Created by October Films
No. of seasons 3
Executive producer(s) Jeanie Vink
Program creator October Films
Genres Docudrama, Biography
Original language(s) English
No. of episodes 30
First episode date 14 January 2014
|Running time 60 minutes (with commercials)|
Networks Discovery Channel, Investigation Discovery
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Obsession: Dark Desires is a drama television series whose first episode aired on January 14, 2014.
The show dramatizes real life accounts from people who have been the victim of stalking.
The series was announced by the network Investigation Discovery (I.D.) in March, 2013. It is an original production for British company October Films.
Jane Latman, senior VP of development at Investigation Discovery, said stalking was a very important issue and October Films series would “expertly profile the courage and tenacity of the victims to give viewers a visceral portrayal of survivors’ harrowing experiences.”
The series was produced by executive producer Jeanie Vink and producer Meghan Keener for Investigation Discovery and co-executive produced by Alex Sutherland, Steve Murphy, Matt Robins and Denman Rooke for October Films. The series was directed by Tom Keeling, Jim Greayer, Jamie Crawford and Fergus Colville.
In April 2013, Cineflix announced that it had signed a two-year first-look deal to all of production company October Films new programming, which includes Obsession: Dark Desires.
The series debuted on the Investigation Discovery network on January 14, 2014. Shortly afterwards, it was picked up by the Crime and Investigation Network for transmission in the UK.