Kindred: The Embraced

Kindred: The Embraced is an American television series produced by John Leekley Productions and Spelling Television. Loosely based on the role-playing game Vampire: The Masquerade, the series premiered on Fox on April 2, 1996, and ran for eight episodes before it was canceled on May 9, 1996. The series focused on San Francisco Police Detective Frank Kohanek who discovers his city is home to numerous vampires while investigating alleged mobster, Julian Luna. Julian is the "prince" of the city, ruler of five groups of vampires in the city, collectively called "The Kindred". The vampires survive through the "masquerade", disguising themselves as humans, and Julian strictly enforces the laws that govern them to protect their anonymity. Julian and Frank form an uneasy bond as they work together to try to prevent a vampire war and Julian struggles with his romantic feelings for human reporter Caitlin Byrne. The eight episodes of the series have been released on VHS and DVD.

TitleKindred: The Embraced
First Air DateApril 2nd, 1996
Last Air DateMay 8th, 1996
GenreDrama
NetworkFOX
ProducersAaron Spelling, John Leekley
Number of Seasons1 Seasons
Number of Episodes8 Episodes
Plot Keywordsbased on novel or book, vampire, supernatural, horror, romance, gothic, based on game, dark fantasy, vampirism, vampire vs vampire, urban gothic
Erik King
Erik King
Sonny Toussaint
Stacy Haiduk
Stacy Haiduk
Lillie Langtry
Patrick Bauchau
Patrick Bauchau
Archon Raine
C. Thomas Howell
C. Thomas Howell
Det. Frank Kohanek
Brigid Brannagh
Brigid Brannagh
Sasha
Kelly Rutherford
Kelly Rutherford
Caitlin Byrne
Jeff Kober
Jeff Kober
Daedalus
Channon Roe
Channon Roe
Cash
Brian Thompson
Brian Thompson
Eddie Fiori