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Sep 09, 2015, 11:14 ET
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"The John McAfee Project" To Debut On Spike In April 2016

 Spike's six-part television event, "The McAfee Project," that will shed light on the brilliant yet complicated tech pioneer John McAfee will...

Aug 27, 2015, 14:20 ET
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What Will Be America's Next Great Fitness Obsession?

 Over the last decade, a rising health consciousness has led 30,000 fitness clubs to open across the country, serving more than 58 million...

Mar 31, 2015, 11:00 ET
Lip Sync Battle on April 2, 2015 with Jimmy Fallon and Dwayne Johnson.

Lip Sync Battle Premieres On Spike TV Thursday, April 2 At 10pm ET/PT With Dwayne Johnson Vs. Jimmy Fallon

 Tune in to Spike's "Lip Sync Battle" on Thursday, April 2 at 10:00pm ET/PT featuring Jimmy Fallon taking on Dwayne Johnson in an epic battle...

Jan 22, 2015, 20:00 ET
Spike TV Gets Into The Ring With Monthly Premier Boxing Champions Series

Spike TV Gets Into The Ring With Monthly Premier Boxing Champions Series

For the past decade, Spike TV has been a prime destination for combat sports on cable, most recently with Bellator MMA and GLORY kickboxing. Now,...

Nov 21, 2014, 13:01 ET
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Spike TV To Premiere "Lip Sync Battle" From Jimmy Fallon's Eight Million Plus Productions, John Krasinski And Stephen Merchant

  The pop culture phenomenon of lip sync battling will now have its very own television show.  Spike TV is partnering with Jimmy...

Nov 06, 2014, 17:47 ET
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Dhani Jones Returns For Another Season As Host Of "GT Academy" On Spike TV And The Network's Interstitial Series, "Playbook 360"

 Dhani Jones, former NFL star and current television personality, has extended his deal with Spike TV to remain host for the series, "GT...

Nov 05, 2014, 13:13 ET

Spike TV To Debut First-Ever Competitive Furniture Design Series On January 6

 Spike TV is building a new original non-scripted franchise with the first-ever furniture design competition series, "Framework," hosted by...

Sep 30, 2014, 11:39 ET
Spike Launches Its First Ever TV Everywhere App On September 30 (PRNewsFoto/Spike TV)

Spike Launches Its First Ever TV Everywhere App On September 30

Spike TV launches its first ever app on September 30 where viewers can access their favorite Spike content, highlighted by a first look at the...

Apr 17, 2014, 16:07 ET
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David Letterman, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, Tracy Morgan, Martin Scorsese And Robert De Niro To Headline Spike TV's "One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles"

 The biggest superstars in comedy will come together on Spike TV to celebrate the legendary career of one of their most beloved icons - Don...

Aug 21, 2013, 12:08 ET
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Spike TV Banks on New Original Series "Hungry Investors"

 "Bar Rescue" star and renowned bar and nightlife expert Jon Taffer teams up with acclaimed celebrity chef and author John Besh and "Top Chef...

May 06, 2013, 13:32 ET
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New Episodes Of "Cops" Move To Spike TV In September 2013

Spike TV will be the new television home for one of the longest running series in television history, "Cops," it was announced today by Kevin Kay,...

Apr 29, 2013, 15:00 ET
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Spike TV Announces New Scripted Event-Series Development Slate Featuring Projects From Hollywood's Most Creative And Dynamic Minds

 Spike TV is back in the scripted business in a big way.  As the network continues to target a broader general audience, Spike unveils an...

Apr 16, 2013, 12:55 ET
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Spike TV Announces Ambitious New Non-scripted Development Slate

 Spike TV announces its boldest non-scripted development slate yet featuring authentic, dynamic and confident personalities including Graham...

Feb 28, 2013, 12:04 ET
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Spike TV Launches Groundbreaking Co-Viewing App For Bellator MMA

 Spike TV today launched "Bellator MMA" for iPad and iPhone, giving fans the chance to experience mixed martial arts like never before...

Feb 05, 2013, 14:30 ET
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Randy Couture, Greg Jackson, Frank Shamrock and Joe Warren to Train Up-and-Coming Mixed Martial Arts Fighters in "Fight Master: Bellator MMA"

 Spike TV and Bellator MMA have gathered together some of the biggest names in the sport of mixed martial arts to serve as coaches and...

Jan 29, 2013, 13:00 ET
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Criss Angel Is Coming To Spike - Bigger, Badder, And Better Than Ever

 Criss Angel sets out to confirm he's the greatest magician of all time in Spike's new original series (title to be announced shortly). Criss...

Dec 10, 2012, 10:27 ET
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Joe Schmo Returns!!!!!

 Spike has once again turned the tables on the reality show genre with "The Joe Schmo Show."  The one-hour, 10-episode series features...

Dec 07, 2012, 23:34 ET
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Spike TV Announces Winners Of The 10th Annual "Video Game Awards"

Hosted by the acclaimed international film, stage and video game star Samuel L. Jackson, executive produced by Emmy® Award winner Mark...

Nov 16, 2012, 13:14 ET
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"Eddie Murphy: One Night Only" Draws Record Ratings For Spike TV

Spike TV's premiere of "Eddie Murphy: One Night Only" on November 14 (10:00pm-12:00am ET/PT) was the highest-rated and most-watched special event...

Nov 15, 2012, 19:00 ET
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Spike TV Announces Nominees For 10th Annual Video Game Awards

 Spike TV today announced the nominees of "VGA TEN" (#VGA) – the network's tenth annual live televised event to celebrate the best in...