A new FBI profiler, Elizabeth Keen, has her entire life uprooted when a mysterious criminal, Raymond Reddington, who has eluded capture for decades, turns himself in and insists on speaking only to her.

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Jon Bokenkamp
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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »

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James Spader ...  Raymond 'Red' Reddington / ... 166 episodes, 2013-2021
Megan Boone ...  Elizabeth Keen 166 episodes, 2013-2021
Diego Klattenhoff ...  Donald Ressler 166 episodes, 2013-2021
Harry Lennix ...  Harold Cooper 166 episodes, 2013-2021
Hisham Tawfiq ...  Dembe Zuma 164 episodes, 2013-2021
Amir Arison ...  Aram Mojtabai 162 episodes, 2013-2021
Mozhan Marnò ...  Samar Navabi 103 episodes, 2014-2019
Ryan Eggold ...  Tom Keen 88 episodes, 2013-2018
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A highly articulate, erudite and intelligent businessman and mastermind, "Red" Reddington, has allegedly been on the "10 Most Wanted List" of various U.S. law enforcement agencies for over 20 years. The legend is that Red is as elusive as he is clever, controlling a labyrinth of creative enterprises, coupled with uncanny ability to gather and finesse information at the drop of a hat. On the first day at FBI for a new female profiler fresh out of Quantico, Red offers to bandy wits with the FBI. Red promises to deliver various criminals and plots previously unknown to any branch of law enforcement... and all Red requests in return is to choose his muse. Written by LA-Lawyer

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The Blacklist was nominated in the "Favourite TV Crime Drama" category at the 2017 People's Choice Awards. See more »

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This show, like many from Hollywood that show a lot of gun use, routinely plays a sound effect of a gun being cocked whenever a gun is seen on screen. Often the gun shown either has no external hammer and cannot make the sound played or it has already been fired, negating the ability to cock it. This sound effect is used by sound editors that lack an understanding of how firearms operate. See more »

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Poll: Keen or Redington
11 August 2020 | by drlaurabirceanu-80361See all my reviews

We all know the answer to that, so kindly stop annoying audience with the stupidity of Keen's character. We are all watching the show for Redington. It's not that complicated: we like Redington and we genuinely dislike Keen. So stop with the mommy melodrama and the "I deserve to know the truth", it's ridiculous and BORING. Bring Redington forward, it's what we all want to see.


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English

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23 September 2013 (USA) See more »

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The Blacklist See more »

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Pleasantville, New York, USA See more »

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