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Spike Investigates Late-Night TV

  • Yahoo/AP, Sunday, January 31, 2010 11:50 PM
The Spike cable network is looking to get into late-night television, so it is developing a new late-night talk and comedy show with Thom Beers, who helps make the network's "1000 Ways to Die" series. Spike will seek out ordinary people doing extraordinary things, like a convenience store clerk who faced down robbers or a stockbroker who quit his job to fight in Afghanistan.

So far, no air date, host or even title. It will air once a week at first, but could become daily if well-received. Sharon Levy, head of programming for Spike, says the network, which targets young men, wants to "create our own faces and start from scratch to build something."

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