NBC has cancelled “Hannibal.”
The peacock revealed Monday, the series has been cancelled after three seasons. The series is currently airing its third and final season.
“NBC has allowed us to craft a television series that no other broadcast network would have dared, and kept us on the air for three seasons despite Cancellation Bear Chow ratings and images that would have shredded the eyeballs of lesser Standards & Practices enforcers,” Fuller said in a statement. “[NBC president] Jen Salke and her team have been fantastic partners and creatively supportive beyond measure.
“Hannibal” is finishing his last course at NBC’s table this summer,” Fuller added, “but a hungry cannibal can always dine again. And personally, I look forward to my next meal with NBC.”
NBC also released a statement:
“We have been tremendously proud of ‘Hannibal’ over its three seasons,” the network announced in a statement. “Bryan and his team of writers and producers, as well as our incredible actors, have brought a visual palette of storytelling that has been second to none in all of television — broadcast or cable. We thank Gaumont and everyone involved in the show for their tireless efforts that have made ‘Hannibal’ an incredible experience for audiences around the world.”
The drama series will wrap up its season 3 run by late August. “Hannibal” airs 10/9c on NBC.
Zachary Quinto joins Hannibal’s upcoming season.
The “American Horror Story” veteran and “The Slap” star will appear in an episode of the upcoming season of “Hannibal, according to TV Line.
Quinto is expected to play a patient of Gillian Anderson’s , Dr. Bedelia Du Maurier.
“Hannibal” season 3 debuts on Thursday, June 4 at 10/9c.
NBC halts production on “Sean Saves the World.” The peacock network has decided to cancel the freshman comedy series.
The 66th Primetime Emmys is scheduled to air on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 live from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on NBC
Oxygen renews “Preachers of L.A.” for a second season.
John Boyega has been tapped to recur in “24: Live Another Day.” Boyega will play a computer tech who flies drones for the military. In addition, Stephen Fry was recently cast to play the British Prime Minister on “24: Live Another Day.”
NBC has ordered two additional episodes of ‘Chicago P.D.”
Michael Pitt has been tapped to recur as Mason Verger on “Hannibal.” The “Boardwalk Empire” alumni will portray an unstable wealthy patient of Dr. Hannibal Lecter who begins a dangerous cat-and-mouse game with the deadly serial killer.
Bryan Fuller’s “Hannibal” is scheduled to return in February.
The thriller series 13-episode second season will debut on Friday, Feb. 28 at 10/9c p.m., NBC announced Thursday.
“Bryan and his team are running on all creative cylinders once again and have delivered episodes full of intrigue, scares and surprises,” said NBC president Jennifer Salke. “The show continues to astound us with its incredible aesthetic beauty and its amazingly talented cast.”
“Glee” four original cast-members are not returning to the series as series regulars.
Heather Morris (Brittany), Mark Salling (Puck), Amber Riley (Mercedes) and Harry Shum, Jr. (Mike) will not be returning to the musical dramedy as series regulars, according to TVLine.
The site reports Morris, Puck, Riley, Shum and Dianna Argon, who plays Quinn may return occasionally as guest stars.
“Glee” was renewed through season six. The series returns on Thursday, Sept. 19.
More casting news…
“Hunted” alumna Melissa George will play Marilyn, Peter Florrick’s new smart, sexy in-house ethics counsel on “The Good Wife.” George has been cast to recur. [TVLine]
Also joining the series is Juliet Rylance as a new love interest for Kalinda (Archie Panjabi). Rylance will recur as Holly, a smart Assistant State’s Attorney who shares a past with Kalinda. [TVLiine]
“Hannibal” casts David Bowie. Bowie is set to play a famed rocker for the upcoming season. [TVLine]
“Anger Management” has upped Brian Austin Green to a series regular. Green plays Sean, the boyfriend of Charlie’s ex-wife Jen. [TVLine]
NBC picks up “Hannibal” for a second season.
The Peacock network has ordered a 13-episode second season of the Bryan Fuller drama series “Hannibal,” NBC announced Thursday.
“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.”
Spice Girl Mel B will replace Sharon Osbourne on America’s Got Talent‘s eighth season. [EW]
Jeff Probst’s talk show has been canceled. [EW]
“Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta” is slated to debut its new season on March 8 at 9/8c on TLC.
Tyler Perry’s “For Better or Worse,” which previously aired on TBS will return for its third season on OWN.
Take a look at “Nurse Jackie’s’ season 5 poster here.
Bryan Fuller’s “Hannibal” is set to premiere on Thursday, April 4 at 10/9c.
Colton Haynes is joining “Arrow.” The “Teen Wolf” actor has landed a recurring role on the CW drama series.
The actor joins freshman drama series as Roy Harper, a “handsome, street-savvy” teen who falls for Thea, Oliver’s sister, according to TV Guide.
‘Arrow’ Casts ‘Spartacus’ Actor
In DC Comics, Roy becomes Green Arrow’s sidekick, Speedy. The character has also gone by the names of Red Arrow and Arsenal.
Hayes, who recently departed ‘Teen Wolf’ in early October, will make his first appearance in 2013.
More casting news…
“X-Files” alum Gillian Anderson will appear on NBC’s “Hannibal.”Anderson will play the personal therapist of Dr. Hannibal Lecter’s (Mads Mikkelsen) in a three-episode arc. [EW]
“Pretty Little Liars” actress Ashley Benson has booked a guest role as “Barney’s ????” on an upcoming episode of “How I Met Your Mother.” [Twitter]
Billy Campbell, who played Seattle city councilman-turned-paralyzed Mayor Darren Richmond, on AMC’s “The Killing” will not be returning for the AMC series’ third season. [Variety]
“Bunheads” has tapped Hunter Foster, Sutton Foster’s real-life brother, as Michelle’s sibling. Foster will appear in a multi-episode arc beginning Jan. 28. [ET Online]
Chad Coleman is joining “The Walking Dead.”
“The Wire” alum, Chad Coleman will play Tyreese on the drama series, according to TVLine. In the comics Tyreese was Rick’s second in command following Shane’s death.
The site reports, Coleman is rumored to appear in the ongoing season’s eight episode.
“The Walking Dead” airs Sundays on AMC.
In other casting news…
Amanda Setton (“Gossip Girl”) who plays Shauna on “The Mindy Project” is leaving the series. Meanwhile, Anna Camp, who plays Mindy’s best friend, Gwen on the series has been moved from a series regular to a recurring. [TVLine]
“Pushing Daises” alum Raul Esparza will play Dr. Chilton on NBC’s midseason “Hannibal.” [TVLine]
Additionally, “Veep’s” actress Anna Chlumsky has been cast in “Hannibal.” Chlumsky will portray Miriam Lass, a young FBI trainee in a guest role. [TVLine]
“Malcolm In The Middle” alumna Jane Kaczmarek will guest-star as a DA in an upcoming episode of “Law & Order: SVU.” [TV Gudie]
Annabella Sciorra has booked a guest role on “Blue Bloods.” Sciorra will play an NYPD psychologist on the series. [TVLine]
Marianne Jean-Baptiste is headed back to “Private Practice.” Jean-Baptiste will reprise her role as Gabi on the drama series. [THR]
Mykelti Williamson joins Kiefer Sutherland’s “Touch.”
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the “24” alum joins the Fox drama in a recurring role. Williamson will play Lang, a LAPD Det., who has seen it all and possesses a keen sense for the truth.
Annie Wersching Nabs a Guest Star Role on ‘Touch’
Additionally, “Titanic” alumna Frances Fisher will portray Nicole Farington in a recurring role on the drama series. Farington is described as the ultra-competent head of Aster Corps.
“Touch” premieres Feb, 1 on Fox.
In other casting news…
Roma Maffia will appear on “Grey’s Anatomy.” The “Nip/Tuck” alumna will play Roberta, a member of the hospital board in multiple episodes of the drama series. [TV Guide]
“True Blood” actress Janina Gavankar will appear on The CW series “Arrow” as McKenna Hall in a multi-episode arc. [Zap2it]
Constance Zimmer, “Entourage” vet will appear on “Grey’s Anatomy” in a multi-episode arc. Zimmer has been tapped to play Dr. Cahill, a confident Doctor with a wicked sense of humor. [EW]
“Lost” vet Rebecca Mader has been tapped to play a “”temptress” of sorts” on “30 Rock.” [TVLine]
Eddie Izzard has been cast on NBC’s “Hannibal.” Izzard will play an inmate at the Baltimore State Hospital for the Criminally Insane. [EW]