Amazon Prime Nabs 'Hannibal'28 Jan, 2014 By: Erik Gruenwedel
Amazon Prime Instant Video Jan. 28 said it has secured subscription streaming rights to the 13-episode first season of NBC drama “Hannibal,” starring Hugh Dancy, Mads Mikkelsen and Laurence Fishburne, among others.
“Hannibal” is based on characters from the book Red Dragon and follows the story of the young Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist and criminal profiler. The series was created by Bryan Fuller, who previously developed series “Pushing Daisies” and “Dead Like Me.”
Season 1 of “Hannibal” was released on disc Sept. 24 from Lionsgate.
Customers can stream the “Hannibal” TV series with the Amazon Instant Video apps on Kindle Fire tablets, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Roku, Xbox, PlayStation, Wii, as well as hundreds of other connected devices such as smart TVs, or by visiting Amazon.com/instantvideo.
The second season of “Hannibal” debuts Feb. 28 on NBC.