The Blacklist is a popular crime thriller series that is broadcasted on the NBC network. It made its debut on 23rd September 2013. The show is about an individual named Raymond Reddington, also known as “Red”, who is an ex-Navy officer. But presently, he has changed his path and has become quite a high-profile criminal. The show features James Spader playing the role of Red,. At the beginning of the show, the audience sees Raymond surrendering himself to the FBI and claiming that the has a list of the most dangerous criminals with him. But the odd thing about this is that he insists on working with a rookie FBI officer who is named Elizabeth Keen.
James Spader is also on the team of executive producers along with Joe Bokenkamp, John Davis, John Fox, and Joe Carnahan, and many others. All of the seasons of The Blacklist have been praised by the critics with particular mentions for Spader’s performance. The show has a total of seven seasons till now with a total of 152 episodes. Each episode has a runtime of about 45 minutes.
What about season 8?
There is fantastic news for the fans because the network has announced that the Blacklist will be back for eight seasons. This is great because the end of the previous season left the viewers with many questions. the seventh season has kind of an impromptu ending. The very last episodes showed Elizabeth taking her mother’s side over Red. The audience still has to find out if she has made the right choice. Some fans also question whether Katrina is even her real mother. All of these details will be cleared out in the next season.
The eighth season will come out on 13th November 2020. Till then the fans might consider catching up on the previous seasons. It is quite ominous and exciting that the new season will be here on Friday the Thirteenth.
- The cast for the show will include
- James Spader as Raymond Reddington
- Megan Boone as Elizabeth Keen
- Diego Klattenhoff as Donald Ressler