The Blacklist has become very popular because of the Raymond Reddington character. This role is about a wanted criminal played by actor James Spader.
The show also has two protagonists: Red and Liz Keen, who is an FBI agent. They both share a relationship that is complicated. Actress Megan Boone plays the role of Liz Keen.
The Blacklist was almost cancelled in its season 7, and after its release, fans are asking for a season 8.
The main cast of the show
In the plot, as Liz searches for answers about her mysterious connection, Red helps the FBI locate dangerous criminals. Diego Klattenhoff, Hisham Tawfiq, Harry Lennix, and Amir Arison are also part of the cast.
Why was the series almost cancelled?
However, we must remember that The Blacklist was almost cancelled last season. In addition to the low average audience, demography is what counts most for a channel when renewing it since these are the numbers that sponsors observe when choosing a series to renew it for further seasons.
Compared to The Blacklist’s sixth season, these numbers reflect a 10% drop in the demo and a 4% drop in the total audience.
Still, the series makes good international sales, keeping it attractive as one of the most profitable for the Universal producer. Added to the interest of the protagonist, James Spader, the return was viable.
What happened in season 7 of The Blacklist?
In previous episodes, Liz’s birth mother faked her death and formed an unexpected alliance with her daughter. This is something that none of the women plans to reveal to Red.
The Release date of The Blacklist season 8
The show is renewed officially for a new season. However, there is still no news about the release date or production of the program. We are sure to receive some news once the coronavirus pandemic is under control.