/PT - FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE (1963, TV-PG)
Evil crime cartel SPECTRE seeks revenge for the death of its operative Dr.
No and sets a trap to lure British agent James Bond to his death. The bait is
a Soviet encryption machine called a Lektor, which the British Secret Service
is desperate to get a hold of. Starring Sean Connery as Bond and Daniela
Bianchi as Bond Girl Tatiana Romanova.
5:00-8:00 PM, ET/PT - THUNDERBALL (1965, TV-PG)
8:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT - DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER (1971, TV-PG)
Agent 007 goes to Las Vegas to investigate the disappearance of diamonds
in transit and discovers the involvement of his archenemy, Blofeld. Starring
Sean Connery as Bond and Jill St. John as Bond Girl Tiffany Case.
Sunday, November 28
2:00-4:30 PM, ET/PT - DR. NO (1962, TV-PG)
4:30-7:00 PM, ET/PT - GOLDFINGER (1964, TV-PG)
8:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT - THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH (1999, TV-PG)
* RIDE WITH FUNKMASTER FLEX (TV-PG)
Telecasts Saturdays (10:30-11:00 AM, ET/PT & 2:00-2:30 PM, ET/PT) and
Sundays (10:30-11:00 AM, ET/PT).
Legendary DJ and car aficionado Funkmaster Flex takes viewers into his
world of celebrity car culture with RIDE WITH FUNKMASTER FLEX -- the first
ever car show from a hip hop point of view. Each week, Funkmaster Flex rides
alongside racing superstars, tours the most popular car shows, customizes cars
and takes a look at cutting edge parts and systems.
* MXC (TV-PG)
Telecasts Thursdays (10:00 PM-Midnight, ET/PT) and Mondays (11:05 PM -
Midnight, ET/PT) beginning November 22.
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, the new series 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.
* V-SPOT (TV-PGV)
Telecasts Saturdays (2:30-3:00 PM, ET/PT & 1:30-2:00 AM, ET/PT).
V-SPOT is a weekly half-hour series packed with game reviews and reports
on the fast-paced computer and video-game industry. Covering the exciting
world of computer games, the largest and fastest-moving entertainment
business, V-SPOT takes viewers behind-the-scenes to check out the latest
software and hardware developments, as well as all the latest product
launches. V-SPOT is packed with features every week such as previews of
exciting upcoming game releases on PC and all consoles, reviews of new and
current games and frenzied online gaming action, as well as timeless classic
favorites and top tips, tricks and tactics.
Premieres Monday, November 1 (1:30-2:00 AM, ET/PT). Regularly telecasts
Mondays-Fridays (1:30-2:00 AM, ET/PT).
SHIPMATES is a reality show that follows two strangers through the
ultimate dating challenge -- three days, two nights, one date and no escape
aboard a cruise ship sailing to scenic and exotic destinations. The fast-paced
daily series focuses on a single couple in each episode, from their initial
meeting on board a Carnival Cruise Lines' "Fun Ship"...through their first
attraction (or immediate dislike) ... all the way to their farewells, fond or
* CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (TV-PG)
Telecasts Monday-Fridays (7:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) and Fridays (10:00-11:00
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
* THE GRIFTERS (1990, Crime/Drama TV-14)
Premieres Wednesday, November 10 (10:00 PM-Midnight, ET/PT).
A con man is caught between loyalties to his partner and his scamming mom.
Starring John Cusack, Annette Bening, and Anjelica Huston.
Each Sunday afternoon in November, Spike TV telecasts a marathon of the
networks auto programming. The schedule is as follows:
Sunday, November 7 (2:00-4:00 PM, ET/PT) - WORLD'S WILDEST POLICE VIDEOS
Sunday, November 14(2:00-6:00 PM, ET/PT) - RIDE WITH FUNKMASTER FLEX
Sunday, November 21(1:30 PM-6:00 PM, ET/PT) - TRUCKS!
Sunday, November 28 - Preempted by Spike TV's "James Bond Thanksgiving
CHAMP CAR WORLD SERIES
Spike TV is the cable television home for the 2004 CHAMP CAR WORLD SERIES.
The network telecasts the entire 16-race schedule of one of the most popular
racing circuits from venues all over the world, from Long Beach, CA, to Seoul,
South Korea. This month, Spike TV telecasts the following race:
Sunday, November 7 (4:00-6:00 PM, ET/PT) - Mexico City, Mexico
SUNDAY MORNING PAID PROGRAMMING
* "Ever Increasing Faith" on Sundays (8:00-9:00 AM, ET/PT).
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