The Blacklist has received a green light for more episodes.
Following just two installments - and an average of 12 million viewers per week - the NBC drama has been renewed a full first season of 22 episodes.
Said NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salke of the James Spader-anchored drama:
“The many layers of Red Reddington and his mysterious reasons for getting into bed with the FBI seem to be fascinating to fans of this show. With great talent like James Spader and Megan Boone on board, as well our stellar executive producers and the whole cast and crew, we believe this outstanding series will continue to make NBC a big destination on Monday nights.”
Among other TV pick-ups and renewals this week:
- Lucky 7 has been canceled.
- The Simpsons has been picked up for Season 26.
- Sleepy Hollow has been renewed for Season 2.