Former government agent Raymond "Red" Reddington (James Spader) has eluded capture for decades. But he suddenly surrenders to the FBI with an offer to help catch a terrorist under the condition that he speaks only to Elizabeth "Liz" Keen (Megan Boone), a young FBI profiler who's just barely out of Quantico.
Cast: James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff, Ryan Eggold, Harry Lennix, Parminder Nagra, Hisham Tawfiq, Deborah S. Craig, Amir Arison
As the president's true plan comes into focus, Liz and the task force fight to avert disaster. Red meets in secret with a man who holds information about his past.
Presidential adviser Anna McMahon faces off with Cooper and the task force in a winner-takes-all race to locate the missing dossier containing details of a conspiracy against America.
When multiple children are abducted under similar circumstances, the task force rushes to find the kidnapper. Red goes on the hunt for a man who can find anything; Liz considers a big change.
Alone in a foreign country after a mission goes catastrophically wrong, Katarina Rostova goes on the run to avoid the forces trying to hunt her down. Out of options, she seeks the only person she trusts: a man who has vowed to always protect her.
The task force is drawn into the investigation of an old case that has gained notoriety due to a popular true crime podcast. Red visits Dom Wilkinson for help making a difficult decision. Ressler makes a discovery about Katarina Rostova's past.
Red and the task force spring into action to stop an anti-capitalist terrorist group from kidnapping and torturing the children of the one percent. Ressler goes behind Liz's back to find out what happened to her mother, Katarina Rostova.
Liz and Ressler investigate a Blacklister who offers to erase gambling debts - at a deceptively high price; Dembe grows concerned as Red tests loyalties of their business associates in search of the person who turned him in to the police.
The task force searches for a woman who specializes in hostile takeovers of criminal organizations and may have intelligence about a conspiracy involving a presidential advisor; Aram enacts a daring plan to gain leverage over Red.
Red directs Liz to investigate a secret organization of assassins hired by global intelligence agencies to eliminate former agents, a case with ramifications that will change the task force forever.
Red and the task force hunt for legendary fugitive Robert Vesco, one of history's most notorious con men. Samar makes a life-changing decision.
Cooper puts his reputation on the line to appeal to the White House on Red's behalf, as Liz and the task force resume their search for The Corsican, a Blacklister with ties to an international conspiracy. Samar's abilities in the field are tested.
Liz and the task force make a play to uncover the truth about an international assassination in a last-ditch effort to save Red's life.
The Task Force delves into the unregulated world of cryptocurrency in order to stop an impending attack, while Red undertakes a risky endeavor in order to secure his freedom.
As his trial begins, Red puts Liz and the task force on the case of a Blacklister who uses incriminating evidence to extort people, and who Red believes can prove his innocence.
Liz and Jennifer's pursuit of a lead on the truth about Reddington puts them in unexpected danger. Red steps in to help mediate a brewing prison gang war.
While Red and Dembe enlist Glenn's help is stacking the jury to Red's advantage for his upcoming trial, the Task Force investigates a series of mysterious deaths resulting from weaponized insects.
When Red is sent to a federal medical institution following his request to the court for a psychiatric evaluation, Liz and Jennifer use his time away to search for a Blacklister they believe may have valuable information about Red's past.
While Red argues in court to uphold the validity of his immunity agreement, Liz and the Task Force question a man whose recent inheritance seems too good to be true and Dembe offers Red some advice.
Red tries to adapt in federal prison. Samar goes undercover to stop a black market organization. Meanwhile, Liz and Jennifer continue their search into Red's past.
As the Task Force track a notorious underground biohacker, Red initiates a plan to escape a problematic position. Meanwhile, Cooper's integrity is put on test.
As Liz and the Task Force race to stop an imminent bombing by a Blacklister, Red encounters a life changing situation.
Red gives the Task Force a Blacklister case, who creates new identities for criminals. Liz and her sister secretly investigate the events that took place the night the real Raymond Reddington died.