* Note: Spike TV HD includes
— "Star Wars" Movies
— "CSI: NY"
— "Kill Point"
— "GameTrailers TV with Geoff Keighley"
— The Powerblock
— Spike Movies
— THE FORCE OF JULY Independence Day spreads out over a full week, featuring marathons of all of Spike's signature programming including James Bond movies, Films of Fury, the latest Van Dammes, the greatest Seagals, CSI and a "Star Wars" movie each night.
— "STAR WARS"
Monday, June 30 (9:00 PM – Midnight, ET/PT) & Tuesday, July 1 (6:00 – 9:00 PM, ET/PT) STAR WARS EPISODE II: ATTACK OF THE CLONES (2002, PG) Ten years later, the galaxy is on the brink of civil war. Under the leadership of a renegade Jedi named Count Dooku, thousands of solar systems threaten to secede from the Galactic Republic. When an assassination attempt is made on Senator Padme Amidala, the former Queen of Naboo, twenty-year-old Jedi apprentice Anakin Skywalker is assigned to protect her. In the course of his mission, Anakin discovers his love for Padme as well as his own darker side. Soon, Anakin, Padme, and Obi-Wan Kenobi are drawn into the heart of the Separatist movement and the beginning of the Clone Wars.
Tuesday, July 1 (9:00 PM – Midnight, ET/PT) & Wednesday, July 2 (6:00 – 9:00 PM, ET/PT) STAR WARS EPISODE III: REVENGE OF THE SITH (2005, PG-V) Three years after the onset of the Clone Wars, the noble Jedi Knights have been leading a massive clone army into a galaxy-wide battle against the Separatists. When the sinister Sith unveil a thousand-year-old plot to rule the galaxy, the Republic crumbles and from its ashes rises the evil Galactic Empire. Jedi hero Anakin Skywalker is seduced by the dark side of the Force to become the Emperor's new apprentice
— Darth Vader. The Jedi are decimated, as Obi-Wan Kenobi and Jedi Master Yoda are forced into hiding. The only hope for the galaxy are Anakin's own offspring
— the twin children born in secrecy who will grow up to become Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia Organa. Starring Hayden Christensen, Ewan McGregor and Natalie Portman.
Wednesday, July 2 (9:00 PM – Midnight, ET/PT) & Thursday, July 3 (6:00 – 9:00 PM, ET/PT). STAR WARS EPISODE IV: A NEW HOPE (1977, PG) Nineteen years after the formation of the Empire, Luke Skywalker is thrust into the struggle of the Rebel Alliance when he meets Obi-Wan Kenobi, who has lived for years in seclusion on the desert planet of Tatooine. Obi-Wan begins Luke's Jedi training as Luke joins him on a daring mission to rescue the beautiful Rebel leader Princess Leia from the clutches of the evil Empire. Although Obi-Wan sacrifices himself in a lightsaber duel with Darth Vader, his former apprentice, Luke proves that the Force is with him by destroying the Empire's dreaded Death Star. Starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher.
Friday, July 4 (9:00 PM – Midnight, ET/PT) & Saturday, July 5 (6:00 – 9:00 PM, ET/PT). STAR WARS EPISODE V: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK (1980, PG) Three years after the destruction of the Death Star, Imperial forces continue to pursue the Rebels. After the Rebellion's defeat on the ice planet Hoth, Luke journeys to the planet Dagobah to train with Jedi Master Yoda, who has lived in hiding since the fall of the Republic. In an attempt to convert Luke to the dark side, Darth Vader lures young Skywalker into a trap in the Cloud City of Bespin. In the midst of a fierce lightsaber duel with the Sith Lord, Luke faces the startling revelation that the evil Vader is in fact his father, Anakin Skywalker. Starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher.
Sunday, July 6 (1:00 – 4:00 AM, ET/PT) & Monday, July 7 (9:00 PM – Midnight, ET/PT). STAR WARS EPISODE VI: RETURN OF THE JEDI (1983, PG) In the epic conclusion of the Saga, the Empire prepares to crush the Rebellion with a more powerful Death Star while the Rebel fleet mounts a massive attack on the space station. Luke Skywalker confronts his father Darth Vader in a final climactic duel before the evil Emperor. In the last second, Vader makes a momentous choice: he destroys the Emperor and saves his son. The Empire is finally defeated, the Sith are destroyed, and Anakin Skywalker is thus redeemed. At long last, freedom is restored to the galaxy. Starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher.
— JAMES BOND MOVIE MARATHON – Monday, June 30 (9:30 AM-9:00 PM)
9:30 AM – 12:30 PM & 6:00 – 9:00 PM GOLDENEYE (1995, Action/Adventure) James Bond teams up with the lone survivor of a destroyed Russian research center to stop the hijacking of a nuclear space weapon by a fellow agent believed to be dead. Starring Pierce Brosnan, Sean Bean and Famke Janssen.
12:30 – 3:30 PM THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH (1999, Action/Adventure) James Bond uncovers a nuclear plot when he protects an oil heiress from her former kidnapper, an international terrorist who can't feel pain. Starring Pierce Brosnan, Sophie Marceau and Robert Carlyle.
3:30 – 6:00 PM TOMORROW NEVER DIES (1997, Action/Adventure) James Bond heads to stop a media mogul's plan to induce war between China and the UK in order to obtain exclusive global media coverage. Starring Pierce Brosnan, Jonathan Pryce and Michelle Yeoh.
— FILMS OF FURY MARATHON – Tuesday, July 1 (10:00 AM -6:00 PM)
10:00 AM – Noon SHAOLIN SOCCER (2001, Action/Comedy) A young Shaolin follower reunites with his discouraged brothers to form a soccer team using their martial art skills to their advantage. Starring Stephen Chow, Man Tat Ng and Wei Zhao.
Noon – 2:00 PM HERO (2002, Action/Adventure) A series of Rashomon-like flashback accounts shape the story of how one man defeated three assassins who sought to murder the most powerful warlord in pre-unified China. Starring Jet Li, Tony Leung Chiu Wai and Maggie Cheung.
2:00 – 4:00 PM ONG BAK (2003, Action) When the head of a statue sacred to a village is stolen, a young martial artist goes to the big city and finds himself taking on the underworld to retrieve it. Starring Petchtai Wongkamlao, Tony Jaa and Plumwaree Yodkamol.
4:00 – 6:00 PM KUNG FU HUSTLE (2004, Action/Comedy) In Shanghai, China in the 1940s, a wannabe gangster aspires to join the notorious "Axe Gang" while residents of a housing complex exhibit extraordinary powers in defending their turf. Starring Stephen Chow, Xiaogang Feng and Wah Yuen.
— VAN DAMME MOVIE MARATHON – Wednesday, July 2 (10:00 AM – 6:00 PM)
10:00 AM – Noon, ET/PT DERAILED (2002, Action/Thriller) On an out of control train holding hostages and high-tech bio-weapons agent Kristoff (Van Damme) becomes a one man army to derail the terrorists and save the lives of everyone on board. Starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Tomas Arana and Laura Harring.
Noon – 2:00 PM UNTIL DEATH (2007, Action/ Drama) After awaking from a coma, a police detective with a dark past decides to bring justice to the man who nearly killed him. Starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Selina Giles and Mark Dymond.
2:00 – 4:00 PM WAKE OF DEATH (2004, Action/Adventure) After his wife is brutally murdered, an ex-cop wages war against the Chinese triads. Starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Simon Yam and Philip Tan.
4:00 – 6:00 PM IN HELL (2003, Action/Adventure) – Spike Premiere A man must survive a prison where hardened criminals battle to the death for the warden's entertainment. Starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Lawrence Taylor and Lloyd Battista.
— CSI MARATHON – Thursday, July 3 (9:00 AM – 6:00 PM)
9:00 – 10:00 AM & 5:00 – 6:00 PM, ET/PT PILOT Grissom and Brass track down a serial killer who stages his murders so that they appear to be suicides.
10:00 – 11:00 AM, ET/PT COOL CHANGE Holly Gribbs' shooting investigation continues and Grissom and Stokes look into the murder of a slot machine mega-winner.
11:00 AM – Noon, ET/PT ANONYMOUS A serial killer taunts Grissom, while Warrick and Nick clash over another case.
Noon – 1:00 PM, ET/PT ELLIE Warrick is temporarily in charge when a case involves Brass' daughter.
1:00 – 2:00 PM, ET/PT VIVA LAS VEGAS A feverish night in Las Vegas results in one dead male in an alien suit, one more dead male in a bathtub, one dead female with two suspicious men at the scene, and another dead male with a Polaroid of yet another dead male, but on the other hand, we get to meet Greg's replacement DNA person.
2:00 – 3:00 PM, ET/PT ICED Two amorous freshmen are found dead on a sleeping bag in a dorm room, and Sara and Greg run into one dead end after another as they try to determine why the students were killed. Warrick, Nick and Catherine figure out how a man is found dead in the center of a crop circle. Ecklie is called into duty for a man found dead in his car and his body later goes missing.
3:00 – 4:00 PM, ET/PT TIME OF YOUR DEATH When Jeffrey Powell, a high-stakes blackjack player turns up dead, the CSIs are brought in to find out what actually happened. Suspicion immediately turns to the blonde Jeff spent the night with after his big win.
4:00 – 5:00 PM, ET/PT FANNYSMACKIN' Three tourists are beat up, badly. One is dead, Alfonzo. Jessica is badly beaten but is still alive. Stanley, the last tourist is saved by Greg who ends up severely hurt in turn and ends up hospitalized after having to make a life altering decision.
— STEVEN SEAGAL MOVIE MARATHON – Friday, July 4 (9:00 AM – 9:00 PM)
9:00 – 11:00 AM MARKED FOR DEATH (1990, Action/Crime) A Chicago DEA agent retires after his partner is killed in the line of duty. But when a Jamaican drug kingpin enters the scene, he finds his retirement may not be permanent. Starring Steven Seagal, Basil Wallace and Keith David.
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM & 5:00 – 7:00 PM TODAY YOU DIE (2005, Action/Crime) A former thief who is trying to go straight seeks vengeance on those who framed him. Starring Steven Seagal, Anthony Criss and Sarah Buxton.
1:00 – 3:00 PM & 7:00 – 9:00 PM OUT FOR A KILL (2003, Action/Crime) An unsuspecting university professor is an unwitting accomplice in a foiled Chinese cocaine deal. Wrongly imprisoned, he escapes to take his revenge and prove his innocence. Starring Steven Seagal, Michelle Goh and Elaine Tan.
3:00 – 5:00 PM URBAN JUSTICE (2007, Action/Crime) A cop covering some tough turf becomes the unfortunate victim of what appears to be a senseless homicide. The murder goes unsolved until Simon Ballestal, the cop's father, gets involved in the case, making it his personal mission to track down the monster responsible for his son's death. But in order to do this, Simon must involve himself in the seedy world that cost his son his life. Starring Steven Seagal, Eddie Griffin and Carmen Serano.
— BREAKFAST WITH BOND Tune in for all the 007 action you can get with a different James Bond movie each morning, Monday-Friday at 9:00 AM, beginning Tuesday, July 29 and ending Friday, August 29. Schedule for Tuesday, July 29 – Friday, August 1 is below:
Tuesday, July 29 9:00 – 11:30 AM, ET/PT TOMORROW NEVER DIES (1997, Action/Adventure) James Bond heads to stop a media mogul's plan to induce war between China and the UK in order to obtain exclusive global media coverage. Starring Pierce Brosnan, Jonathan Pryce and Michelle Yeoh.
Wednesday, July 30 9:00 AM – Noon, ET/PT THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH (1999, Action/Adventure) James Bond uncovers a nuclear plot when he protects an oil heiress from her former kidnapper, an international terrorist who can't feel pain. Starring Pierce Brosnan, Sophie Marceau and Robert Carlyle.
Thursday, July 31 9:00 AM – Noon, ET/PT THE SPY WHO LOVED ME (1977, Action/Adventure) James Bond investigates the hijacking of British and Russian submarines carrying nuclear warheads with the help of a KGB agent whose lover he killed. Starring Roger Moore, Barbara Bach and Curd Jurgens.
Friday, August 1 9:00 AM – Noon, ET/PT THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS (1987, Action/Adventure) 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.
— FACTORY (HD: TV14) New episodes premiere Sundays (10:00 – 10:30 PM, ET/PT); Encores following Sunday (10:30 – 11:00 PM, ET/PT).
"Factory" follows the day-to-day lives of four disinterested small town factory workers as they spend their time fraternizing in lieu of doing their drab work. This painfully funny look at life as a factory employee is written, directed and stars "Strangers with Candy" co-creator Mitch Rouse.
— 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).
TNA Wrestling delivers a distinct brand of high-risk, athletic entertainment. TNA's roster includes the biggest names in wrestling today, such as Kurt Angle, Booker T, Kevin Nash and Christian Cage, as well as the hottest new stars in the business: A.J. Styles, Samoa Joe, The Latin American Xchange and the Motor City Machineguns. TNA features the innovative six-sided ring and the high flying X-Division, as well as concept matches such as "Ultimate X," "King of the Mountain," "Six Sides of Steel," "Lethal Lockdown" and "Elevation X," considered the most dangerous match in professional wrestling.
— GAMETRAILERS TV WITH GEOFF KEIGHLEY (HD: TV-14) New Episodes Premiere Fridays (1:00 – 1:30 AM, ET/PT).
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.
— MANSWERS (TV-MADLS) Telecasts Wednesdays (11:00 – 11:30 PM, ET/PT), Thursdays (Midnight – 12:30 AM, ET/PT), Fridays (1:30 – 2:00 AM, ET/PT) & Sundays (11:00 – 11:30 PM & 11:30 PM – Midnight, ET/PT). Pre-empted Wednesday, July 2.
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.
— MXC (TV-14D) Telecasts Fridays (12:30 – 1:00 AM).
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.
— THE KILL POINT (HD: TV-MAL) Telecasts Monday, July 7 – Friday, July 11 & Monday, July 14 – Wednesday, July 16 (11:00 AM – Noon, ET/PT)
Emmy(R) Award-winning actor and Golden Globe nominee John Leguizamo and Donnie Wahlberg star in Spike TV's original scripted series, THE KILL POINT, an eight-hour event focusing on two men as they square off during a bank heist gone horribly wrong and the hostage negotiations that follow.
With time of the essence and the uncertainty of the unfolding events, both men need to remain resourceful and collected or risk losing lives. THE KILL POINT reveals how the hostage takers leverage their situation and how the negotiator tries to unravel their plans. Which man will blink? Who will outsmart the other? Who will survive? It's a dangerous game of chess played out with human lives at stake.
— UFC UNLEASHED (TV14-VL) Telecasts Thursdays (11:00 PM – Midnight, ET/PT). Pre-empted Thursday, July 3.
"UFC Unleashed" is the best of the best from the UFC archives. "UFC Unleashed" features the semifinals and finals of "The Ultimate Fighter," Best of the PPV fights, quickest Knockouts, legendary fighters and fights, and much more.
— DISORDERLY CONDUCT: VIDEO ON PATROL (TV-14LV) Features fiery car crashes, high-speed chases and 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. Schedule is below:
— Monday, July 7 – Friday, July 11 (Noon – 1:00 PM, ET/PT)
— Monday, July 14 – Friday, July 18 (Noon – 1:00 PM, ET/PT)
— Thursday, July 17 – Friday, July 18 (11:00 AM – Noon, ET/PT).
— Monday, July 21 – Friday, July 25 (11:00 AM – Noon & Noon – 1:00 PM, ET/PT)
— Monday, July 28 – Thursday, July 31 (Noon – 1:00 PM & 1:00 – 2:00 PM, ET/PT)
— SPIKE'S MOST AMAZING VIDEOS (TV-14V) Telecasts Mondays – Fridays (1:00 – 2:00 PM, 2:00 – 3:00 PM & 3:00 – 4:00 PM, ET/PT); Pre-empted Monday, July 28 – Thursday, July 31 at 1:00 – 2:00 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.
— WILD WORLD OF SPIKE (TV-14DL) 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. Schedule is as follows:
— Thursday, July 10 (1:00 – 1:30 AM & 1:30 – 2:00 AM, ET/PT)
— Thursday, July 17 (1:00 – 1:30 AM, ET/PT)
— Thursday, July 24 (1:00 – 1:30 AM & 1:30 – 2:00 AM, ET/PT)
— Thursday, July 31 (1:00 – 1:30 AM & 1:30 – 2:00 AM, ET/PT)
— NO MERCY (1986, Action/Thriller) – Spike Premiere Premieres Thursday, July 3 (2:00 – 4:00 AM, ET/PT). To avenge his partner's death, Eddie Jillette ventures deep into Louisiana's Cajun bayou. But he's only got one lead: a mysterious blond bombshell girlfriend who's somehow enslaved to the murderer. After Jillette takes the young woman hostage, he finds himself falling in love with the fragile beauty. But the sexual tension between them won't interfere with his mission to penetrate the Cajun criminal underworld and avenge his friend's murder. Starring Richard Gere and Kim Basinger.
— THE BIG BOUNCE (2004, Crime/Thriller) – Spike Premiere Premieres Sunday, July 6 (1:00 – 3:00 PM, ET/PT). A con artist and surfer goes to Hawaii, where he lands a job working for a judge. Things get complicated when he falls for the beautiful wife of his boss's rival. Starring Owen Wilson and Morgan Freeman.
— JOE DIRT (2001, Comedy/Adventure) – Spike Premiere Premieres Sunday, July 6 (8:00 – 10:00 PM, ET/PT). Joe Dirt is a janitor with a mullet hairdo, acid-washed jeans and a dream to find the parents that he lost at the Grand Canyon when he was a belligerent, trailer park-raised eight-year-old. Starring David Spade.
— SCROOGED (1988, Comedy) – Spike Premiere Premieres Sunday, July 13 (4:00 – 6:00 PM, ET/PT) A cynically selfish TV executive gets haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve. Starring Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe, and John Glover.
— VAN WILDER (2002, Comedy) – Spike Premiere Premieres Sunday, July 13 (8:00 – 10:00 PM, ET/PT) The most popular kid on campus meets a beautiful journalist who makes him realize that maybe he's afraid to graduate. Starring Ryan Reynolds and Tara Reid.
— BAD SANTA (2003, Comedy/Crime) – Spike Premiere Premieres Sunday, July 27 (8:00 – 10:00 PM, ET/PT). A miserable conman and his pint size partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper, only to rob department stores on Christmas Eve but run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid. Starring Billy Bob Thornton.
— CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (TV-14) Telecasts Mondays – Fridays (6:00 – 9:00 PM, ET/PT), Mondays – Wednesdays (Midnight – 1:00 AM, ET/PT) & Tuesdays (9:00 – 10:00 PM & 10:00 – 11:00 PM, ET/PT). Pre-empted week of June 30.
"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 (TV-14) Telecasts Tuesdays (11:00 PM – Midnight, ET/PT). Pre-empted Tuesday, July 1. 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 Mondays – Fridays (10:00 – 11:00 AM, ET/PT). Pre-empted week of Monday, June 30 & Monday, July 28.
The story of an 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.
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 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.
1:30 – 2:00 PM, ET/PT XTREME 4X4 (HD: TV-G) 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.
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)