‘The Blacklist’ Season 10: Renewed Or Canceled By NBC?

James Spader in The Blacklist on NBC

Season 9 of The Blacklist is currently running on NBC, but fans are already clamoring for Season 10 of the popular show. This season will be the second after its female lead, Megan Boone, left the show in Season 8. Will NBC renew The Blacklist? Read on to find out what we know so far.

Will NBC renew The Blacklist for Season 10

Fans will remember that the female lead in The Blacklist, Megan Boone, left at the end of Season 8. She wasn’t alone, as the show’s creator, Jon Bokenkamp also left the show. Currently, fans are watching and enjoying Season 9, so the loss of those two people didn‘t negatively impact the show.

James Spader in The Blacklist on NBC
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The show has been a popular performer for NBC, which says the show had reached 22 million viewers this season. Even so, fans are concerned that The Blacklist might be canceled rather than heading to Season 10.

James Spader reveals some good news

It turns out male lead and executive producer James Spader appeared on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon. At first, he gave the audience goosebumps by revealing a Mother Goose record from his childhood. Of all people, horror actor Boris Karloff was the narrator and both James and Jimmy had the shivers listening to his voice. Readers can enjoy the video here.

However, Spader then went on to give fans the official good news. NBC has, indeed, picked up the popular crime drama for the tenth season. Spader is returning in his role as Raymond Reddington, while showrunner John Eisendrath is also back. Viewers will remember he has been on the series since the very start. However, previously he was doing the job alongside Bokenkamp, now he is going alone.

What can we expect from Season 10 of The Blacklist

It has been two years since the death of Boone’s character, Elizabeth Keen. Meanwhile, Reddington and the FBI Task Force members have disbanded. In fact, their lives have changed in unexpected ways, while Raymond’s whereabouts are currently unknown,

They find themselves each at a crossroads, but a common purpose compels them to return to their original mission. That mission is to take down dangerous, eccentric and vicious Blacklisters. While doing so, they will begin to uncover lethal adversaries, surprising betrayals and shocking conspiracies.

The Blacklist is renewed for Season 9
The Blacklist is renewed for Season 9 [Image @spaderjamesofficial/Instagram]
These will threaten alliances and bring a need for vengeance for the past. Meanwhile, this need is led by none other than the most devious criminal of all, Spader’s Raymond Reddington. The cast will feature Amir Arison, Diego Klattenhoff, Harry Lennix, Hisham Tawfiq and Laura Sohn.

Behind the scenes of the NBC show

As noted by Deadline, The Blacklist is produced by Davis Entertainment, Sony Pictures Television Studio and Universal Television. Executive producers include Eisendrath, John Davis and John Fox of Davis Entertainment. They also include Spader, Laura A. Benson, Lukas Reiter, Daniel Cerone, Allison Glock-Cooper, Sean Hennen and T. Cooper.

When will Season 10 of The Blacklist air?

Currently, it is unknown when fans can expect NBC to release the tenth season of The Blacklist. However, it is good for fans to know that Season 10 is, indeed, coming.

Anne Sewell

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