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
The Task Force investigates an accountant who works for lucrative criminals in order to find the violent and thuggish brothers hired for his protection. Meanwhile, Liz must make a momentous decision.
As the Task Force investigates a kidnapping executed by seemingly impossible abductors, Dembe lands in a perilous situation. Meanwhile, a recent health scare causes Red to think about a successor.
Ressler is forced to confront past trauma and family secrets when his brother takes him back home for a risky job.
Liz and the Task Force take on a cold case that may have some new victims. Meanwhile, Red tries to help a friend of Dembe who is in danger.
A blacklist case forces Liz to choose sides between Red and the Task Force. Meanwhile, Red tries to calm a panicked Ilya Koslov, who believes he is under surveillance.
A Blacklist case becomes personal for Agent Park when the team investigates a mysterious disappearance in the Alaska Triangle; Aram enlists Red's help to find out what really happened to Elodie's husband.
The Task Force investigates a series of attacks on data centers perpetrated by a blacklister with a peculiar condition, as Liz conducts a secret investigation on the side. Meanwhile, Glen desperately tries to prove his value to Red after a shipping mishap.
Secluded on a private island, Red reunites with an old flame and a ring of thieves in a plot to make millions off stolen art. Plans are quickly derailed, however, when guests on the island mysteriously show up dead.
With the help of the Task Force, Red tracks a gifted art forger who has thwarted his plans to sell stolen pieces. Aram's love life becomes increasingly complicated. Liz and Ressler confide in each other.
Red and the Task Force pay a visit to a former blacklister, as an explosive confrontation leads Liz to make a critical choice.
Red and Liz investigate Orion Relocation Services, an organization that surreptitiously facilitates the disappearance and relocation of criminals. Meanwhile, Katarina delves into the memories of an old friend in order to get additional information about the Townsend Directive.
Desperate for information about the whereabouts of a longtime friend, Red directs the Task Force to find a blacklister who specializes in untraceable money transfers. Meanwhile, Liz receives some disturbing news from her daughter Agnes.
The Task Force investigates the unexplained disappearance and sudden re-emergence of a governor. Meanwhile, Red and Dembe surveil someone close to Katarina Rostova as she inadvertently involves Agnes in an operation of her own.
Red alerts the FBI to the suspicious death of a scientist specializing in artificial intelligence research. Meanwhile, Francesca Campbell further entangles herself in Red's criminal activities.
Liz and the Task Force investigate an infamous assassin who has a long history of weaponizing diseases, but has now turned to even more insidious activities. Meanwhile, Red and Dembe travel to Cuba in search of a lead, and Aram considers a new relationship.
Cooper's moral compass is tested when an officer whom he served with as a young man, long presumed to be dead, resurfaces as a POW.
Aram goes undercover to infiltrate a secret society of wealthy thrill-seekers whose entertainment hinges upon spectacular acts of violence. Red tries to negotiate with a former associate involved in the Townsend Directive.
Liz, Dembe and the Task Force continue to search for Red, who attempts to escape his abductors with help from a surprise ally, but discovers he is not Katarina Rostova's only target in her hunt for information.
After being abducted by Katarina Rostova, Reddington finds himself alone in hostile territory unsure of who, if anyone, he can trust; with few leads to go on, Liz and the Task Force venture into unknown danger as they race to find him.