NBC’s low-rated Aquarius and Hannibal have been banished to Saturdays. Effective immediately, Dateline Thursday Mysteries will now air at 9-11 p.m. on Thursday nights. Aquarius will now run at 9-10 p.m. on Saturdays; Hannibal is set for the following hour. Hannibal has effectively been canceled by NBC. Aquarius, however, was renewed for a second season.
The drama about a psychiatrist turned serial killer won’t return for a fourth year, the network said Monday. The series was canceled because of poor ratings.
The wait is over for NBC’s killer new drama Hannibal, as the Peacock on Thursday announced it has renewed the show for a second season. Based on the 1981 Thomas Harris novel, Red Dragon, and developed by writer and executive producer Bryan Fuller, Hannibal will return in 2014 for a 13-episode midseason or summer run.
The Salt Lake City NBC affiliate owned by Bonneville International says it will no longer be airing NBC’s Hannibal due in part to the show’s “extensive graphic nature.” Instead, it will produce a special edition of KSL 5 News at 9 p.m. on Thursdays to fill the time slot.
After a particularly violent several months in America, NBC has decided to pull episode four of frosh drama Hannibal from its lineup due to the disturbing content involving children murdering other children.
The drama starring Hugh Dancy will premiere in April in the slot that most recently belonged to Do No Harm.