The BBC One series Hunted recently began its American broadcast on Cinemax, with the first episode airing on October 18, just two weeks after the British broadcast. The series, which follows British espionage operative Samantha Hunter (Melissa George), has already been renewed for a second year, with eight episodes slated to air in 2012. On Tuesday, Cinemax released episode details for the November episodes of Hunted. You can read the synopses and details below.
Episode #3: “Hourglass” (November 2)
The Turner family travels to a country estate, where Jack Turner (Patrick Malahide) and other interested parties bid on the dam contract. As she tries to find out the amount of Turner’s offer, Sam (Melissa George) runs into a man from her past, whom she suspects might have something to do with the attempt on her life.
Written by Simon Allen; directed by James Strong.
Episode #4: “Kismet” (November 9)
After Jack Turner is forced to bid more than he can afford, Sam aims to discover how he will raise the money in a short time. Turner appears to have hatched a diabolical plan with hedge fund manager Lewis Conroy (Richard Dormer), and Sam searches for the connection. Meanwhile, Aidan (Adam Rayner) discovers some of Sam’s secrets and begins an investigation of his own.
Written by Smita Bhide; directed by James Strong.
Episode #5: “Ambassadors” (November 16)
Sam awakes in her hospital room to find a familiar face, who promises to be an ally. He alludes to a connection from her past and refuses to give completeinformation, but divulges a secret that leads her to take action.
Written by Frank Spotnitz; directed by Alrick Riley.
Episode #6: “Polyhedrus” (November 23)
While Sam and Stephen (Stephen Campbell Moore) grow closer, the Byzantium team is perplexed by Jack Turner’s connection to Fatima Zahir (Meera Syal), a Pakistanipresidential candidate. As Byzantium races against time, it seems inevitable that Jack will be successful. Meanwhile Sam’s investigations into Hourglass lead her to connect someone from her previous mission with the Pakistani dam – helping her realize who their client is.
Written by Christian Spurrier; directed by Alrick Riley.
Episode #7: “Khyber” (November 30)
Determined to delve further into Hourglass, Sam makes a startling revelation relating to her past. However, her investigations trigger the interest of Byzantium’s client. When Aidan instructs Natalie (Indira Varma) to uncover the leak in MI6, her shocking discovery exposes her to dangers on all sides. Byzantium discovers potentially devastating evidence regarding the dam, which Jack Turner plans to use to secure the bid.
Written by Frank Spotnitz and Amira El Nemr; directed by Daniel Percival.
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