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[09/12/07 - 10:10 AM]
Spike TV Television Highlights -- October 2007
"Scream 2007" and "Ultimate Fighter: 20 Greatest Moments of All Time" are among October's offerings.

[via press release from Spike TV]

Spike TV Television Highlights -- October 2007

NEW YORK, Sept. 12 --

EVENTS/SPECIALS:

-- ITALIAN STALLION TRIBUTE TO COLUMBUS

Premieres Monday, October 8 (2:00 PM - 4:00 AM, ET/PT).

Celebrating Columbus Day with Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa in a Rocky movie marathon.

-- ROCKY (1976, Action/Drama)

Telecasts (2:00 PM - 4:30 PM, ET/PT).

A small-time boxer gets a once in a lifetime chance to fight the heavyweight champ in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect. Starring Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire and Burt Young.

-- ROCKY II (1979, Action/Drama)

Telecasts 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM, ET/PT.

Rocky struggles in family life after his bout with Apollo Creed, while the embarrassed champ insistently goads him to accept a challenge for a rematch. Starring Sylvester Stallone, Carl Weathers and Talia Shire.

-- ROCKY III (1982, Action/Drama)

Telecasts 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, ET/PT.

When Rocky is defeated by a brutal challenger, Apollo Creed offers to retrain him in order to regain his fighting spirit. Starring Sylvester Stallone, Carl Weathers and Mr. T.

-- ROCKY IV (1985, Action/Drama)

Telecasts 9:00 PM - 11:30 PM, ET/PT; Encore 2:00 AM - 4:00 AM, ET/PT.

When Apollo Creed is killed in a match against a powerful Soviet boxer, Rocky decides to challenge him himself. Starring Sylvester Stallone, Carl Weathers and Dolph Lundgren.

-- ROCKY V (1990, Action/Drama)

Telecasts 11:30 PM - 2:00 AM, ET/PT.

Reluctantly retired from boxing and back from riches to rags, Rocky takes on a new protege who betrays him. Starring Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire and Burt Young.

-- UFC 77 COUNTDOWN

Premieres Thursday, October 11 (11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT); Encores Thursday, October 11 (2:00 AM - 3:00 AM, ET/PT) & Saturday, October 13 (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM, ET/PT).

A preview of the upcoming UFC 77: Hostile Territory championship rematch between middleweight champ Anderson Silva and Cincinnati native Rich Franklin live Saturday, October 20 from the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio.

-- MLE CHOW DOWN: WILD WINGS

Premieres Thursday, October 18 (11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT); Encore Saturday, October 20 (4:30 PM - 5:30 PM, ET/PT). Competitive eaters race the clock to see who can put away the most Buffalo wings.

-- BLADE: THE SERIES MARATHON

Tune into Spike TV for over twenty hours of chills and thrills with Blade: The Series.

Immortal warrior Blade continues his fight against a shadowy underworld of vampires who are threatening total domination of mankind. Blade's latest pursuits take the half-vampire to his hometown of Detroit where he meets Krista, a recently dispatched US military combat medic who is investigating her brother's suspicious murder. As Krista is pulled into the underworld, she teams up with Blade and his partner Shen to infiltrate the vampires from the inside and out. However, Blade has to keep strict tabs on Krista, who could easily succumb to the dark forces of the underworld she now inhabits.

-- Episodes 1 - 10

Telecasts Friday, October 19 (9:00 AM - 7:00 PM, ET/PT).

-- Episodes 11 - 13

Telecasts Saturday, October 20 (9:00 AM - Noon, ET/PT).

-- SCREAM 2007

Premieres Tuesday, October 23 (10:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT); Encores Tuesday, October 23 (Midnight - 2:00 AM, ET/PT), Friday, October 26 (2:00 AM - 4:00 AM, ET/PT) & Saturday, October 27 (2:00 AM - 4:00 AM, ET/PT).

Scream 2007 pays homage to everything that is great about horror, sci-fi, and fantasy. Fans from all walks of life can relive, reminisce and honor the genres they love. This show is not only packed with killer A-list talent, but it is full of the hottest women around. Plus, it will honor some of the biggest stars from the genre's past and present. All of your favorite killers, freaks, wizards and heroes gather for one incredible night. And like any good horror flick, surprises will lurk around every corner.

-- ULTIMATE FIGHTER: 20 GREATEST MOMENTS OF ALL TIME

Premieres Tuesday, October 23 (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM, ET/PT).

Spike TV counts down the Top 20 moments from The Ultimate Fighter series.

-- 007 ACTION

Telecasts Saturdays (9:00 AM - Noon, ET/PT); Pre-empted Saturday, October 20.

Catch 007 as Spike TV serves up James Bond movies for breakfast. Schedule is as follows:

-- LIVE AND LET DIE (1973, Action/Drama)

Saturday, October 6 (9:00 AM - Noon, ET/PT).

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.

-- THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS (1987, Action/Adventure)

Saturday, October 13 (9:00 AM - Noon, ET/PT).

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.

-- OCTOPUSSY (1983, Action/Adventure)

Saturday, October 27 (9:00 AM - Noon, ET/PT).

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, Maud Adams and Louis Jourdan. ORIGINALS:

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

New Episodes Premiere Wednesday (10:00 PM - 11:00 PM, ET/PT); Encores Saturday (10:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT) & Sunday (9:00 AM - 10:00 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

Telecasts Wednesday (9:00 PM - 10:00 PM, 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.

-- MANSWERS

New Episodes Premiere Wednesday (11:00 PM- Midnight, 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.

-- TNA: iMPACT!

Telecasts Thursdays (9:00 PM - 10:00 PM, ET/PT); Encore Saturdays (11:00 PM - Midnight).

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".

-- GAME HEAD

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:

-- BOILER ROOM (2000, Drama) Spike Premiere Monday, October 1 (9:00 AM - 11:30 AM, ET/PT). A morally decent college dropout lands a job as a stock broker on the fast track to success. But things take a turn when his job isn't what he expected. Starring Giovanni Ribisi and Vin Diesel.

-- YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN (1974, Comedy)

Spike Premiere Saturday, October 20 (2:00 PM - 4:30 PM, ET/PT).

Young Dr. Frankenstein, a brain surgeon, inherits the family castle back in Transylvania. When he learns his grandfather's secrets, he decides to follow in his footsteps. Starring Gene Wilder and Peter Boyle. ACQUIRED SERIES:

-- STAR TREK: VOYAGER

Telecasts Monday - Wednesday (1:00 AM- 2:00 AM, ET/PT), Monday - Thursday (4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, ET/PT) & Fridays (5:00 - 6:00 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

Telecasts Monday - Friday (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, ET/PT) & Monday - Wednesday (Midnight - 1:00 AM, ET/PT); Pre-empted Monday, October 8 & Tuesday, October 23.

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

Telecasts Tuesdays (11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT); Pre-empted Tuesday, October 16 & Tuesday, October 23.

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

Telecasts Thursdays (2:00 AM - 3:00 AM, ET/PT) & (3:00 AM - 4:00 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

Telecasts Monday - Wednesday (2:00 AM - 3:00 AM, ET/PT); Pre-empted Monday, October 1 (2:30 AM - 3:30 AM, ET/PT). Will not telecast Monday, October 8 & Monday, October 22.

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

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

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

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!

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





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