'The Blacklist' Season 8 Finale 'Konets' Final Scene Explained

If you’re still thinking about The Blacklist Season 8 finale “Konets,” join the club. At the end of the episode, the NBC series gave longtime fans another cliffhanger to pull them into the next season. Some (like us) are still processing everything that happened while others think it served as a fitting series finale. Let’s […]

'The Blacklist': 7 Reasons to Give Season 9 a Chance

If you’re a fan of The Blacklist who didn’t love the season 8 finale “Konets,” this one’s for you. Despite a rocky start (thanks, pandemic), and two major exits, the NBC crime drama remains a top performer. The James Spader-led series renewed for season 9 in January 2021. If you’re on the fence about tuning […]

TV Ratings: The Blacklist Hits Audience Low Ahead of Megan Boone's Exit

In the latest TV ratings, NBC’s The Blacklist christened its new but very temporary Wednesday home with 2.28 million total viewers (a series low) and a 0.3 demo rating (on par with its most recent Friday outing); read recap. Next week’s season finale marks co-lead Megan Boone’s final appearance as a series regular. Opening NBC’s […]

'The Blacklist' Star James Spader Once Explained Why He Took on the Role of Red

When NBC’s The Blacklist began in 2013, James Spader had just finished a stint on The Office as the charismatic and mysterious Robert California. Throughout the star’s 40-year career, fans have come to expect a certain level of quirkiness in anything Spader takes on. According to fans, Spader’s role as criminal mastermind Raymond “Red” Reddington […]