LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- NBC has renewed its veteran drama "The Blacklist" for a 22-episode sixth season, a network spokesperson confirmed this evening.
The Peacock further detailed the project as follows:
"The Blacklist" stars James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff, Harry Lennix, Amir Arison, Mozhan Marnò and Hisham Tawfiq.
John Eisendrath, Jon Bokenkamp, John Davis, John Fox, James Spader, Lukas Reiter, J.R. Orci and Carla Kettner serve as executive producers. "The Blacklist" is a production of Davis Entertainment in association with Sony Pictures Television and Universal Television.
This season "The Blacklist" has been generating a 1.6 rating in 18-49 and 8.8 million viewers overall in L+7 Nielsen ratings, to improve the time period by +1.4 million persons or +19% versus NBC's year-earlier results in 18-49.