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The Blacklist season 4 to premiere on September 22, 2016

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Summary and storyline

The Blacklist is a popular and critically acclaimed American thriller, action and crime drama television series that is currently airing on the NBC channel in the United States. The hit crime drama series was created by Jon Bokenkamp who also serves as executive producer on the show alongside John Davis, John Eisendrath, John Fox, Joe Carnahan and James Spader. The Blacklist is produced for NBC by Davis Entertainment, Universal Television, Sony Pictures Television and Open 4 Business Productions. Season 1 of The Blacklist debuted on the NBC channel on September 23, 2013.

The storyline revolves around one of the FBI’s most wanted fugitives, Raymond Reddington, masterfully played by James Spader and rookie agent Elizabeth Keen (played by Megan Boone), the only one he is willing to cooperate with. The Blacklist also stars Diego Klattenhoff, Ryan Eggold, Parminder Nagra, Harry Lennix, Amir Arison, and Mozhan Marnò.

Ratings, reviews and possible renewal

Season 3 of The Blacklist premiered on the NBC channel in the United States on Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 9pm ET/PT and it is set to consist of 22 one-hour episodes. In the previous season, The Blacklist has averaged 9.51 million viewers per episode, which was a great performance although it was an 11% decline when compared to the debut season of the show. Ever since its launch, The Blacklist have garnered very positive feedback from audiences and also got critical acclaim. It has been nominated and won several awards, including Golden Globe Awards and Saturn Award. In the current season, after just a few episodes in, the show is averaging 7 million viewers per episode, which is a significant 25% drop. If the ratings don’t improve as the season progresses, we think the future of the series might be in jeopardy. So far, there has been no word from NBC about the fate of a fourth season, so check back with us for the latest news, or subscribe to our notifications and get the premiere date of The Blacklist season 4 automatically sent to your inbox as soon as it is announced.

Latest developments

UPDATED December 8, 2015: With not even at the mid-season point yet, the critically acclaimed espionage drama series The Blacklist has been renewed by the NBC channel for another chapter. James Spader continues to be the magnet for millions of viewers. Even though the series has exhibited a slight decline in the ratings when compared to the previous chapter, it is still averaging a healthy delivery of 7 million viewers per episode. The renewal decision was spilled by the man who created the hit series, Jon Bokenkamp, during the podcast The Blacklist Exposed. This good news comes on the heels of the early renewal of other NBC hit shows, including Blindspot and Chicago Fire. NBC is yet to schedule the release date for new episodes, so check back with us for the latest developments, or subscribe to our updates and we’ll email you as soon as the premiere date is set.

UPDATED December 22, 2015: NBC’s highly-rated action drama series The Blacklist broadcast its last episode this year on November 19th. After airing its mid-season finale, the show is now on a Christmas break and will resume its third season on January 7, 2016. Due to very high viewership, NBC has already renewed the series for another chapter.

UPDATED June 16, 2016: A 23-episode third installment of the critically-acclaimed crime and action drama TV show The Blacklist finished airing in the US less than a month ago, on May 19, 2016 and the NBC network has already delighted the fans by unveiling the premiere date for the next chapter. It was announced as part of the network’s 2016 fall programming slate reveal yesterday. A fourth season of the highly-rated series is scheduled to premiere on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 10pm ET/PT, right after the premiere episode of the sophomore chapter of Chicago Med at 9pm. Subscribe to our updates and we will email you an automated reminder of the release date of The Blacklist season 4 one day before it begins.

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Premiere date of The Blacklist season 4 – September 22, 2016

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Comments 33

+1 Len  2017-01-16 20:17
How many episodes in series 4 will there be seen 8 so far
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0 Fran  2016-09-23 05:07
Does anyone know when season 4 will air on Netflix?
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0 Brenda  2016-09-16 20:14
Lot of Liz love here, personally not feeling it. I am quite concerned for Mr. Kaplan, if Red loses his temper with her, I don't think he can come back from that. James Spader gave a brilliant performance when he walked away from the ambulance, in fact every moment as Red is stunning. You know he's a bad guy but Spader makes him all too human. Any news on the spin-off?
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