The peacock network announced Tuesday it has ordered a full 22-episode second season of its breakout fall drama.
The Monday series has established itself as the biggest debut of the season, developing quite the following in its post-
Basically, an early renewal was a no-brainer.
Adding historical context, NBC's release notes that "The Blacklist" is NBC's most-watched new drama eight weeks into its run in 19 years — since its sci-fi drama "Earth 2" in 1994 (which, ironically, lasted one season).
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“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,” Bob Greenblatt, the network's chairman of entertainment, said in a statement. “With gratitude to both our partners at
"The Blacklist" recently aired its fall finale and will return Jan. 13 with new episodes before taking another break to make way for the Winter Olympics. It joins