NBC Renews Hannibal for Season 2

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Hours before a new episode is set to air, NBC has announced a Season 2 renewal for Hannibal.

The Bryan Fuller-produced drama will air 13 new episodes and likely premiere some time in early 2014.

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“We’re so proud of Bryan’s vision for a show that is richly textured, psychologically complex, and very compelling,” NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salke said in a statement. “There are many great stories still to be told.”

Hannibal has struggled in the ratings, but it's one of the network's few critically acclaimed scripted programs. We're very excited it's coming back.

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    One of the best shows on TV without doubt, Hannibal and Will are outstanding. Can't wait for season 2.

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    So happy! Absolutely love this show!

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    Thank you for renewing this work of Hannibal. The story lines, music, acting, settings, directing, and ect are superb. It is a pleasure to stay home and watch tv now....feels more like a movie than a tv series.... Great decision!

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    Thank God,Finally....

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    Yippi! Love this show!

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    Thank god I was really worried they would cancel this awesome show due to low ratings, good guy NBC!!!

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    Yes! I'm so glad it's coming back for a second season!! I love this show^^

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    YES!!!!!!!!!




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