'Hannibal' Returns in February for Season 2

'Hannibal' Returns in February for Season 2

131219hannibal-keyart1_210x305The return of Dr. Hannibal Lecter has been set.

NBC announced that the acclaimed thriller is slated to launch its 13-episode sophomore season on Friday, Feb. 28 at 10/9c.

"Bryan [Fuller] and his team are running on all creative cylinders once again and have delivered episodes full of intrigue, scares and surprises," said Jennifer Salke, President of NBC Entertainment. "The show continues to astound us with its incredible aesthetic beauty and its amazingly talented cast."

The series will take the spot of Dracula after concluding its 10-episode run.