NBC’s Charles Manson Drama ‘Aquarius,’ ‘Hannibal’ Get Summer Premiere Dates

Network also announces return dates for veteran competition series “America’s Got Talent” and “American Ninja Warrior”

NBC’s new Charles Manson drama “Aquarius” has been set for a May premiere, and veteran series “American Ninja Warrior,” “America’s Got Talent” and “Hannibal” are also returning early summer.

“Aquarius,” which follows a police detective chasing Manson in the period before the infamous Sharon Tate murders, will have a two-hour premiere on May 28 at 9 p.m. before moving to its Thursday timeslot June 4 at 9 p.m. “Aquarius” stars David Duchovny as LAPD Sgt. Sam Hodiak and “Game of Thrones’” Gethin Anthony as Manson.

“Hannibal” begins its third season on June 4 with the “Aquarius” lead-in.

Returning competition series “American Ninja Warrior” and “America’s Got Talent” begin May 25 and May 26, respectively, at 8 p.m. “Talent” begins its landmark 10th season, with Howard Stern, Heidi Klum, Mel B and Howie Mandel judging and Nick Cannon as host.