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Bitten (TV series)

Updated: 2017-02-26T08:06Z
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Created byDaegan Fryklind
Based onWomen of the Otherworld
by Kelley Armstrong
Composer(s)Todor Kobakov
Country of originCanada
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes33 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s)
  • Daegan Fryklind
  • Grant Rosenberg
  • Patrick Banister
  • John Barbisan
  • John Morayniss
  • Margaret O'Brien
  • Tecca Crosby
  • J.B. Sugar
  • Wil Zmak
  • Margaret O'Brien
  • J.B. Sugar
  • Norman Denver
  • Stephen Reizes
  • Boris Mojsovski
  • Craig Wright
Running time43–45 minutes
Production company(s)
DistributorEntertainment One
Original networkSpace , Syfy
Picture format480i (NTSC)
1080i HDTV
Audio formatStereophonic
Original releaseJanuary 11, 2014 (2014-01-11) – April 15, 2016 (2016-04-15)
External links

Bitten is a Canadian television series based on the Women of the Otherworld series of books by author Kelley Armstrong. The name was inspired by 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. In 2015, the show was renewed for a third and final season and finished in April 2016.[1][2]

Series overview

The first season 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.[3]

The second season Left Hand Path is the narrative as the story features on the aftermath of the battle as well as meeting the witches Paige and Ruth, who are looking to save their lost coven member, Savannah, from an evil warlock Aleister.

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)
310February 12, 2016 (2016-02-12)April 15, 2016 (2016-04-15)

Cast and characters


Recurring cast

  • Paulino Nunes as Antonio Sorrentino (season 1)
  • Joel Keller as Peter Myers (season 1)
  • Benjamin Ayres as Jorge Sorrentino (seasons 1, 3)
  • Elias Toufexis as Joey Stillwell (seasons 1-3)
  • Michael Luckett as Daniel Santos (season 1)
  • James McGowan as Malcolm Danvers (seasons 1–2)
  • Noah Danby as Zachary Cain (seasons 1–3)
  • Pascal Langdale as Karl Marsten (seasons 1–3)
  • Curtis Carravaggio as Thomas LeBlanc (season 1)
  • Patrick Garrow as Victor Olson (season 1)
  • Marc Bendavid as Scott Brandon (season 1)
  • Ryan Kelly as Nate Parker (seasons 1-2)
  • Dan Petronijevic as Samuel Boggs (season 1)
  • Fiona Highet as Sheriff Karen Morgan (seasons 1, 3)
  • Natalie Brown as Diane McAdams (seasons 1–2)
  • Sherry Miller as Olivia McAdams (season 1)
  • Eve Harlow as Amber (season 1)
  • Natalie Lisinska as Sylvie (season 1)
  • Ace Hicks as Becky McAdams (season 1)
  • Evan Buliung as Michael Braxton (season 1)
  • Noah Cappe as Travis (season 1)
  • Tammy Isbell as Ruth Winterbourne (season 2)
  • Sean Rogerson as Aleister (season 2)
  • Kiara Glasco as Savannah Levine (season 2)
  • Debra McCabe as Clara Sullivan (season 2)
  • Angela Besharah as Bridget (season 2)
  • Carly Street as Dr. Sondra Bauer (season 2)
  • Daniel Kash as Roman Navikev (seasons 2–3)
  • Brock Johnson as Richard Hart (season 2)
  • Mishka Thebaud as Eduardo Escobado (seasons 2-3)
  • Salvatore Antonio as Roderigo Sanchez (season 2)
  • John Ralston as Sasha Antonov (season 3)
  • Sofia Banzhaf as Katia Antonov (season 3)
  • Alex Ozerov as Alexei Antonov (season 3)
  • Rafael Petardi as Konstantin Sarantin (season 3)
  • Oliver Becker as The Albino (season 3)
  • Ian Lake as Anson Haight (season 3)
  • Ian Matthews as Bucky Durst (season 3)

Guest Cast


On May 22, 2014, the series was renewed for a second season of 10 episodes, with production beginning in Summer.[4] On May 22, 2015, Space confirmed the series to be renewed for a third season with filming set to begin summer/fall 2015.[5] It was confirmed in December 2015 that the third season of Bitten would be the show's final season.[6]


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


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

Bitten – Score Soundtrack Vol. 1 was released on March 18, 2014.[7]

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.


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

In ratings, Bitten averaged 348,000 viewers in its timeslot, making it Space's highest-rated original series of all time.[9]

Awards and nominations

2014Directors Guild of Canada AwardsProduction Design - Television SeriesRob GrayNominated[10]
Leo AwardsBest Screenwriting Dramatic SeriesDaegan FryklindNominated[11]
Best Guest Performance by a Male in a Dramatic SeriesMackenzie GrayWon
Best Lead Performance by a Male in a Dramatic SeriesGreyston HoltNominated
2015Golden Maple AwardsBest Actor in a TV Series Broadcasted in the U.S.Greyston HoltNominated[12]
2016Best Actress in a TV series broadcast in the U.S.Laura VandervoortNominated[13]


The series was acquired by Syfy for airing in the United States,[14] and premiered in January 2014.[15] It premiered in Australia on August 8, 2015 on FOX8.[16] SyfyUK commenced broadcast on 19 May 2016.

Home media

TitleSet detailsBlu-ray and DVD release datesSpecial features
Region A/1[17]
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 — The Complete Second Season
  • Discs: 3
  • Episodes: 10
July 7, 2015 (2015-07-07)


  1. ^ Kondolojoy, Amanda (June 29, 2015). "'Bitten' Renewed for Third Season on Syfy". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved June 30, 2015. 
  2. ^ DarkUFO (December 9, 2015). "Bitten - Season 3 will be the last". SpoilerTV. 
  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ Paradox (May 22, 2014). "Bitten – Renewed for 2nd Season by Space". Retrieved April 13, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Bitten Will Be Back For Season 3". Space Channel. May 22, 2015. Retrieved May 22, 2015. 
  6. ^ "The Last Bite Is the Deepest: Third and Final Season of Original Canadian Thriller "Bitten" Premieres February 12 on Space" (Press release). Bell Media. December 9, 2015. Retrieved February 24, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Bitten Score Soundtrack". Retrieved April 8, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Bitten : Season 1". Metacritic. Retrieved February 13, 2014. 
  9. ^ "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. 
  10. ^ "2014 nominees" (PDF). Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  11. ^ "2014 nominees" (PDF). Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  12. ^ Levine, Sydney. "Golden Maple Awards'15 Winners Include Brandon Jay McLaren and Amanda Crew | IndieWire". Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  13. ^ "Golden Maple Awards Nominees Unveiled". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  14. ^ "Syfy Acquires New Original Werewolf Drama Series "Bitten" from Entertainment One" (Press release). Syfy. September 17, 2013. Retrieved February 24, 2016 – via The Futon Critic. 
  15. ^ "Syfy's New Lineup of Sexy Supernatural Dramas Heats Up Mondays Beginning January 13 from 8-11PM" (Press release). Syfy. January 3, 2014. Retrieved February 24, 2016 – via The Futon Critic. 
  16. ^ 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. 
  17. ^ Canadian home media:

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