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Spike TV and Paramount Home Entertainment Hit the Streets with 'Dea: Detroit' Arriving in Stores on February 10
The DVD's bonus material includes a full-length episode of "Real Vice Cops: Uncut."

[via press release from Spike TV]

Spike TV and Paramount Home Entertainment Hit the Streets With 'DEA: Detroit' Arriving in Stores on February 10

Bonus Features Includes A Full Length Episode of "Real Vice Cops: Uncut"

NEW YORK, Jan. 29 -- Get an uncompromising look into the gritty Detroit underworld and the inner-workings of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) with the Spike TV and Paramount Home Entertainment release of "DEA: Detroit" which arrives in stores nationwide on Tuesday, February 10.

"DEA: Detroit" DVD is a two-disc set featuring all six uncensored episodes and 276 minutes of crime-fighting action and includes the bonus material of a full-length episode of Spike TV's "Real Vice Cops: Uncut."

Spike TV was given exclusive access to follow a group of Special Agents and Task Force Officers in the DEA Detroit division as they risked their lives daily in the ongoing battle against illegal drugs. The series follows DEA Special Agents as they work cases ranging from street level dealers all the way up to international drug traffickers.

"DEA: Detroit" underscores the danger Special Agents experience on a daily basis in order to do their jobs. Witness first-hand what it is like for DEA Special Agents to go out on undercover missions and pose as drug dealers. Viewers are there when the DEA breaks down doors as Special Agents conduct drug raids on stash houses that put their lives directly in the line of fire. "DEA: Detroit" takes a look at the complex relationship that DEA Special Agents have with informants, revealing the strange kinship they share with these criminals who see themselves not as arch enemies, but rather as opponents in "the game" of the illegal drug trade.

"DEA: Detroit" is produced for Spike by Al Roker Entertainment, Inc. in association with Size 12 Productions. Executive producers for the series are Al Roker for Al Roker Entertainment and C. Russell Muth and Hank Capshaw for Size 12 Productions. Sharon Levy and Tim Duffy are Spike's executives in charge of production.

Paramount Home Entertainment (PHE) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), a global entertainment company that produces and distributes filmed entertainment through the Paramount Motion Picture Group. PHE is responsible for the worldwide sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment products on behalf of various parties including: Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks SKG, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, CBS, PBS and Hasbro and for providing home entertainment fulfillment services for DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment.

Spike TV is available in 97.7 million homes and is a division of MTV Networks. A unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), MTV Networks is one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. Spike TV's Internet address is www.spike.com.

  [january 2009]  


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