Some television shows similar to "The Blacklist" as of 2015 are "Homeland," "Person of Interest," "NCIS: Los Angeles" and "State of Affairs." Much like NBC's "The Blacklist," these shows explore dark themes of government corruption and crime.
The NBC drama "The Blacklist" stars James Spader as Raymond "Red" Reddington, an ex-government agent wanted by the FBI. Showtime's "Homeland" stars Claire Danes as a bipolar CIA agent who works to stop terrorism, while "Person of Interest" is a CBS show involving crime and the CIA with a science fiction twist. Several of these shows similar to "The Blacklist" attract overlapping audiences.