For fans of NBC's The Blacklist, the wait between seasons has been an excruciating one.
The season 6 finale, saw Red (James Spader), following Liz (Megan Boone) and Ressler's (Diego Klattenhoff) investigations into his true identity, kidnapped by Katarina Rostova (Laila Robins).
But is this mystery woman truly the Katarina Rostova we've seen in flashbacks? What does Rostova want? And just how much danger is Red in?
Finally, with the show's return on October 4, answers to some of these questions are finally coming.
The premiere will span 2 episodes, airing on Oct. 4, and concluding on Oct. 11. We've seen both instalments a little early, thanks to our friends at NBC, and have prepped a number of teasers for you below.
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Straight to Business
Thankfully, the Season 7 Premiere picks up on the action almost straight away, as we learn the truly horrific details of just what happened to Red following his abduction by Katarina Rostova and her crew.
Expecting to see Red being tortured for intel in a shadowy underground lair, as teased in recent promo photos for the episode? Guess again! When we first see Red, both he and we will be thrown for quite a loop.
Both of these episodes are a masterclass in learning to expect the unexpected.