Spike TV Television Highlights -- October 2007
NEW YORK, Sept. 12 --
-- 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
-- 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,
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
-- 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,
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
-- 007 ACTION
Telecasts Saturdays (9:00 AM - Noon, ET/PT); Pre-empted Saturday,
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.
-- 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,
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.
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
-- 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
-- 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
-- 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
-- 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,
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
-- 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 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.
Noon - 12:30 PM, ET/PT
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
Hosted by Ian Johnson and Jessi Combs, this series features hardcore
4x4 build-ups and off-road truck projects, plus extreme action
-- rock crawling, desert racing, sand drags, mud racing, and
trail riding adventure.
1:30 - 2:00 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.
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
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