The Blacklist is rarely any longer going anyplace.
NBC announced Tuesday that it has renewed its hit drama for a ninth season.
By its first two episodes this season, The Blacklist Season 8 is averaging a 1.2 in 18-49, and the Nov. 13 premiere has reached 7.5 million viewers in total viewers size.
All the strategy by the 2019-2020 season, The Blacklist reached when it comes to 39 million total viewers all over linear and digital platforms.
NBC notes that the sequence brings in a top rate upscale viewers, ranking as the #2 broadcast drama all the strategy in which by the 2019-20 season amongst the 18-49 demo in $100K+ per household on an index foundation.
The Blacklist for the time being airs Fridays at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
This Friday’s episode (Jan. 29) marks a landmark for the sequence as the #1 name on Raymond Reddington’s infamous blacklist is printed.
The sequence stars James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff, Amir Arison, Hisham Tawfiq, Laura Sohn and Harry Lennix. John Eisendrath, Jon Bokenkamp, John Davis, John Fox, James Spader, Lukas Reiter, Laura A. Benson, Daniel Cerone, and Sean Hennen support as executive producers.
The sequence joins fellow NBC renewed dramas This Is Us, Chicago Med, Fire, PD, SVU, and Transplant.
NBC additionally has a string of sequence ready within the wings, including Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Correct Girls, and Recent Amsterdam.
The early renewal for The Blacklist is rarely a shock. Networks is most incessantly making decisions sooner than fashioned as a result of of the rigorous measures implemented to all productions attributable to the pandemic.
Episodes are taking longer to discover and costing extra within the formulation, so it is a ways colorful to construct these decisions earlier so that the purpose to and the network can put collectively for the lengthy trot smartly upfront.
Whereas the sequence is down, it remains a high performer on the network when all various metrics are factored in.
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