Spader heads an excellent cast, his acting is superb. The show knows no bounds, as long as the writing holds up. If it becomes mired in love triangle caracter plots and loses strong antagonist characters, it will be d.O.A. I wish the writer's well seasons 4 - 5 are a hard hurdle to cross for any show. Best wishes and much success,
Memorable characters, excellent writing, tight direction. As the show goes on, it becomes more and more focused. I watch the show with concentration, afraid I will miss a nuanced moment. I wait every week to watch this show. I truly find it one of the best shows on television today.
Do stories of malfeasance in high places and skullduggery on the level of Mission Impossible thrill you? Does great acting along with fast cars and bad girls get your blood thumping? Then you will LOVE this series. The Concierge of Crime (that would be Raymond Reddington) is playing the Ultra-Long-Game here - worthy of Bond or Ethan themselves. Look, we all know Wynter is coming and the Shadows are gathering, so you must prepare yourselves. Watch this series!! It just gets better and better like fine wine!
I am not a crier but this show...
This show is full of suck, but in a good way. It makes you hurt for the people in it. I have never fallen in love with story relationships before this show but I really just want Red to be Liz's father and Jacob... I love the way he loves her.
It's not just a typical crime drama, it has a story within the story that keeps you coming back for more. When you think you've seen enough, it gets better and you want more. James Spader is a fantastic actor, he plays the character so good that you forget he's an actor. The supporting cast is just as good.
Eachh episode is satisfying, it doesn't contain werewolvesnor vampires or dragons or cheap cliff hangers or star removal to piss people off, and did a mention James spader, just like every show its not for everyone but if you like a thriller with watxhability and a few chess like moves that make you giggle then it is a must watch
The Blacklist is one of the best shows on TV, but that is only because James Spader is such an amazing talent. When James Spader is acting, you actually believe that he is the different person that he is acting as. I watch the Blacklist because I loved his acting in Boston Legal.
The Blacklist ended its season with a 2.6 rating among adults ages 18-49. The Blacklist ended the season with a rating higher than much more seasoned and previously popular shows such as Dancing With the Stars, Castle, and Bones. Due to the present popularity of the show, it's ratings and audience size, I would have to say that The Blacklist is one of the best shows on TV by popular opinion.
The Blacklist does have good actors in the cast, but it is just another repetitive crime show. It did seem original at first, but the writers have run out of new ideas and now it seems like every other crime of the week drama. It does not compare to truly original dramas such as Breaking Bad or Homeland.
Having never heard of The Blacklist, and thus having never seen it, I cannot confirm that The Blacklist is one of the best shows on TV. If it had that kind of status, I would have heard friends and/or family talk about it or I would have read about it in a magazine.