[02/13/08 - 11:11 AM]
Spike TV Television Highlights - March 2008
Among the highlights: the return of "Disorderly Conduct: Video on Patrol" and the original movie "Crash & Burn."

[via press release from Spike TV]

Spike TV Television Highlights - March 2008

NEW YORK, Feb. 13 --

* Note: Spike TV HD includes

-- Pros vs. Joes: Last Joe Standing

-- CSI: NY

-- GameTrailers TV

-- Powerblock Programming

-- Spike TV Original Movies


-- DISORDERLY CONDUCT: VIDEO ON PATROL (TV-14LV) Season 2 Premieres Friday, March 7 (11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT); Encores Friday, March 14 (2:00 - 3:00 PM, ET/PT). Features fiery car crashes, high-speed chases, 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.

-- PROS VS. JOES: LAST JOE STANDING (HD: TV-PG) Season Finale Premieres Thursday, March 27 (11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT); Encores Sunday, March 30 (1:00 - 2:00 PM, ET/PT). "Pros vs. Joes" is an hour long sports competition show that pits regular guys against world class professional athletes. This season the show travels to four world-class regional sites as 64 Joes spread out in brackets across these regions are competing to become the "Last Joe Standing."

-- CRASH & BURN (Action, 2007) - HD Spike Original Movie World Television Premiere Sunday, March 30 (10:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT). An undercover cop posing as a thief to bust a simple car theft ring decides to take on the competing MS-13 gang, who is using corrupt cops to further their illegal agenda. Starring Eric Palladino, David Moscow, and Michael Madsen.


-- PROS VS. JOES: LAST JOE STANDING (HD: TV-PG) Telecasts Saturday, March 22 (2:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT). In anticipation of the season finale, viewers can catch up on all the action from this past season with Spike TV's "Pros vs. Joes: Last Joe Standing" marathon.

-- THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER: TEAM HUGHES VS. TEAM SERRA MARATHON (TV-14LV) Telecasts Saturday, March 29 (9:00 AM - Midnight, ET/PT). Leading up to a new season of "TUF," Spike TV presents the all-day "The Ultimate Fighter: Team Hughes vs. Team Serra" marathon.


-- 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). Pre-empted Saturday, March 1 (12:30 - 2:30 AM, ET/PT) & Saturday, March 29 (Midnight - 2:00 AM, ET/PT). 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".

-- GAMETRAILERS TV (HD: TV-14) New Episodes Premiere Fridays (1:00 - 1:30 AM, ET/PT); Encores Fridays (1:30 - 2:00 AM, ET/PT) - * Encores not broadcast in HD. 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.

-- SPIKE'S MOST AMAZING VIDEOS (TV-14V) New Episodes Premiere Fridays (10:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT). Encore episodes telecast Mondays - Fridays (1:00 - 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. Upcoming new episodes include:

-- Friday, March 7 - Bare Knuckle Brawls

-- Friday, March 14 - Hell On Earth

-- Friday, March 21 - Nature's Fury

-- Friday, March 28 - Disasters of The Deep

-- MANSWERS (TV-MADLS) Telecasts Thursdays (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.

-- WILD WORLD OF SPIKE (TV-14DL) Telecasts Thursdays (1:00 - 1:30 AM, ET/PT). Spike TV brings unheralded sports such as mop-jousting and blind-folded kickboxing into America's living rooms with the new comedic action series, Wild World of Spike. Focusing more on the agony of defeat than the thrill of victory, Wild World of Spike is hosted by mixed martial arts fighter Kit Cope, skateboarding legend Jason Ellis and comedian Sam Tripoli. In each episode, the hosts screen bizarre sporting events from around the world then try to recreate them.

-- MXC (TV-14D) Telecasts Mondays - Fridays (10:00 - 10:30 AM & 10:30 - 11:00 AM, ET/PT) & Fridays (Midnight - 12:30 AM & 12:30 - 1:00 AM, ET/PT). Pre-empted Monday, March 31 (11:00 - 11:30 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.

-- WHACKED OUT SPORTS (TV-14LV) Telecasts Mondays - Fridays (9:00 - 9:30 AM, ET/PT & 9:30 - 10:00 AM, ET/PT). Pre-empted Monday, March 31 (Noon - 12:30 PM, ET/PT & 12:30 - 1:00 PM, ET/PT). Features crashes, bashes, spills and falls and is packed with hilarious sports bloopers and fantastic sports finishes.

-- DISORDERLY CONDUCT: VIDEO ON PATROL (TV-14LV) Telecasts Mondays - Fridays (11:00 AM - Noon, ET/PT & Noon - 1:00 PM, ET/PT). Pre-empted Monday, March 31 (1:00 - 2:00 PM, ET/PT).


-- BRAM STOKER'S DRACULA (Drama, 1992) Premieres Saturday, March 1 (9:00 - 11:30 AM, ET/PT) Based on the novel, a lawyer is kidnapped by the vampire Dracula and watches as the vampire begins to terrorize a village. Starring Gary Oldman, Keanu Reeves, Anthony Hopkins, and Winona Ryder.

-- THOMAS CROWN AFFAIR (Crime/Thriller, 1999) Premieres Monday, March 10 (9:00 - 11:30 PM, ET/PT). A wealthy business man gets his thrills by stealing expensive artwork and trying to elude a seductive detective. Starring Pierce Brosnan, Rene Russo, and Denis Leary.


-- CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (TV-14) Telecasts Mondays, Wednesdays - Fridays (6:00 - 9:00 PM, ET/PT), Tuesdays (6:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT), Mondays (11:30 PM - 12:30 AM, ET/PT), & Tuesdays - Wednesdays (Midnight - 1:00 AM, ET/PT). Pre- empted Monday, March 31 (Midnight - 1:00 AM, 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 (HD: TV-14) Telecasts Tuesdays (11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT) & Monday, March 31 (11:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT). 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 (TV-MADLV) Telecasts Thursdays (2:00 - 3:00 AM & 3:00 - 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.


-- WEEKEND POWERBLOCK 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. Pre-empted Saturday, March 29.


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 MUSCLE CAR (HD: TV-G) 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 TRUCKS! (HD: TV-G) 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 XTREME 4X4 (HD: TV-G) 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 HORSEPOWER TV (HD: TV-G)

11:30 AM - Noon, ET/PT MUSCLE CAR (HD: TV-G)

Noon - 12:30 PM, ET/PT TRUCKS! (HD: TV-G)

12:30 - 1:00 PM, ET/PT XTREME 4X4 (HD: TV-G)


  [february 2008]  


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