Bitten (TV series)


Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bitten_(TV_series)
Updated: 2015-07-30T11:51Z
Bitten
Genre
Created byDaegan Fryklind
Based onWomen of the Otherworld 
by Kelley Armstrong
Starring
Composer(s)Todor Kobakov
Country of originCanada
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes23 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Daegan Fryklind
  • Grant Rosenberg
  • Patrick Banister
  • John Barbisan
  • John Morayniss
  • Margaret O'Brien
  • Tecca Crosby
  • J.B. Sugar
Producer(s)
  • Margaret O'Brien
  • J.B. Sugar
Cinematography
  • Stephen Reizes
  • Boris Mojsovski
Running time43–45 minutes
Production company(s)
DistributorEntertainment One
Release
Original channelSpace
Picture format480i (NTSC)
1080i HDTV
Audio formatStereophonic
Original releaseJanuary 11, 2014 (2014-01-11) – present (present)
External links
Website

Bitten is a Canadian television series based on the Women of the Otherworld series of books by author Kelley Armstrong; its name was taken from the first book in the series. The show is produced as an original series for Space and the majority of the filming is done in Toronto, Ontario. On June 29, 2015, the show was renewed for a third season.[1]

Series overview

The story centres on Elena Michaels (portrayed by Laura Vandervoort), a female werewolf who is torn between a normal life with her human boyfriend Philip in Toronto and her "family" obligations as a werewolf in upstate New York. Among her "pack" is her ex-fiancé Clayton, who is responsible for her becoming a werewolf.[2]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
113January 11, 2014 (2014-01-11)April 5, 2014 (2014-04-05)
210February 7, 2015 (2015-02-07)April 11, 2015 (2015-04-11)

Cast and characters

Main

ActorCharacterSeasons
12
Laura VandervoortElena MichaelsMain
Greyston HoltClayton DanversMain
Greg BrykJeremy DanversMain
Paul GreenePhilip McAdamsMain
Steve LundNick SorrentinoMain
Michael XavierLogan JonsenRecurringMain

Recurring and guest cast

  • Paulino Nunes as Antonio Sorrentino (6 episodes)
  • Genelle Williams as Rachel Sutton
  • Joel Keller as Peter Myers (4 episodes)
  • Fiona Highet as Sheriff Karen Morgan (7 episodes)
  • James McGowan as Malcolm Danvers / James Williams (2 episodes)
  • Natalie Brown as Diane McAdams (5 episodes)
  • Rogan Christopher as Deputy Paul O'Neil (4 episodes)
  • Sherry Miller as Olivia McAdams (3 episodes)
  • Marc Bendavid as Scott Brandon (3 episodes)
  • Pascal Langdale as Karl Marsten (3 episodes)
  • Kaitlyn Leeb as Amanda (2 episodes)
  • Noah Danby as Zachary Cain (4 episodes)
  • Michael Luckett as Daniel Santos (5 episodes)
  • Curtis Caravaggio as Thomas Leblanc (4 episodes)
  • Patrick Garrow as Victor Olson (3 episodes)
  • Daniel Petronijevic as Samuel Boggs (1 episode)
  • Natalie Lisinska as Sylvie (2 episodes)
  • Eve Harlow as Amber (3 episodes)
  • Carly Street as Dr. Sandra Bauer (2 episodes)
  • Benjamin Ayres as Jorge Sorrentino (1 episode)
  • Mackenzie Gray as Jimmy Koenig (1 episode)

Production

On May 22, 2014, the series was renewed for a second season of 10 episodes, with production beginning in Summer.[3]

On May 22, 2015, Space confirmed the series to be renewed for a third season with filming set to begin summer/fall 2015. [4]

Music

Todor Kobakov was hired to compose the score for the series.

Score

Bitten – Score Soundtrack Vol. 1
Film score by Todor Kobakov
ReleasedMarch 18, 2014 (2014-03-18)
Length46:52
LabelEntertainment One

Bitten – Score Soundtrack Vol. 1 was released on March 18, 2014.[5]

InnerSpace: After Bite

A live after-show titled InnerSpace: After Bite premiered on Space on February 7, 2015, following the season two premiere. After Bite features hosts Morgan Hoffman and Teddy Wilson, discussing the latest episode with actors and producers of Bitten.

Reception

Bitten has received mixed reviews. Metacritic gave the first season a score of 59 out of 100 (based on 8 reviews).[6]

In ratings, Bitten averaged 348,000 viewers in its timeslot, making it Space's highest-rated original series of all time.[7]

Broadcast

The series airs on Syfy in the United States[citation needed] and premiered in Australia on 8 August, 2015 on FOX8.[8]

Home media

TitleSet detailsBlu-ray and DVD release datesSpecial features
Region A/1[9]
Bitten — The Complete First Season
  • Discs: 4
  • Episodes: 13
August 12, 2014 (2014-08-12)
  • Behind-the-Scenes Featurette
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Split Screen Stunt Choreography
  • Audio Commentary with Laura Vandervort and Producers
Bitten — Season 2
  • Discs: 3
  • Episodes: 10
July 7, 2015 (2015-07-07)

References

  1. ^Kondolojoy, Amanda (June 29, 2015). "'Bitten' Renewed for Third Season on Syfy". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved June 30, 2015. 
  2. ^Genzlinger, Neil (January 12, 2014). "If the Fur Doesn't Drive You Crazy, the Virus Will – 'Bitten' and 'Helix,' Both on Syfy". The New York Times. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  3. ^Paradox (May 22, 2014). "Bitten – Renewed for 2nd Season by Space". Retrieved April 13, 2015. 
  4. ^Space (May 22, 2015). "Bitten Will Be Back For Season 3". Retrieved May 22, 2015. 
  5. ^"Bitten Score Soundtrack". Amazon.com. Retrieved April 8, 2015. 
  6. ^"Bitten : Season 1". Metacritic. Retrieved February 13, 2014. 
  7. ^"BITTEN Sinks its Teeth into Viewers as Sexy Thriller Becomes Space’s #1 Original Series, Ever" (Press release). April 3, 2014. Retrieved August 24, 2014. 
  8. ^Purcell, Charles (July 30, 2015). "New this week (Aug 3): Rogue, Jonathan Strange, Bitten, 7 Days In Hell and live sport". The Green Room. Archived from the original on July 30, 2015. Retrieved July 30, 2015. 
  9. ^Canadian home media:

External links

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