The Blacklist Season 9 Episode 1 Release Date, Time and Spoilers
The Blacklist Season 9 Episode 1

The Blacklist Season 9 Episode 1 is titled “The Skinner.” Here’s everything you need to know about it.

  • The Blacklist Season 9 Episode 1 will be the 175th episode of the crime thriller series.
  • Season 8 ended on a huge cliffhanger, leaving everyone shell shocked.

NBC’s long-running crime thriller series The Blacklist revolves around Raymond “Red” Reddington (James Spader), a former U.S. Navy officer turned high-profile criminal who voluntarily surrenders to the FBI after escaping for decades. He informs the FBI about the list of most dangerous criminals in the world, and he is willing to inform on their operations in exchange for immunity from prosecution. Though he became an informant for the FBI, his own motives and identity remain clouded in mystery.

Over the years, The Blacklist has achieved cult status and maintained itself as one of the most popular shows on NBC. Since its premiere in 2013, the series has delivered some power-packed episodes. Season 8 ended on a huge cliffhanger, leaving everyone shell shocked. Fans are eager to know what lies ahead for Reddington. Well, the fans don’t have to wait long as the popular crime thriller is all set to return on NBC for its ninth season. Here’s everything you need to know.

What’s the release date and time for The Blacklist Season 9 Episode 1?

‘The Blacklist’ season 9 episode 1 will premiere on October 21, 2021, at 8 pm ET on NBC. It will be the 175th episode of the series. NBC hasn’t revealed the exact episode count for Season 9. However, we expect Season 9 to have 22 episodes like the previous season.

The Blacklist Season 9 Episode 1 Cast: Who is in it?

Season 9 of ‘The Blacklist’ will see James Spader reprise his role as Raymond “Red” Reddington. Diego Klattenhoff (Donald Ressler), Harry Lennix (Harold Cooper), Hisham Tawfiq (Dembe Zuma), Amir Arison (Aram Mojtabai), and Laura Sohn (Alina Park) are set to return.

The Blacklist Season 9 NBC Premiere Date and Episode Count

Much to the concern of fans, Megan Boone will not be returning as Elizabeth “Liz” Keen. Liz dies in the finale of season 8 and will not feature in the upcoming season. We will see a few new faces including Diany Rodriguez as Weecha Xiu.

What will be the plot of The Blacklist Season 9 Episode 1?

‘The Blacklist’ season 9 episode 1 is titled ‘The Skinner.’ We will see a time leap of two years. Following Liz’s sudden death, the FBI task force has dispersed. Following the tragedy, the members are living separately. However, Red’s motives remain a mystery.

The task force members require to reunite as some unexpected events take place. Leaving aside their personal complaints, the members get back to their professional front as the danger continues to linger leading to a global conspiracy.

Where to Watch ‘The Blacklist’ Season 9 Online?

The Blacklist is NBC exclusive show in the United States. The Blacklist Season 1 Episode 1 will air on NBC on HBO Max on Oct 22, 2021, at 8 pm ET. You can watch the episode by tuning in to NBC at a given date and time.

The Blacklist Season 9 Netflix Release Date

However, if you don’t have a cable connection, you can visit NBC’s official website or use the official NBC app to watch the episode. You can also buy or rent the latest episodes of ‘The Blacklist’ on SpectrumiTunesAmazon Prime VideoGoogle Play, or Vudu.

Netflix users have to wait for The Blacklist Season 9 to drop on the streaming service. It will be available only after the season concludes on NBC. However, they can steam seasons 1-8 right now.