The Blacklist: Picked Up for Full First Season

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The Blacklist has received a green light.

The James Spader-led drama has averaged around 12 million viewers over its first two episodes, with NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salke saying this afternoon in a statement that it has now been picked up for a full 22-episode opening season.

“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.”

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