A drama series that has become a staple of the prime-time lineup at NBC will be returning for a sixth season. The network reportedly confirmed over the weekend that it has renewed “The Blacklist.”
The James Spader series received an order for 22 episodes, The Futon Critic reports, citing a network spokesperson. In addition to Spader, the series stars Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff, Harry Lennix, Amir Arison, Mozhan Marnò and Hisham Tawfiq.
“This season ‘The Blacklist’ has been generating a 1.6 rating in 18-49 and 8.8 million viewers overall in L+7 Nielsen ratings, to improve the time period by +1.4 million persons or +19% versus NBC’s year-earlier results in 18-49,” the report notes.