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[06/29/06 - 12:00 AM]
Spike TV Gets Action on Itunes

[via press release from Spike TV]

SPIKE TV GETS ACTION ON iTUNES

iTunes just got a jolt of testosterone! SPIKE TV launched on iTunes today, with "TNA: iMPACT," the first-ever wrestling series available for download and the current season of the adrenaline-packed series "Disorderly Conduct," To seal the deal, the two-hour premiere of SPIKE TV's first original scripted series "Blade: The Series" will be available today for download FREE through July 11.

SPIKE TV teamed up with iTunes Music Store, the world�s most popular video and music download store, to offer guys a multitude of downloadable video content including wrestling, high-octane auto programming and action-adventure. In the coming weeks, SPIKE TV will add a mix of insanity, absurdity and mayhem to its iTunes library with the launch of the uncensored version of its new comedy series "Raising The Roofs" along with the smash-up derby series "Carpocalypse" and for car enthusiasts, SPIKE TV�s popular "Power Block" which features the series "Muscle Car" and "Extreme 4X4.�

"BLADE: THE SERIES" -- A FREE DOWNLOAD OF THE TWO-HOUR PREMIERE

For one week, iTunes users can now download a FREE copy of the two-hour premiere of SPIKE TV's first original scripted series: "Blade: The Series" which made its network debut yesterday. The one-hour weekly series� second episode premieres on Wednesday, July 5 at 10:00 PM ET/PT. New episodes will be available on iTunes the day after their premiere on-air.

The �iTunes Two-Hour Premiere� of �Blade: The Series,� features Kirk �Sticky� Jones in the title role of Marvel�s immortal half-man, half-vampire who uses his superhuman powers and skills to fearlessly battles the demonic creatures of the night in a blood-drenched crusade to prevent their rise over mankind.

�Blade: The Series� maintains the continuity from New Line Television /Marvel Studio�s highly successful movie trilogy, but brings the main character into new storylines and characters. The two-hour premiere opens with Blade (Jones) setting up shop in Detroit, investigating the vampire House of Chthon. Along the way, he forms an uneasy alliance with Krista Starr (Jill Wagner), a former military veteran who becomes entrenched in the world of vampires while investigating the murder of her twin brother.

WHAT GUYS CAN DOWNLOAD ON iTUNES FROM SPIKE:

For $1.99 per episode, consumers can download the following SPIKE TV shows from the iTunes Music Store and view them on their iPods or computers.

"TNA: iMPACT� is the new professional wrestling alternative that delivers high-risk, athletic entertainment, integrating well-known stars like Sting, Christian Cage and Jeff Jarret with the world's best new talent like AJ Styles, Christopher Daniels and Samoa. ("TNA: iMPACT!" THE FIRST-EVER WRESTLING SERIES AVAILABLE ON iTUNES)

"Blade: The Series," SPIKE TV's first original scripted action-adventure/drama fare that maintains the continuity from New Line Cinema/Marvel Studio�s highly successful movie trilogy, but brings the main character into new storylines and characters

� Two-hour premiere FREE for one-week beginning on Thursday, June 29

� Season One (11 episodes)

"Disorderly Conduct" Fiery car crashes! High-speed chases! Roadside drug busts! You never know what you might see next, but one thing's certain. You've never seen this stuff before. Spike TV takes you for a ride in this adrenaline-packed series with ALL-NEW outrageous video footage pulled from precincts across the country. If you think you've seen it all... think again.

� Current Shows on-air in Season One

In the next few weeks, SPIKE TV will add the following shows to its iTunes roster:

"Raising the Roofs" - UNCENSORED VERSION The unscripted comedy series that stars working actor Michael Roof, Jr., and his prank-pulling, beer-swilling, over-the-top, back-country family. The new series explores what happens when his family -- his father, Michael Sr. and Uncle Stevie -- pack their bags, their pet pig, Babe Roof the Fifth, and take on the bright lights and big city of Los Angeles for an open ended visit

� Season One ( six episodes) � Explicit/uncensored version

"Power Block" is an interactive programming block featuring high performance muscle cars, wild jet drag trucks, industry savvy news and retrospectives on historic classics.

� "Muscle Car" 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.

o Current Cycle of 11 Episodes

� "Extreme 4X4," 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.

o Current Cycle of 11 Episodes

"CARPOCALYPSE takes us on a riotous journey, where reality programming meets the future of smash-up derby.

o Season Two - 10 Episodes





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· BLADE: THE SERIES (SPIKE TV)
· CARPOCALYPSE (SPIKE TV)
· DISORDERLY CONDUCT: VIDEO ON PATROL (SPIKE TV)
· IMPACT WRESTLING (SPIKE TV)
· RAISING THE ROOFS (SPIKE TV)









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