The Hunger

(1997)
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The Hunger is a British/Canadian television horror anthology series, co-produced by Scott Free Productions, Telescene Film Group Productions and the Canadian pay-TV channel The Movie Network. Though it shares a title with the feature film The Hunger the series has no direct plot or character connection to the film, and was created by Jeff Fazio.

Originally shown on the Sci Fi Channel in the UK, The Movie Network in Canada and Showtime in the US, the series was broadcast from 1997 to 2000, and is internally organized into two seasons. Each episode was based around an independent story introduced by the host; Terence Stamp hosted each episode for the first season, and was replaced in the second season by David Bowie. Stories tended to focus on themes of self-destructive desire and obsession, with a strong component of soft-core erotica; popular tropes for the stories included cannibalism, vampires, sex, and poison.

  1. Jeff Fazio

    Creator

Series Cast

  1. Terence Stamp

    Terence Stamp

    44 Episodes

  2. David Bowie

    David Bowie

    44 Episodes

  3. Arthur Holden

    Arthur Holden

    1 Episode

  4. Timothy Spall

    Timothy Spall

    1 Episode

  5. Daniel Craig

    Daniel Craig

    1 Episode

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Last Season

Season 2

1999 | 22 Episodes

Season 2 of The Hunger premiered on September 10, 1999.

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Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 24m, 30m

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