Contact Us

‘Hannibal’ Season 3: NBC’s Bryan Fuller Drama Renewed for Third Course in 2015

Hannibal Season 3 Renewal NBC Bryan Fuller 2015
NBC

We’ve stepped away from the table a bit in our ‘Hannibal‘ season 2 coverage (those Friday nights are killer), but the Fannibals have much reason to rejoice. The good Dr. Lecter and Will Graham will officially return for another course in 2015, as NBC has officially given Bryan Fuller’s ‘Hannibal’ the season 3 renewal we’ve been waiting for.

The renewal came a bit down to the wire, particularly as ratings have only shown a moderate improvement from the first season, while its late Friday airtime could have proven especially harsh in light of the “Friday night death slot.” Still, the show’s rich international following and co-production make ‘Hannibal’ something of a low investment for NBC, allowing Mads Mikkelsen‘s darkly delicious take on the character to endure.

The current season saw Raul Esparza’s return as Dr. Frederick Chilton, along with ‘X-Files‘ vet Gillian Anderson as Hannibal’s therapist Dr. Bedelia Du Maurier, and Eddie Izzard as Dr. Abel Gideon. ‘Hannibal’ also introduced ‘Sex and the City’ vet Cynthia Nixon, ‘Homeland‘ player Martin Donovan, ‘Justified‘ Emmy winner Jeremy Davies, ‘Arrested Development‘ star Chris Diamantopoulos, ‘Boardwalk Empire‘ alum Michael Pitt as iconic literary Hannibal villain Mason Verger, and ‘Being Human‘ star Katharine Isabelle as his tortured sister Margot.

We’ll circle back to ‘Hannibal’ before its upcoming season 2 finale, but what do you think? Are you glad NBC opted for a third course of the prequel drama in 2015?

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://screencrush.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on ScreenCrush quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Register on ScreenCrush quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!