The third season of the NBC crime drama television series, "The Blacklist," premiers Oct. 1, 2015. The third season is expected to run for 22 episodes like the first two seasons, as of September 2015.
Jon Bokenkamp created the series, which first aired Sept. 23, 2013. The show stars James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff, Ryan Eggold and Harry Lennix. James Spader plays a wanted criminal named Raymond Reddington who turns himself into the FBI and offers his assistance in helping catch dangerous criminals in exchange for immunity from prosecution. "The Blacklist" earns a user rating of 8.2 out of 10 stars on IMDb, and Spader received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor in each of the show's first two seasons.