Spike TV Celebrates Patrick Swayze With Special Movie Presentation and Tribute This...

Tue Sep 15, 2009 12:42pm EDT

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Spike TV Celebrates Patrick Swayze With Special Movie Presentation and Tribute
This Saturday, September 19

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Spike TV will celebrate the work of the
late  Hollywood actor Patrick Swayze in one of his  cult-classic roles in the
film "Road House" this Saturday, September 19  (10:00 PM - 12:30 AM, ET/PT). 
This  special movie telecast will also include a special tribute to the Golden
Globe-nominated(R) actor who died yesterday at age 57 due to pancreatic

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The 1989 action film "Road House" stars Patrick Swayze as "Dalton," a bouncer
with a philosophical side, who takes on the chore of cleaning up a rowdy
Missouri honky-tonk and runs into trouble with  a local corrupt businessman. 
The  film also stars Ben Gazzara, Sam Elliott and Kelly Lynch. 

Spike's telecast of "Road House" will include a short  tribute to the actor. 
Spike.com will feature its own tribute where fans can post their own  messages
or favorite Swayze movie moments at spike.com.

Spike TV is  available in 98 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 and  for up-to-the-minute and archival
press information and photographs, visit Spike  TV's press site at


Debra Fazio-Rutt, +1-212-767-8649, debra.fazio@spiketv.com
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