Entertainment: TV NBC sets premiere date for 'Hannibal' February 15, 2013 | 9:40 am Leave a comment NBC's new drama "Hannibal" is set to premiere on April 4 at 10 p.m. The show stars Hugh Dancy as an FBI agent dealing with Dr. Hannibal Lecter, played by Mads Mikkelsen. The show also stars Laurence Fishburne and Gillian Anderson. Sign Up for the Daily E-dition newsletter! Please enter your email address below to begin receiving the Daily E-dition newsletter. You must enter a valid email address in the field above! Thank you for signing up for the Daily E-dition newsletter! You should receive your first newsletter very soon. We're sorry, there was an error processing your newsletter signup. Please click here to visit our Newsletter Signup Center to register for this newsletter.