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New Casting Details Announced as Production Begins on Season 2 of Space's Hit Original Thriller, BITTEN

Tammy Isbell, Tommie-Amber Pirie, and Kiara Glasco join the cast-
- From No Equal Entertainment, Hoodwink Entertainment, and Entertainment One, BITTEN is set to premiere in early 2015 on Space -

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TORONTO, Aug. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Space announced today that production has begun on Season 2 of its most-watched original drama series ever, BITTEN, featuring a new coven of witches. Commissioned by Space and produced by No Equal Entertainment, Entertainment One Television (eOne), and Hoodwink Entertainment, the 10-episode, second season of the one-hour thriller is set to premiere in 2015 on Space. Shot on location in Toronto, Hamilton, and Hespeler, Ont., Season 2 sees the return of Laura Vandervoort (SMALLVILLE, Ted) as Elena, the world's only female werewolf; Greg Bryk (A History Of Violence, ROOKIE BLUE) as the Alpha Pack leader Jeremy Danvers; and Greyston Holt (ALCATRAZ, Durham County) as passionate Clayton Danvers. Season 2 of BITTEN was acquired for U.S. broadcast by Syfy.

Season 2 also introduces a coven of witches who turn to the Pack for support. Tammy Isbell (SAVING HOPE) stars as the calm and level-headed coven leader, Ruth Winterbourne; Tommie-Amber Pirie (Michael: Tuesdays & Thursdays) is cast as Ruth's daughter, the outspoken spitfire, Paige Winterbourne; and Kiara Glasco (COPPER) stars as the young and impressionable, Savannah Levine. Returning to BITTEN are Steve Lund BEING ERICA, HAVEN as Nick Sorrentino and Michael Xavier (THE BEST YEARS) as Dr. Logan Jonsen.

"It's been truly gratifying to witness BITTEN become the success story we hoped it could be," said Corrie Coe, Senior Vice-President, Independent Production, Bell Media. "We had always hoped that fans of Kelley Armstrong's books would become fans of the television series, and it's wonderful that an even wider audience embraced the first season. Working with such talented cast, crew and production partners, we have no doubt that Season 2 will intrigue and delight an already rabid fan-base, and recruit new members to The Pack."

"We're thrilled to return to production with our brilliant cast and crew as well as our new coven of witches played by the talented trio Tammy, Tommie-Amber, and Kiara," commented Margaret O'Brien, President, eOne Television, Canada. "With the incredible support of our partners No Equal Entertainment and Hoodwink Entertainment and our broadcast partners Space and Syfy, this is sure to be another heart-stopping season."

"We are incredibly excited to be back in action and look forward to satiating the appetites of hungry fans by bringing more Pack adventures in Season 2," said J.B Sugar, Executive Producer, No Equal Entertainment. "Together with my partners at eOne, Hoodwink, and Bell Media, we are extremely proud of the cast we have built and couldn't be more pleased to be adding Tammy, Tommie, and Kiara to our talented ensemble."

** Media Note ** Download photography for BITTEN at BellMediaPR.ca/Space

Since its debut in January, BITTEN has amassed a loyal following with an average weekly audience of 347,000 viewers, making it Space's #1 original series of all time. Each week, BITTEN reached more than 1 million viewers, and to date has reached nearly 5 million viewers.

Picking up after the dramatic Season 1 finale, Elena and the Pack, bent on bloody revenge, hunt for the mastermind of the Mutt uprising, Malcolm Danvers. But as they try to settle old scores, the Pack discovers a dangerously new and much more evil threat - a sinister and deadly force that draws the werewolves into a strange and frightening Otherworld, filled with enemies and allies. This time their very existence is at stake.

BITTEN is executive produced by J.B. Sugar (THE COLLECTOR, JPOD) for No Equal Entertainment, John Barbisan, and Patrick Banister (WHISTLER) for Hoodwink Entertainment, and Tecca Crosby, John Morayniss, and Margaret O'Brien for Entertainment One (eOne). Daegan Fryklind (MOTIVE, THE LISTENER) is Showrunner. Executive Producer Fryklind and co-executive producer Wil Zmak return to write for Season 2. Also in the writing room are Michael MacLennan, Jenn Engels, Larry Bambrick, and Garfield Lindsay Miller. eOne is the worldwide distributor for the series

BITTEN is produced by No Equal Entertainment, Hoodwink Entertainment, and eOne in association with Space. Rebecca DiPasquale and Tom Hastings are Production Executives, Drama, Bell Media. Trish Williams is Director of Drama, Independent Production, Bell Media. Corrie Coe is Senior Vice-President, Independent Production, Bell Media. Phil King is President, CTV, Sports, and Entertainment Programming.

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About Bell Media Independent Production
Bell Media has commissioned some of Canada's most-watched and most-acclaimed original programming, working with the best Canadian independent producers in the country. Hit CTV series include ratings success stories SAVING HOPE, THE LISTENER, MOTIVE, and THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, the record-breaking, Canadian-produced complementary version of the hit international series. New to CTV in 2014 are hit international format MASTERCHEF CANADA and multi-cam office comedy SPUN OUT, one of the most-watched new comedies of the season. Among the scripted series on Bell Media pay and specialty channels are the two-time Emmy®-nominated hit DEGRASSI, the internationally acclaimed ORPHAN BLACK, the most-watched original series in Space history BITTEN, Bravo's most-watched new drama 19-2, TRANSPORTER- THE SERIES, and drama SENSITIVE SKIN, and the upcoming KILLJOYS. Bell Media specialty channels are also home to hit factual series HIGHWAY THRU HELL and CANADA'S WORST DRIVER, among others.

About Space
Space is home to phenomenal programming including imaginative dramas, epic movies, engaging reality series, and the daily entertainment talk show INNERSPACE, the source for all-things genre - all in high definition (HD). Named "Channel of the Year" in 2013 by Playback Magazine, Space is also home to Original Series ORPHAN BLACK, PANIC BUTTON, and BITTEN. Space content is always available at Space.ca, and on Facebook, @SpaceChannel, and other social media platforms. Space is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company.

About Entertainment One (eOne):
Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE: ETO) is a leading international entertainment company that specializes in the acquisition, production and distribution of film and television content. The company's comprehensive network extends around the globe including Canada, the U.S., the UK, Ireland, Spain, Benelux, France, Germany, Scandinavia, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and South Korea.  Through established Entertainment and Distribution divisions, the company provides extensive expertise in film distribution, television and music production, family programming and merchandising and licensing. Its current rights library is exploited across all media formats and includes more than 35,000 film and television titles, 2,800 hours of television programming and 45,000 music tracks.

Through strong relationships with broadcasters and content providers, eOne Television International has successfully sold eOne's original and third-party productions to over 500 broadcasters in 150 countries, including key US networks and international pay TV channels.

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