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THE BLACKLIST -- Pictured: "The Blacklist" Key Art -- (Photo by: NBCUniversal)

The Blacklist Returns for Season 6 in January 2019


Episode 5×22 “Sutton Ross” (Season Finale)

Liz (Megan Boone) and Red (James Spader) face off in a climactic race to find a Blacklister in possession of the duffel bag of bones, forcing the truth about the bones to finally come to light.

Air Date: Wednesday, May 16 (08:00PM – 09:00PM) on NBC.

Photos: “Sutton Ross”


Episode 5×21 “Lawrence Dane Devlin”

When Samar (Mozhan Marnò) lands in the crosshairs of an unconventional Blacklister, Aram (Amir Arison) and the Task Force spring into action to find her before it’s too late.

Meanwhile, Red (James Spader) journeys to Costa Rica to prevent the duffel bag of bones from being sold to the highest bidder at an underground auction.

Bob Gunton and Michael Aronov guest star.

Air Date: Wednesday, May 9 (08:00PM – 09:00PM) on NBC.

Photos: “Lawrence Dane Devlin”


Episode 5×20 “Nicholas T. Moore”

The mysterious appearance of an unidentified young girl sends Liz (Megan Boone) and the Task Force on a hunt to discover her connection to the secret Red (James Spader) is hiding.

However, when her family steps in to protect their own secrets, the investigation turns into a race to save the little girl’s life. 

Air Date: Wednesday, May 2 (08:00PM – 09:00PM) on NBC.

Photos: “Nicholas T. Moore”


Episode 5×19 “Ian Garvey (Conclusion)”

Liz (Megan Boone) uses intel from an unexpected source to force a race with Red (James Spader) to uncover the secrets he holds, as Red initiates a plan to retrieve the duffel bag of bones.

Air Date: Wednesday, April 25 (08:00PM – 09:00PM) on NBC.

Photos: “Ian Garvey (Conclusion)


Episode 5×18 “Zarak Mosadek”

In an attempt to apply pressure to Ian Garvey (guest star Jonny Coyne), Red (James Spader) and the Task Force head to Paris to track down a prominent heroin supplier for the Nash Syndicate.

Distrustful of Red’s agenda, Liz (Megan Boone) takes her own path in going after Garvey.

Air Date: Wednesday, April 11 (08:00PM – 09:00PM) on NBC.

Photos: “Zarak Mosadek”


Episode 5×17 “Anna-Garcia Duerte”

When an associate of the Nash Syndicate is murdered, Red (James Spader) sets Liz (Megan Boone) and the Task Force on the case in order to recover evidence crucial to bringing down Ian Garvey (guest star Jonny Coyne).

Meanwhile, Aram (Amir Arison) considers a step forward in his relationship with Samar (Mozhan Marno).

Air Date: Wednesday, April (08:00PM – 09:00PM) on NBC.

Photos: “Anna-Garcia Duerte”


Episode 5×16 “The Capricorn Killer”

As Liz (Megan Boone) investigates new details in a cold case from her early work as an FBI profiler, she explores her darker impulses in therapy with Dr. Fulton (guest star Martha Plimpton.)

The Task Force takes action to bring down Tom’s killers within the legal system, while Red (James Spader) takes a different approach to closing in on Ian Garvey (guest star Jonny Coyne.)

Air Date: Wednesday, March 14 (08:00PM – 09:00PM) on NBC.

Photos: “The Capricorn Killer”


Episode 5×15 “Pattie Sue Edwards”

As Liz (Megan Boone) works a new angle in tracking Tom’s killers, Red (James Spader) looks to find a creative solution to a tax issue in his money laundering operation.

Meanwhile, Aram (Amir Arison) ventures into the field as the Task Force investigates a mysterious woman behind a deadly viral outbreak.

C. Thomas Howell and Michael Aronov guest star.

Air Date: Wednesday, March 7 (08:00PM – 09:00PM) on NBC.

Photos: “Pattie Sue Edwards”


Episode 5×14 “Mr. Raleigh Sinclair III”

Red (James Spader) assists the Task Force in tracking a mysterious Blacklister who carefully develops airtight alibis for murderous clients.

Meanwhile, Liz’s (Megan Boone) reinstatement at the FBI hinges on an evaluation with a psychotherapist (guest star Martha Plimpton.)

Air Date: Wednesday, February 28 (08:00PM – 09:00PM) on NBC.

Photos: “Mr Raleigh Sinclair III”


Episode 5×13 “The Invisible Hand”

When bodies are discovered in abandoned woods, Red (James Spader) points the Task Force toward The Invisible Hand, a group that targets those whose actions are morally reprehensible yet fully legal.

Meanwhile, Red steps in to assist one of his employees, and Liz (Megan Boone) discovers a major clue about Tom’s investigation.

Air Date: Wednesday, February 7 (08:00PM – 09:00PM) on NBC.

Photos: “The Invisible Hand”


Episode 5×12 “The Cook”

As Liz (Megan Boone) works with Red (James Spader) to hunt for Tom’s killers, she begins to question his motives.

Meanwhile, the Task Force enlists the help of one arsonist to catch another.

Air Date: Wednesday, January 31 (08:00PM – 09:00PM) on NBC.

Photos: “The Cook”


Episode 5×11 “Abraham Stern” (100th Episode)

When Red (James Spader) goes on the hunt for a legendary treasure, he draws the attention of Abraham Stern (guest star Nathan Lane), a cunning manipulator who has devoted his life – and the lives of many innocents – to recovering the fortune that is his birthright.

Meanwhile, Liz’s (Megan Boone) quest sends her down a dark path, leading her to study the methods of one of the Blacklist’s most dangerous criminals.

Also starring Diego Klattenhoff, Harry Lennix, Amir Arison, Mozhan Marnò, and Hisham Tawfiq.

Clark Middleton and Aida Turturro guest star.

Air Date: Wednesday, January 17 (08:00PM – 09:00PM) on NBC.

Photos: “Abraham Stern”


Episode 5×10 “The Informant”

When Red (James Spader) directs the Task Force to find a Blacklister who uses his position of power to sell sensitive information, Ressler (Diego Klattenhoff) finds himself at risk of exposure.

Meanwhile, Liz (Megan Boone) plans her next move.

James Carpinello and Alysia Reiner guest star.

Air Date: Wednesday, January 10 (08:00PM – 09:00PM) on NBC.

Photos: “The Informant”


Episode 5×09 “Ruin”


Liz (Megan Boone) abandons her old life and seeks out a fresh start in a place where no one knows her history, her name or the depths of her grief.

When an unexpected threat finds her, she is forced to draw on her emotional and physical strength in a brutal fight for survival.

Air Date: Wednesday, January 3 (08:00PM – 09:00PM) on NBC.

Photos: “Ruin”


Episode 5×08 “Ian Garvey”


When Tom (Ryan Eggold) goes missing, Liz (Megan Boone) desperately retraces his steps in order to find him.

Meanwhile Red’s (James Spader) hunt for the suitcase of bones puts him on a collision course with Tom that will change everyone’s lives forever.

Air Date: Wednesday, November 15 (08:00PM – 09:00PM) on NBC.

Photos: “Ian Garvey”


Episode 5×07 “The Kilgannon Corporation”

Red (James Spader) and the Task Force place Dembe (Hisham Tawfiq) undercover to infiltrate an international human smuggling organization, but when communication is lost, they must intervene.

Meanwhile, Tom’s (Ryan Eggold) investigation into the suitcase lands him in grave danger.

Air Date: Wednesday, November 8 (08:00PM – 09:00PM) on NBC.

Photos: “The Kilgannon Corporation”


Episode 5×06 “The Travel Agency” (previously titled “No. 5”)

While Cooper (Harry Lennix) enlists Red (James Spader) on a case of personal importance, Ressler (Diego Klattenhoff) leads the Task Force on a mission to stop the resurgence of once-dormant murder-for-hire ring.

Determined to find answers, Tom (Ryan Eggold) disregards a warning to halt his investigation into the suitcase.

Air Date: Wednesday, November 1 (08:00PM – 09:00PM) on NBC.

Photos: “The Travel Agency”


Episode 5×05 “Ilyas Surkov”

When Red (James Spader) provides exclusive intel on an international terrorist, it puts Liz (Megan Boone) and the Task Force on a collision course with a rival unit from the CIA.

Meanwhile, Red and Hawkins (guest star Aida Turturro) lay the groundwork for their new business venture, and Tom (Ryan Eggold) goes undercover in search of information.

Air Date: Wednesday, October 25 (08:00PM – 09:00PM) on NBC.

Photos: “Ilyas Surkov”


Episode 5×04 “The Endling”

 Liz (Megan Boone) and the Task Force hunt for an elusive criminal who will stop at nothing to destroy some of the world’s most precious treasures.

Meanwhile, a surprise encounter leads a cash-strapped Red (James Spader) toward a new business opportunity, and Tom (Ryan Eggold) takes action to investigate the bones in the suitcase.

Poorna Jagannathan guest stars.

Air Date: Wednesday, October 18 (08:00PM – 09:00PM) on NBC.

Photos: “The Endling”


Episode 5×03 “Miss Rebecca Thrall”

While the Task Force investigates a series of suspicious police shootings, Agent Ressler (Diego Klattenhoff) is distracted by increasing external pressures.

With his back up against the wall, Red (James Spader) drafts Tom (Ryan Eggold) in executing an elaborate plan to help re-establish his criminal reputation.

Michael Aronov, Clark Middleton, Aida Turturro and Sarah Wynter guest star.

Air Date: Wednesday, October 11 (08:00PM – 09:00PM) on NBC.

Photos: “Miss Rebecca Thrall”


Episode 5×02 “Greyson Blaise”

 Liz (Megan Boone) and the Task Force join Red (James Spader) on an international adventure in pursuit of a billionaire (guest star Owain Yeoman) who moonlights as a high end art thief.

Meanwhile, Dembe (Hisham Tawfiq) chases a lead and Tom (Ryan Eggold) seeks outside help in identifying the remains in the suitcase.

Air Date: Wednesday, Oct. 4 (08:00PM – 09:00PM) on NBC.

Photos: “Greyson Blaise”


Episode 5×01 “Smokey Putnum”

With his criminal empire in ruins, a surprisingly carefree Red (James Spader) enlists Liz (Megan Boone) in an unlikely plan to simultaneously earn cash and deliver a new Blacklister to the Task Force.

As Liz faces the new reality of working alongside her father, Ressler (Diego Klattenhoff) finds himself in a precarious position and Tom (Ryan Eggold) weighs his options.

Harry Lennix, Amir Arison, Mozhan Marnò and Hisham Tawfiq also star.

Michael Aronov, James Carpinello and Aida Turturro guest star.

Air Date: Wednesday, Sept. 27 (8:00-9:00 pm) on NBC

Photos: “Smokey Putnum”


About Season 5

Feeling surprisingly unencumbered, Raymond Reddington (James Spader) is back and in the process of rebuilding his criminal empire. His lust for life is ever-present as he lays the foundation for this new enterprise — one that he’ll design with Elizabeth Keen (Megan Boone) by his side.

Living with the reality that Red is her father, Liz finds herself torn between her role as an FBI agent and the temptation to act on her more criminal instincts.

In a world where the search for Blacklisters has become a family trade, Red will undoubtedly reclaim his moniker as the “Concierge of Crime.”

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