As the name suggests, The Blacklist is an American crime thriller television series. It is based on the story of Raymond “Red” Reddington, an ex U.S. Navy Officer who turns into a high profile criminal. He surrenders himself to the FBI and handovers to them a list of most dangerous criminals in the world. He then helps the FBI in capturing the criminals.
The series stars James Spader in the character of Raymond “Red” Reddington. It also stars Diego Klattenhoff, Ryan Eggold and Hanry Lennix. The show received a good critical response with 85% approval rating from Rotten Tomatoes. The acting of James Spader as the main protagonist was highly admired by both audiences and critics.
Five seasons of the show have been on the floor yet. The sixth season was just released on May 2018.
When was it first released and where was it broadcasted?
The blacklist was first released on 23rd September 2013 on NBC with a running time of 45 minutes per episode. It was produced by Sony Pictures Television in association with Universal Television and Davis Entertainment.
Is The Blacklist on Hulu?
Yes, the show is available on Hulu as well as on Netflix. However, it is unavailable on Amazon Prime.
Which show is similar to The Blacklist?
The Blacklist is basically a crime thriller show and many of crime thriller shows offer a somewhat similar plot as The Blacklist. One of those shows is, “The Blacklist: Redemption” which is a spin off of the show The Blacklist. It is however is not as successful as The Blacklist.
Castle is again a crime television series based on the life of Richard Castle, a famous fiction writer who gets arrested by NYPD detective on the charge of serial killing. However, after finding innocent in the case he aids as a consultant to the detective.
Criminal Minds is another worth watching show for the viewers of The Blacklist. The show is based on the team of Behavioral Analysis Unit (BAU) portraying the brilliance of psychological profilers who cleverly catch the criminals using their ability to understand the psyche of the criminals.