Sultan and the Rock Star (television) Television show; aired on April 20, 1980. Rerun as The Hunter and the Rock Star. Directed by Ed Abroms. A gentle tiger is taken to an island to become the object of a hunting party, but they don’t reckon on a popular rock star escaping from his adoring public for a few days and helping the tiger. Stars Timothy Hutton, Ken Swofford, Bruce Glover, Ned Romero.