NBC has announced premiere dates for its summer tentpole programming, including a returning drama, a new drama and two reality programs.
Hannibal returns on Thursday, June 4, 10-11 p.m. The dark and haunting series will reveal the fates of characters hanging in the balance, and their continuing psychological cat-and-mouse games.
David Duchovny returns to network television in the new series Aquarius which will premiere on Thursday, May 28, 9-11 p.m.; beginning Thursday, June 4 at 9-10 p.m. It’s 1967 and the era of free love, drug experimentation and Vietnam is in full effect. When Emma (Emma Dumont, “Salvation”), the teenage daughter of a respected lawyer, goes missing, LAPD Sgt. Sam Hodiak (David Duchovny, “Californication,” “The X-Files”) starts asking around. He soon discovers that the hippie kids he’s questioning don’t take kindly to cops, especially a cop with hair as short as his. Aquarius will explore the cat-and-mouse game between Manson and the police in those turbulent years leading up to the infamous Tate-LaBianca murders.
NBC’s top-rated summer series America’s Got Talent will return for a tenth season on Tuesday, May 26, 8-10 p.m. The network staple will celebrate its tenth season with the hottest performers from across the country competing for America’s vote. Howard Stern, Heidi Klum, Mel B and Howie Mandel return as judges and Nick Cannon returns as host.
And finally, American Ninja Warriors returns on Monday, May 25, 8-10 p.m. The action-packed series follows competitors as they tackle a series of challenging obstacle courses in both qualifying and finals rounds across the country. Those that successfully complete a course in their designated region move on to the national finals round in Las Vegas, where they face a stunning four-stage course modeled after the famed Mt. Midoriyama in Japan. Matt Iseman serves as host, along with former NFL player Akbar Gbaja Biamila (NFL Network).