The Blacklist: Redemption: Canceled After One Season

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NBC is all about letting its marginal performers live another day, but The Blacklist: Redemption will not be one of the series on its 2017-2018 schedule. 

The network officially pulled the plug on the series earlier today after just one low-rated season. 

Scottie Has a Gun - The Blacklist Redemption Season 1 Episode 8 - The Blacklist: Redemption

The series debuted as a midseason replacement for The Blacklist with 4.3 million viewers and a 0.8 rating among adults 18-49. 

Through eight episodes, the season averaged just 4 million viewers and a 0.8 rating. The series failed to get much traction on the DVR front, with many viewers questioning why it launched in the first place. 

Solomon in Shock - The Blacklist: Redemption Season 1 Episode 8

The drama only rated higher than Friday night drama, Emerald City, which was also given the pink slip by the network. 

The Blacklist: Redemption followed Ryan Eggold's character from The Blacklist, Tom Keen as he traveled to New York to discuss his late father's estate. 

As is always the case with drama series, nothing is as it seems, and Tom was shocked to learn that his father was actually alive. 

Howard and His Comics - The Blacklist: Redemption Season 1 Episode 7

Tom was then asked to Join his mother, Scottie (Famke Janssen), on several crazy missions. 

It's unclear whether the spin-off will wrap up on the parent series because there's a good chance Eggold will make his way back to The Blacklist. 

NBC also previously canceled Timeless, while handing out renewals to This Is Us, Chicago Fire, Chicago Med, Chicago PD, The Good Place, Superstore, Blindspot, The Blacklist, Taken, Great News and Shades of Blue.

Tom Scrambles - The Blacklist: Redemption

We are still awaiting confirmation about whether Chicago Justice, Trial & Error and Law & Order: SVU will be returning. 

What do you think about The Blacklist: Redemption being canceled? 

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If you want to relive any of the drama, you can watch The Blacklist: Redemption online right here via TV Fanatic. 

Paul Dailly is a staff writer for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.

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The Blacklist: Redemption Quotes

Tom: Are you sure about this?
Liz: It's only an hour flight. You'll be back in time for dinner. What could possibly go wrong?

You should know...I have anger issues. My therapist says it's because I have no coping mechanism.

Scottie