The duo then investigates subsequent murders while looking to apprehend the Chesapeake Ripper, who happens to be Hannibal Lecter himself. With the investigation taking its toll on Graham, Crawford decided to have him supervised by Dr. Hannibal Lector, who unbeknownst to them, is the Chesapeake Ripper himself.
Every season of “Hannibal” has 13 episodes. It had a 13-episode order for its first season and from there on, future seasons will feature 13 episodes, including the upcoming third season.
Executive producer David Slade directed the first episode of “Hannibal.” Its first season premiered on NBC on April 4, 2013. More than one year later, its second season debuted on NBC on May 9, 2014. The third season of “Hannibal” will hit the TV airwaves on June 4, 2015.
“Hannibal” the TV series has received critical acclaim, particularly in terms of the performances of the lead actors as well as the visual style of the series which is quite a feast to the eyes, according to TV critics.