NBC isn’t letting go of The Blacklist.
The broadcaster has handed The Blacklist an early Season 8 renewal, TV Scorecards has confirmed.
The network said in a statement provided to TV Scorecards:
“Congratulations to our incredible cast, producers and crew, all of whom continue to reach excellence week in and week out. We couldn’t be more excited to continue Red and Liz’s story into season eight.”
Producer Sony Pictures Television added:
“The Blacklist’ continues to tell exciting and imaginative stories. It’s due to the brilliant cast, crew and our writing staff, led by Jon Bokenkamp and John Eisendrath, who commit to unparalleled creativity. Wait until you see what’s in store for season eight. Thank you to Lisa Katz, Tracey Pakosta, Pearlena Igbokwe and all of our partners at NBC and Universal Television.”
NBC also announced that The Blacklist Season 7 will return from its mid-season break March 20, 2020.
The Blacklist Season 8 is slated to premiere in fall 2020.
About The Blacklist TV Show
NBC has renewed its esteemed drama series "The Blacklist" for an eighth season.
· The seventh season will resume Friday, March 20 at 8 p.m. ET/PT with two back-to-back episodes.
· "Congratulations to our incredible cast, producers and crew, all of whom continue to reach excellence week in and week out," said Lisa Katz and Tracey Pakosta, Co-Presidents of Scripted Programming, NBC Entertainment. "We couldn't be more excited to continue Red and Liz's story into season eight."
· "'The Blacklist' continues to tell exciting and imaginative stories," said Chris Parnell, Co-President, Sony Pictures Television. "It's due to the brilliant cast, crew and our writing staff, led by Jon Bokenkamp and John Eisendrath, who commit to unparalleled creativity. Wait until you see what's in store for season eight. Thank you to Lisa Katz, Tracey Pakosta, Pearlena Igbokwe and all of our partners at NBC and Universal Television."
· Currently in its seventh season, "The Blacklist" is averaging a 1.1 rating in adults 18-49 and 6.6 million viewers overall in "live plus seven day" Nielsens to tie as the season's #1 Friday drama in most current 18-49 season standings. With the addition of digital and linear delayed viewing to date, the show's Oct. 4 season premiere has grown to a 1.6 in 18-49 and 8.1 million viewers.
· Jon Bokenkamp, John Eisendrath, John Davis, John Fox, James Spader, Lukas Reiter, J.R. Orci and Laura A. Benson serve as executive producers.
· "The Blacklist" is produced by Sony Pictures Television and Universal Television in association with Davis Entertainment.
After being abducted by Katarina Rostova, Raymond “Red” Reddington (James Spader) finds himself alone in hostile territory, unsure of who, if anyone, he can trust. Surrounded by old enemies and new allies, Red must stay one step ahead of the Blacklist’s most dangerous criminal, who will stop at nothing to unearth the very truth Red wants no one to know about. To find it, Katarina will insinuate herself into the life of Elizabeth Keen (Megan Boone), who has finally reunited with her daughter Agnes. Katarina’s presence will bring danger to Liz’s doorstep and forever alter her relationship with Red.
“The Blacklist” also stars Diego Klattenhoff, Amir Arison, Hisham Tawfiq and Harry Lennix.
John Eisendrath, Jon Bokenkamp, John Davis, John Fox, James Spader, Lukas Reiter, J.R. Orci, and Laura A. Benson serve as executive producers. “The Blacklist” is a production of Davis Entertainment in association with Sony Pictures Television and Universal Television.Keep track of the cancel/renew status of all your favorite shows. Check out and bookmark our TV shows cancelled in 2019-20 season and TV shows renewed for 2020-21 season lists.