'Hannibal' Season 2 premiere set for February on new night

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hannibal-season-2-premiere-nbc.jpgPour yourself a nice Chianti because "Hannibal" is coming back.

NBC announced on Thursday (Dec. 19) that Season 2 of the critically acclaimed Bryan Fuller drama would premiere on Friday, Feb. 28 at 10 p.m. ET. The Friday timeslot marks a new home for the series starring Mads Mikkelsen and Hugh Dancy, shifting from its Thursday spot in Season 1.

The 13-episode season makes a sensible fit on NBC's Friday night genre block, following "Grimm" and replacing the soon-to-be-concluded "Dracula."

"Bryan and his team are running on all creative cylinders once again and have delivered episodes full of intrigue, scares and surprises," NBC Entertainment president Jennifer Salke says in a statement announcing the premiere. "The show continues to astound us with its incredible aesthetic beauty and its amazingly talented cast."

UPDATED: Along with the premiere date, NBC has shared the first poster for Season 2. As you can see below, things don't look too good for old Will Graham. Check it out and let us know if you're looking forward to the new season of "Hannibal."

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Photo/Video credit: NBC