Deadline has reported that The Blacklist on NBC has moved to Thursdays beginning on June 1. Episodes will air back-to-back at 8 pm and 9 pm on June 1 and following episodes will air weekly at 8 pm. The Blacklist episodes have previously been airing on Sundays at 10 pm.
This is the 11th and final scheduling move for the NBC drama series. The series first aired on September 23, 2013 and was moved to Thursdays as a power play in February 2015. NBC moved the series to Thursdays eight episodes into the second season after high early ratings.
The Blacklist will air its two-hour series finale from 8-10 pm on July 13. Deadline reports that, according to Neilson, last season received 29.1 million viewers on NBC.
The series stars James Spader (Boston Legal, The Office) as Raymond ‘Red’ Reddington, Megan Boone (Law & Order: LA, Step Up Revolution) as Elizabeth Keen, Ryan Eggold (90210, New Amsterdam) as Tom Keen, Clark Middleton (The Path, Fringe) as Glen Carter, Diego Klattenhoff (Homeland, Ice Princess) as Donald Ressler, Mozhan Marnò (A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, House of Cards) as Samar Navabi, Anya Banjeree (Speak to Me, Auckward Love) as Siya Malik, Laura Sohn (God Friended Me, Worth) as Alina Park, Parminder Nagra (ER, Bend It Like Beckham) as Agent Meera Malik, Susan Blommaert (The Good Heart, Pet Sematary) as Mr. Kaplan, Brian Dennehy (Tommy Boy, First Blood) as Dominic Wilkinson, Hisham Tawfi (Gun Hill, Jinn) as Dembe Zuma, Harry Lennix (Stomp the Yard, The Five Heartbeats) as Harold Cooper, and Krysten Ritter (Breaking Bad, Love & Death) as Rowan Mills.
The Blacklist is executive produced by Spader, T Cooper (Man Made, The Get Down), Allison Glock-Cooper (Home Field, Girls Got Game), John Eisendrath (Playmakers, Outlaw), Laura A. Benson (Lost Souls, Find Me Guilty), Lukas Reiter (The Practice, The Firm), Jon Bokenkamp (Taking Lives, The Call), Sean Hennen (Person of Interest, Stalker), Daniel Cerone (Constantine, Motive), and John Fox (Game Night, Jungle Cruise).