We’d want to know The Blacklist season 10’s launch date as soon as possible since, like many of you, we’re eager to see it.
Of course, this raises the crucial issue of when we will receive it. Will we soon get the chance to discover the date of the premiere? We do anticipate that the wait for an announcement won’t be too long; in fact, we would be surprised if there were no news in the next four to five weeks.
The NBC midseason schedule was unveiled on November 12 of last year, and we fully anticipate that they will do the same thing this time around. It’s important to make these dates known far in advance so that people can mark their calendars and so that you can start running advertisements and doing other things to build anticipation.
Our current opinion is that The Blacklist will need to make its January debut, assuming it honors its 22-episode orders. If not, it won’t be possible to finish airing all of its episodes until late May without airing many two-hour blocks. If the program does continue to air on Friday evenings, January 6 and January 13 are two potential dates, but we’ll have to wait and see. Given that NBC isn’t exactly a live rating powerhouse these days, we simply don’t see them moving the James Spader drama to a different night. We currently believe that the show’s performance on Netflix over time has anything to do with its long-term success. (Season 9 did just make its American streaming debut, and it is already drawing sizable audiences.)