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Night Stalker -- Kolchak is kidnapped by a man who thinks he is receiving messages.


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Kolchak and his partner, Perri, investigate his wife's mysterious murder and end up uncovering something much more disturbing...
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 (Series Cast Summary - 4 of 14)

Stuart Townsend ... Carl Kolchak (10 episodes, 2005-2006)

Gabrielle Union ... Perri Reed (10 episodes, 2005-2006)

Eric Jungmann ... Jain McManus (10 episodes, 2005-2006)

Cotter Smith ... Tony Vincenzo (10 episodes, 2005-2006)

Series Directed by
Daniel Sackheim (2 episodes, 2005)
Series Writing credits
Jeffrey Grant Rice (10 episodes, 2005-2006)
Frank Spotnitz (10 episodes, 2005-2006)

Gregory Storm (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Dan Curtis .... consulting producer (10 episodes, 2005-2006)
Daniel Sackheim .... executive producer (10 episodes, 2005-2006)
Frank Spotnitz .... executive producer (10 episodes, 2005-2006)
Adam Armus .... supervising producer (9 episodes, 2005-2006)
Nora Kay Foster .... supervising producer (9 episodes, 2005-2006)
John Peter Kousakis .... co-executive producer (9 episodes, 2005-2006)
Suzanne Lauer .... associate producer (9 episodes, 2005-2006)
Darin Morgan .... consulting producer (9 episodes, 2005-2006)
Robert Parigi .... co-producer (9 episodes, 2005-2006)
William Schmidt .... consulting producer (9 episodes, 2005-2006)
Robert P. Cohen .... coordinating producer (6 episodes, 2005-2006)

Gary LaPoten .... producer (unknown episodes)
Series Original Music by
Michael Wandmacher (10 episodes, 2005-2006)
Series Cinematography by
Rick Maguire (4 episodes, 2005-2006)
Robert Primes (4 episodes, 2005-2006)
Series Film Editing by
Christopher Cooke (4 episodes, 2005-2006)
Marta Evry (4 episodes, 2005-2006)
Sunny Hodge (3 episodes, 2005-2006)

Peter Keller (unknown episodes)
Series Casting by
Mia Levinson (10 episodes, 2005-2006)
Series Production Design by
Bernard Hides (9 episodes, 2005-2006)
Series Art Direction by
Alex Hajdu (9 episodes, 2005-2006)
Series Set Decoration by
Shirley Starks (9 episodes, 2005-2006)
Series Costume Design by
Victoria J. Auth (9 episodes, 2005-2006)
Series Makeup Department
Debra Denson .... makeup artist (9 episodes, 2005-2006)
Matthew W. Mungle .... special make-up effects / special makeup effects artist (9 episodes, 2005-2006)
Roddy Stayton .... hair stylist (9 episodes, 2005-2006)
Shutchai Tym Buacharern .... makeup artist: Gabrielle Union (6 episodes, 2005-2006)
Kris Kobzina .... special make-up effects (5 episodes, 2005-2006)
Bob Smithson .... contact lens technician (4 episodes, 2005-2006)
Aaron Koons .... special make-up effects / makeup effects lab technician (3 episodes, 2005-2006)

Ruth Haney .... special makeup effects artist (unknown episodes)
Rich Knight .... lifecast mold maker: W.M Creations (unknown episodes)
Glenn Pulliam .... special makeup effects crew (unknown episodes)
Robin Slater .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Clinton Wayne .... special makeup effects artist (unknown episodes)
Series Production Management
Robert P. Cohen .... unit production manager (7 episodes, 2005-2006)
Michael Cedar .... unit production manager (4 episodes, 2005-2006)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David K. Riebel .... second assistant director (10 episodes, 2005-2006)
Rodney Allen Hooks .... first assistant director (5 episodes, 2005-2006)
Barry K. Thomas .... first assistant director (5 episodes, 2005-2006)
Anne Carroll .... second second assistant director (2 episodes, 2005)
Cecilia Sweatman .... second assistant director: second unit (2 episodes, 2005)

Yor-El Francis .... trainee assistant director (unknown episodes)
Jay Torres .... second unit director (unknown episodes)
Rudy Van Zyl .... second assistant director (unknown episodes)
Series Art Department
Robert Scott Kyker .... property master (9 episodes, 2005-2006)
Michael F. Loomer .... on-set dresser (7 episodes, 2005-2006)
Lorin Flemming .... assistant art director (6 episodes, 2005-2006)
Gaston Wurth .... set dresser (5 episodes, 2005-2006)
Andre Sowards .... on-set dresser (3 episodes, 2005)
Abigail Sheiner .... art department coordinator (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
Don Bracken .... props (2 episodes, 2005)

Steve Park .... set dresser (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
Joe Earle .... re-recording mixer (10 episodes, 2005-2006)
Elmo Ponsdomenech .... re-recording mixer (10 episodes, 2005-2006)
Victor Iorillo .... sound supervisor (9 episodes, 2005-2006)
Richard Lightstone .... production sound mixer (9 episodes, 2005-2006)
Gabriel Cubos .... boom operator (4 episodes, 2005-2006)
Dicken Berglund .... adr mixer (3 episodes, 2005-2006)

Kevin Roache .... sound recordist (unknown episodes)
Series Special Effects by
Kelly Kerby .... special effects coordinator (7 episodes, 2005-2006)
Eric Coon .... special effects technician (4 episodes, 2005-2006)
Al Marangoni .... special effects foreman (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
Ken Rudell .... special effects foreman (2 episodes, 2005-2006)

Jonathan Kombrinck .... pyrotechnician (unknown episodes)
Series Visual Effects by
Tim Jacobsen .... visual effects producer (5 episodes, 2005-2006)
Series Stunts
Danny Weselis .... stunt coordinator (7 episodes, 2005-2006)
Angela Meryl .... stunt double: Gabrielle Union (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
Jared S. Eddo .... lead stunt double (2 episodes, 2005)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Jules Labarthe .... camera operator (9 episodes, 2005-2006)
Michael Pizzuto .... key grip (9 episodes, 2005-2006)
Corwin A. Bibb .... chief lighting technician (7 episodes, 2005-2006)
Onofrio Nino Pansini .... camera operator (5 episodes, 2005-2006)
Bill Greenberg .... electrician (4 episodes, 2005-2006)
Michael Maloney .... grip (4 episodes, 2005-2006)
Jimmie R. Owens .... grip (4 episodes, 2005-2006)
Robert Stenger .... first assistant camera (4 episodes, 2005-2006)
Geoffrey Haley .... camera operator (4 episodes, 2005)
Scott Fieldsteel .... rigging gaffer (3 episodes, 2005-2006)
Martin Reder .... lighting technician (3 episodes, 2005-2006)
Deron Tse .... grip / additional grip: second unit (3 episodes, 2005-2006)
David Dowell .... first assistant camera (3 episodes, 2006)
Michael Chambliss .... hot head technician / remote head technician (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
Andrea Ruane .... dolly grip (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
Louis DiCesare .... chief lighting technician (2 episodes, 2006)

Brian Bernstein .... additional camera operator (unknown episodes)
Kristen Eccker .... second assistant camera: second unit (unknown episodes)
Brian S. Osmond .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
L. Andrew Sigler .... grip (unknown episodes)
Series Casting Department
Michele Short .... casting associate (8 episodes, 2005-2006)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Patricia McLaughlin .... costume supervisor (9 episodes, 2005-2006)
Brooke Fein .... set costumer (7 episodes, 2005-2006)
Miranda Kelley .... set costumer (6 episodes, 2005-2006)
Maria Lorenzana .... costumer (6 episodes, 2005-2006)
Series Editorial Department
Jonathan Thornhill .... post-production coordinator (9 episodes, 2005-2006)
Erin Dodgen .... colorist: dailies (5 episodes, 2005-2006)
Jimmy Hill .... assistant editor (3 episodes, 2005-2006)
Dana B. Wilson .... assistant editor (3 episodes, 2005-2006)
Peter Keller .... assistant editor (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
Geofrey Hildrew .... assistant editor (2 episodes, 2006)

Brian Sherwin .... post-production coordinator (unknown episodes)
Series Music Department
P.J. Bloom .... music supervisor (10 episodes, 2005-2006)
Micha Liberman .... music editor (10 episodes, 2005-2006)
Philip Glass .... theme by (9 episodes, 2005-2006)
Susie Bench .... orchestrator (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
Series Transportation Department
Steve Duncan .... transportation coordinator (7 episodes, 2005-2006)
Joe Meylor .... transportation captain (5 episodes, 2005-2006)
Jack Jay Reece .... driver: production van / production van driver (4 episodes, 2005-2006)
Tim Sisson .... transportation captain (3 episodes, 2005)
Series Other crew
Jana Fain .... production associate (10 episodes, 2005-2006)
Simran Baidwan .... production staff (9 episodes, 2005-2006)
Noah Baylin .... executive story editor (9 episodes, 2005-2006)
Nancy Mosher Hall .... production coordinator (9 episodes, 2005-2006)
Thu Pham .... production staff (9 episodes, 2005-2006)
Thomas Schnauz .... executive story editor (9 episodes, 2005-2006)
Adam Sussman .... story editor (9 episodes, 2005-2006)
Tricia Ronten .... script supervisor (7 episodes, 2005-2006)
Mark L. Ruberg .... script coordinator / production staff (7 episodes, 2005-2006)
Peter Sands .... location manager (7 episodes, 2005-2006)
Thane Watkins .... production accountant (6 episodes, 2005-2006)
Natasha McGough .... production staff (5 episodes, 2005-2006)
Katherine Kousakis .... office production assistant / production staff (4 episodes, 2005-2006)
Dan Harder .... production medic (4 episodes, 2005)
Gabrielle Glorious .... first assistant accountant (3 episodes, 2005-2006)
Erin A. Ramos .... production staff (3 episodes, 2005-2006)
Cheryl D. Sims .... payroll accountant (3 episodes, 2005-2006)
Jason K. Smith .... production staff (3 episodes, 2005-2006)
Austin Wright .... accounting clerk (3 episodes, 2005-2006)
Charles Fagin .... assistant location manager (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
Valerie E. Norman .... script supervisor (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
Sabrina Somma .... additional medic (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
Christian Breiding .... production staff (2 episodes, 2005)

Michael Chambliss .... hot head technician/operator (unknown episodes)
Liz Gaffney .... production secretary (unknown episodes)
Melanie E. Gonzalez .... set production assistant (unknown episodes)
Nicole Marostica .... publicist (unknown episodes)
Omar McClinton .... post-production finance: Touchstone Television (unknown episodes)
Richard G. Orozco .... key assistant location manager (unknown episodes)
Nik Perleros .... additional set production assistant (unknown episodes)
Samuel Proof .... set production assistant (unknown episodes)
Jon Recher .... key set production assistant (unknown episodes)
Huey Redwine .... stand-in (unknown episodes)
Ben Shelton .... set production assistant (unknown episodes)
Matt Tulve .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Scott C. Williman .... pre-rigger (unknown episodes)
Mari Wilson .... additional script supervisor (unknown episodes)

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Bernard Fain, the FBI agent who harasses Kolchak, has the same first name as the agent (Bernie Jenks) who was friendly with Kolchak in the original 1972 movie.See more »
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53 out of 85 people found the following review useful.
I Know the Night Stalker...and This Is No Night Stalker, 28 October 2005

My expectations confessedly did not run very high when word of this project came to me. I mean, let's be honest, the original Night Stalker was a one of a kind gem that only happens once in awhile. It was a show ahead of its time, and its legacy has grown tremendously over the years despite its one year run. Star Trek ran for only three years you might remember. I also understand that things must change for different audiences. But why would writers with some ability(from The X-Files - a great show I might add)change everything except the names The Night Stalker, Karl Kolchak, and Vincenzo. They are the only links this new show has with the old. The way the series is shot is markedly different, the tones of the stories markedly different, the actors(for lack of a better word) are markedly different and so on. I can guess what might have happened: genre writers who grew up on the old show pitched the idea of remaking the series to the networks wanting to pay homage and make a new, exciting series. I think they probably wanted to stay close to the heart of the old show. A great central character that was affable, unflappable, and played by a guy that could act would be needed. They probably knew that the show's success would hinge on this actor's representation of the role. Darren McGavin was a great actor, and yes, now he is way too old to assay this role. But why in the world did the producers get some guy like Stuart Townsend. He looks like he popped out of the pages of GQ magazine and has so little range. This is the guy that is going to convey humor in much of what he says and does amidst the surroundings of stark horror and investigative reporting? Is anyone out there buying him as a gritty reporter in Los Angeles or anywhere else? You know how little faith the producers had in him when they assigned him a beautiful helper. Gabrielle Union, a beautiful woman but an average at best actress, wanders through the inane dialog with little conviction. She is helping Kolchak? I was just flabbergasted with how bad this remaking of the series was from the perspective of looking at the show's foundation. Maybe if it wasn't called The Night Stalker then I could accept it for the mediocre sci-fi rehash that it is. But when you call it something that brings smiles to the faces of horror fans from the seventies you then have an obvious comparison to make. There is no comparison at all. Absolutely none. This is dreck when placed on those standards. The show is talky with little action or suspense. It fails miserably in evoking any kind of fond memories for anyone who is watching it because of its name. Just a pitiful shame and a pitiful show.

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