Hung Up On A Spike

“The folks at MTV Networks decided some months back to relaunch their TNN – once the Nashville Network and more recently the National Network – as Spike TV, the first channel build specifically for men. At least that was the plan. But before Spike could unveil its new lineup of shows today, the network was faced with a man-sized problem. On June 5, filmmaker Spike Lee filed an injunction against MTV’s owner, Viacom, saying the public associates the name ‘Spike’ with him.”