Sad news for fans of NBC’s hit show Hannibal. Hollywood reporter has released the news that the show has been cancelled and will not go any further than the third season.
The show could only go so far until there was no choice but to introduce one of the most important characters in the series – Clarice Starling, and according to “sources”, this is the reason the show will not be moving on for a fourth season.
An Exec Producer for the show released this statement
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, 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, but a hungry cannibal can always dine again. And personally, I look forward to my next meal with NBC.”
NBC THEN RELEASED THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT
“We have been tremendously proud of Hannibal over its three seasons. 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 [producers] Gaumont and everyone involved in the show for their tireless efforts that have made Hannibal an incredible experience for audiences around the world.”
Sad times for fans of the show!