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Spike TV Highlights – November 2006
Tuesday October 3, 1:11 pm ET

NEW YORK, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ –

SERIES PREMIERE

* INSIDE THE UFC
Premieres Thursday, November 9 (Midnight – 12:40AM, ET/PT). Encores
Fridays (1:20 – 2:00 AM, ET/PT).

Hosted by Joe Rogan, Spike TV presents a weekly magazine show that takes
a look into the world of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

* MXC – SEASON 5 (TV-14)
Premieres Friday, November 10 (Midnight – 12:40 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.

SPECIAL EVENTS/MARATHONS

* THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER – SEASON 4: THE COMEBACK MARATHON AND THE ULTIMATE
FINALE LIVE
Marathon telecasts Saturday, November 11 (9:00 AM – 9:00 PM, ET/PT);
Finale premieres LIVE from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas
Saturday, November 11 (9:00 PM – Midnight, ET, tape delay for West
Coast); encores Saturday, November 11 (Midnight – 3:00 AM, ET/PT),
Monday, November 13(11:30 PM – 2:30 AM, ET/PT) and Saturday, November 18
(3:00 PM – 6:00 PM, ET/PT).

LIVE from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, the finalists from
the welterweight and light heavyweight divisions will square off in the
octagon to find out who is THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER — and who will receives
a shot at the elusive UFC title, along with a three year, six figure
deal from the Ultimate Fighting Championship(TM). In honor of this
season's finale, Spike TV presents twelve back-to-back episodes of
SEASON 4: THE COMEBACK leading up to the finale.

* THANKSGIVING JAMES BOND MOVIE MARATHON
Marathon telecasts Tuesday, November 21 (9:00 PM – Midnight, ET/PT) and
(1:00 – 4:00 AM, ET/PT), Wednesday, November 22 (9:00 PM – Midnight,
ET/PT) and (1:00 – 4:00 AM, ET/PT), Thursday, November 23 (10:00 AM -
7:00 PM, ET/PT) and (1:00 – 4:00 AM, ET/PT), Friday, November 24 (10:00
AM – 7:00 PM, ET/PT), (9:00 – 11:30 PM, ET/PT), and 1:00 – 4:00 AM,
ET/PT), Saturday, November 25 (2:30 – 11:00 PM, ET/PT) and (1:00 – 4:00
AM, ET/PT), and Sunday, November 26 (1:30 – 7:00 PM, ET/PT), (8:00 -
11:00 PM, ET/PT) and (1:00 – 4:00 AM, ET/PT).

This Thanksgiving, Spike TV presents a six-day marathon of James Bond
movies. The complete schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, November 21

9:00 PM – Midnight, ET/PT
DIE ANOTHER DAY
Agent 007 attempts to avert a war of catastrophic proportions by
pursuing a traitor of Her Majesty's Secret Service from Korea to Hong
Kong to Cuba to London — and back to Korea again. Starring Pierce
Brosnan, Halle Berry, and Toby Stephens.

1:00 – 4:00 AM, ET/PT
LIVE AND LET DIE (1973, TV-PG)
Agent 007 is sent to stop a diabolically brilliant heroine magnate
armed with a complex organization and a reliable psychic tarot card
reader. Starring Roger Moore as Bond and Jane Seymour as Bond Girl
Solitaire.

Wednesday, November 22

9:00 PM – Midnight, ET/PT
DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER (1971, TV-PG)
Agent 007 goes to Las Vegas to investigate the disappearance of
diamonds in transit and discovers the involvement of his archenemy,
Blofeld. Starring Sean Connery as Bond and Jill St. John as Bond Girl
Tiffany Case.

1:00 – 4:00 AM, ET/PT
THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN (1974, TV-PG)
Bond is led to believe he is targeted by the world's most expensive
assassin and must hunt him down to stop him. Starring Roger Moore as
Bond and Britt Ekland as Bond Girl Mary Goodnight

Thursday, November 23

10:00 AM – 1:30 PM, ET/PT
ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE (1969, TV-PG)
Bond is approached by a crime boss to marry his daughter. In return,
both father and daughter help 007 hunt for his archenemy, Ernst
Blofeld. Starring George Lazenby and Diana Rigg as Tracy Vicenzo.

1:30 – 4:00 PM, ET/PT
YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE (1967, TV-PG)
Agent 007 and the Japanese secret service ninja force must find and
stop the true culprit of a series of space-jackings before nuclear war
is provoked. Starring Sean Connery as Bond and Mie Hama as Bond Girl
Kissy Suzuki.

4:00 – 7:00 PM, ET/PT
THE SPY WHO LOVED ME (1977, TV-PG)
Agent 007 must work with his female Soviet counterpart to find the
answer to the disappearance of nuclear missile-carrying submarines.
Starring Roger Moore as Bond and Barbara Bach as Bond Girl Major Anya
Amasova.

1:00 – 4:00 AM, ET/PT
LICENSE TO KILL (1989, TV-14)
Bond gets revenge after a close friend from the intelligence sector is
assassinated on his wedding day, and 007 goes undercover to link the
murder to an international drug cartel. Starring Timothy Dalton.

Friday, November 24

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM, ET/PT
LICENSE TO KILL (1989, TV-14)

1:00 – 4:00 PM, ET/PT
MOONRAKER (1979, TV-PG)
James Bond investigates the mid-air theft of a space shuttle and
discovers a plot to commit global genocide. Starring Roger Moore as
Bond and Lois Chiles as Bond Girl Dr. Holly Goodhead.

4:00 – 7:00 PM, ET/PT
A VIEW TO A KILL (1985, TV-PG)
Agent 007 faces off against a mad industrialist who plans on cornering
the world microchip market by destroying Silicon Valley. Starring
Roger Moore as James Bond, Christopher Walken as Max Zorin, and Tanya
Roberts as Stacey Sutton.

9:00 – 11:30 PM, ET/PT
GOLDFINGER (1964, TV-PG)
Investigating a gold magnate's gold smuggling, James Bond uncovers a
plot to contaminate the Fort Knox gold reserve. Starring Sean Connery
as Bond and Honor Blackman as Bond Girl Pussy Galore

1:00 – 4:00 AM, ET/PT
THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS (1987, TV-PG)
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 Whitikar and General Koskov. Starring Timothy
Dalton as Bond and Maryam d'Abo as Bond Girl Kara Milovy.

Saturday, November 25

2:30 – 5:00 PM, ET/PT
FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE (1963, TV-PG)
Evil crime cartel SPECTRE seeks revenge for the death of its operative
Dr. No and sets a trap to lure British agent James Bond to his death.
The bait is a Soviet encryption machine called a Lektor, which the
British Secret Service is desperate to get a hold of. Starring Sean
Connery as Bond and Daniela Bianchi as Bond Girl Tatiana Romanova.

5:00 – 8:00 PM, ET/PT
FOR YOUR EYES ONLY (1981, TV-PG)
Agent 007 is assigned to hunt for a lost British encryption device and
prevent it from falling into enemy hands. Starring Roger Moore as
Bond and Carole Bouquet as Bond Girl Melina Havelock.

8:00 – 11:00 PM, ET/PT
OCTOPUSSY (1983, TV-PG)
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 as Bond and Maud Adams as Bond Girl
Octopussy.

1:00 – 4:00 AM, ET/PT
NEVER SAY NEVER AGAIN (1983, TV-PG)
SPECTRE agents under the command of Ernst Blofeld hold NATO ransom,
forcing James Bond to recover the warheads and kill his arch-enemy.
Starring Sean Connery as Bond and Kim Basinger as Bond Girl Domino
Petachi.

Sunday, November 26

1:30 – 4:00 PM, ET/PT
DR. NO (1962, TV-PG)
In his first movie, British Agent 007, James Bond, is sent to Jamaica
to investigate the murder of a fellow operative. Bond's inquiries
soon establish a connection between the death, a spate of recent
failures in the US space program, and the mysterious Dr. No. Starring
Sean Connery as Bond and Ursula Andress as Bond Girl Honey Ryder.

4:00 – 7:00 PM, ET/PT
THUNDERBALL (1965, TV-PG)
Bond is called in when SPECTRE hatches its most audacious plot to date
when its agents hijack a British Vulcan bomber armed with two atomic
bombs and hold NATO to ransom for the sum of $100,000,000 in uncut
diamonds. Starring Sean Connery as Bond and Claudine Auger as Bond
Girl Domino.

8:00 – 11:00 PM, ET/PT
DIE ANOTHER DAY

1:00 – 4:00 AM, ET/PT
DIE ANOTHER DAY

* ROCKY BAL-BLOWOUT
Sunday, November 12 (1:00 – 11:00 PM, ET/PT)

In anticipation of ROCKY BALBOA arriving in theatres this Christmas,
Spike presents a marathon of ROCKY movies starring Sylvester Stallone.
The schedule is as follows:

1:00 – 3:30 PM, ET/PT
ROCKY (1976)
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, Burgess Meredith,
Talia Shire and Carl Weathers.

3:30 – 6:00 PM, ET/PT
ROCKY II (1979)
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, Burgess Meredith, Talia Shire
and Carl Weathers.

6:00 – 8:30 PM, ET/PT
ROCKY III (1982)
When Rocky is defeated by a brutal challenger, Apollo Creed offers to
retrain him in order to regain his fighting spirit. Starring
Sylvester Stallone, Burgess Meredith, Talia Shire, Mr. T and Carl
Weathers.

8:30 – 11:00 PM, ET/PT
ROCKY IV – UNCUT (1985)
When Apollo Creed is killed in a match against a powerful Soviet
boxer, Rocky decides to challenge him himself. Starring Sylvester
Stallone, Dolph Lundgren, Talia Shire, and BurtYoung. Presented
UNCUT.

ORIGINAL SERIES

* THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER 4: THE COMEBACK
New episodes premiere Thursdays (10:00 – 11:00 PM, ET/PT). Encores
Saturdays (10:00 – 11:00 PM, ET/PT) and Mondays (11:00 PM – Midnight,
ET/PT and 2:00 – 3:00 AM, ET/PT).

Sixteen former UFC fighters, eight middleweights and eight
welterweights, have gathered in Las Vegas for a new season of the wildly
popular series, THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER 4: THE COMEBACK. The special twist
to season four is that the winning middleweight and welterweight
fighters are both guaranteed a title fight and a six-figure cash prize.
UFC President Dana White hosts, and UFC Legends Georges St. Pierre, Mark
Dellagrotte and Randy Couture serve as advisers to the fighters.

* UFC UNLEASHED
Telecasts Thursdays (10:00 – 11:00 PM, ET/PT and 11:00 PM – Midnight,
ET/PT).

This one-hour series features the greatest moments from the UFC's
vast library of fight footage. The show includes classic bouts never
before seen on television except on pay-per-view.

* TNA WRESTLING: iMPACT! (TV-14)
Beginning Thursday, November 16, new episodes premiere at 9:00 PM,
ET/PT, starting with a two-hour special. Regularly telecasts 9:00 -
10:00 PM, ET/PT and encores Saturdays (11:00 PM – Midnight, ET/PT).

The new wrestling alternative, “TNA: iMPACT!” delivers a distinct brand
of high-risk, athletic entertainment. Viewers are drawn in by TNA's
philosophy of less talk and more action and the technically advance six-
sided ring. TNA's roster integrates well-known wrestling superstars
like Sting, Christian Cage, Jeff Jarrett, and Team 3D with the world's
best up-and-coming talent, such as AJ Styles, Christopher Daniels, Samoa
Joe, and Monty Brown.

* MXC
New episodes premiere Fridays (Midnight – 12:40 AM, ET/PT). Additional
telecasts Monday – Wednesday (1:00-1:30 AM, ET/PT).

* DISORDERLY CONDUCT: VIDEO ON PATROL
New episodes premiere Mondays (10:00 – 11:00 PM, ET/PT) and encore
Mondays (3:00 – 4:00 AM, ET/PT). Additional telecasts Fridays (11:00 PM
– Midnight, ET/PT), Saturdays (9:00 – 10:00 PM, ET/PT), and Sundays
(1:00 – 2:00 AM, ET/PT and 3:00 – 4:00 AM, ET/PT).

Spike TV takes viewers for a ride in this adrenaline-packed series with
all new outrageous video footage pulled from precincts across the
country.

* GAME HEAD (TV-14)
New episodes premiere Fridays (12:40 – 1:20 AM, ET/PT).

* SPIKE'S MOST AMAZING VIDEOS – NEW ORIGINAL EPISODES (TV-14)
New episodes premiere Saturdays (7:00 – 8:00 PM, ET/PT).

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
4×4 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
4×4 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!

ACQUIRED SERIES

* CSI: NY
Telecasts Sundays (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
Telecasts Monday – Friday (11:00 AM – Noon, 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 winner Michael Chiklis and Catherine Dent.

* CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (TV-PG)
Telecasts Monday – Friday (7:00 – 9:00 PM, ET/PT), Monday – Friday
(Midnight – 1:00 AM, ET/PT), Mondays and Fridays (9:00 – 10:00 PM,
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.

* THE THREE STOOGES (TV-PG)
Telecasts Saturdays and Sundays (9:00 – 10:00 AM, ET/PT).

Larry, Moe and Curly are on Spike TV, showcasing their extremely
physical and sometimes controversial brand of slapstick humor that made
them one of the most famous comedy troupes in history.

MOVIE PREMIERES

World Television Premiere!
* THE CUTTER (2005, Action/Drama)
Premieres Wednesday, November 1 (9:00 – 11:00 PM, ET/PT).

John Shepherd is a former cop working as a private investigator. He
allies himself with a diamond cutter against a ruthless former SS
soldier, who is searching for a valuable artifact. Starring Chuck
Norris.

* HARD TO KILL (1990, Action)
Premieres Wednesday, November 8 (9:00 – 11:00 PM, ET/PT).

After seven years in a coma from an attack that left his wife dead, a
police officer recovers and seeks revenge on the crooked politician who
thinks he is dead. Starring Steven Seagal and Kelly Le Brock.

* WELCOME TO COLLINWOOD (2002, Comedy)
Premieres Thursday, November 16 (2:00 – 4:00 AM, ET/PT)

Ensemble crime comedy about an oddball assortment of petty crooks who
plan a Cleveland jewelry-store heist, believing it to be a sure thing
but finding themselves undermined by their own shocking incompetence.
Starring William H. Macy and Michael Jeter.

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