What happens when a wanted fugitive suddenly surrenders himself to the FBI and offers his services in helping the FBI find another wanted criminal? Can he be trusted, do you take his help? These are the main questions that NBC’s “The Blacklist” raises and intends to answer week to week. Ex-government agent Raymond “Red” Reddington (James Spader) has been one of the FBI’s most wanted fugitives for decades. Known by many as “The Concierge of Crime” Red worked with criminals all over the globe. After mysteriously surrendering to the FBI, Red has an offer they can’t refuse. He offers to work with the FBI to catch Ranko Zamani, a long thought dead terrorist who has evaded the grip of the FBI for quite some time. The only condition Red has is that he speaks and works only with Elizabeth “Liz” Keen (Megan Boon), an FBI profiler who is new on the job. A twisting series of events that occur week after week cause a number of questions to arise along the way. What are Red’s true intentions? And with seemingly no connection to Liz, why did he choose to work with her? What secrets does Liz have? It turns out that Zamani is just one person on Red’s “blacklist” that he created that contains politicians, spies, international terrorists, and mobsters, and he intends to help catch them all, with the help of Liz. Along the way Red will help Liz to “think like a criminal” whether she wants to or not. An unlikely team of a criminal and a newbie, they will certainly have a lot to teach each other, but one big question everyone wants to know to know is why has Red suddenly gone from the bad side to the good, and why does he want to take so many down with him? Can you cheer for the fugitive now turned “hero”? NBC’s “The Blacklist” gives you a reason to tune in every week, if you want to know the answers!
“The Blacklist” airs Monday nights at 10pm on NBC.