LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- Per the network's notification:
NBC has renewed the critically acclaimed drama "Hannibal" for a third season.
So far this season, "Hannibal" is averaging a 1.4 rating, 5 share in adults 18-49 and 3.6 million viewers overall in "most current" results from Nielsen Media Research. It's the youngest 10 p.m. ET drama on ABC, CBS or NBC, with a median age for its audience of 48.2. "Hannibal" has been heavily time-shifted this season, with its originals growing by +72% going from "live plus same day" Nielsens to "live plus seven day" results in 18-49 rating (to a 1.48 from a 0.86) and increasing by more than 1.2 million persons in total viewers (3.9 million vs. 2.7 million).