Hannibal isn't the only classic killer getting a TV reboot, A&E's Bates Motel is set to debut later this week. The series is a prequel to Hitchcock's Psycho, and you can watch the first six minutes of it online, right now. Give it a watch below, Bates Motel will premiere on A&E on March 18, at 10PM/9C.
“Bates Motel,” inspired by Hitchcock’s genre-defining film, “Psycho,” is a contemporary exploration of the formative years of Norman Bates’ relationship with his mother, Norma, and the world they inhabit. Viewers will have access to the dark, twisted backstory and learn firsthand how Norma helped forge the most famous serial killer of them all. “Bates Motel” will premiere on A&E on March 18th 2013 at 10PM/9C.