‘The Blacklist’ Season 3 kicked off on October 1, 2015, and its debut drew 7.76 million viewers. Already in December , 2015, NBC picked up ‘The Blacklist’ for season 4. The TV series is created by Jon Bokenkamp, who also serves as executive producer.
‘The Blacklist’ Season 3 continues to illustrate a positive trend as well as an impressive reception by critics and viewers. At the moment, according to IMDB, the crime drama has a score of 8.2 out of 10 based on over 100,000 user votes, 239 reviews from viewers, and 27 reviews from critics. At the same moment, according to Rotten Tomatoes, a third season of the drama series has an average score of 7.6 out of 10 and a 89% approval rating based on 9 reviews from critics, whereas the audience rated the third series at 4.7 out of 5 with a 97% approval rating based on over 250 user ratings. Meanwhile, according to Metacritic, the third series has a 8.0 out of 10 user score based on 30 ratings. The premiere of Season 3 drew 7.76 million viewers. On December 5, 2015, “The Blacklist” was renewed for a fourth season on NBC
SEASON 4 RELEASE DATE UPDATE
UPDATE (April 15, 2016): “The Blacklist” Season 3 comes to an end May 19, 2016, when its 23d episode will conclude. Meanwhile, aside from the confirmation of “The Blacklist” Season 4, NBC has not made any statements regarding the release date.
UPDATE (January 6, 2016): According to the NBC midseason schedule, “The Blacklist” returns to TV screens in January 2016 after Christmas vacation. Thus, “The Blacklist” season 3B premiere is slated for January 7, 2016. The third season continues, starting with its ninth episode titled “The Director.”
UPDATE (December 5, 2015): Just a few hours ago, An NBC spokesman has confirmed the renewal of “The Blacklist” for a fourth season thus confirming our assumptions. According to his statement, the decision had been made a few months ago. Although the renewal is confirmed, NBC has yet to announce a specific release date.
As mentioned above, “The Blacklist” season 3 kicked off on October 1, 2015. At the moment, only three episodes have been released. Although, there hasn’t been any official statement from NBC in regard to the renewal or cancellation of the series. But, most likely, “The Blacklist” Season 4 would take place. First of all, thanks to the strong television ratings; secondly, due to the impressive reception of viewers and critics; and, finally, according to the “TVLine.com 2016 Renewal Scorecard” it’s “A sure thing.” But we don’t know the possible plot twists for sure. Therefore, we, nevertheless, would prefer to wait for the official statement.
Also check our previous article about ‘The Blacklist’ here.