NBC orders a second season of “The Blacklist,” starring James Spader as Red Reddington.
“The Blacklist” will finish up its first run early next year. A second season of 22-episode of the drama series has been ordered , the Peacock network announced Tuesday.
“The success of “The Blacklist” demonstrates that inspired storytelling is alive and well in broadcast television, and I’m impressed on a daily basis by this creative team’s imagination and the extent to which they will go to capture this grand vision on film,” NBC Entertainment chair Robert Greenblatt said in a statement. “With gratitude to both our partners at Sony Pictures Television and our NBC development executives who took a great script and shepherded it into a great series, I hope that Red Reddington never runs out of names to bring down on his list!”
The series also stars Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff, Harry Lennix, Ryan Eggold and Parminder Nagra.
The series returns Mon., January, 13 with three back-to-back episodes on NBC.