AceShowbiz - "The Blacklist" survives the ax of 2017-2018 season. NBC has just announced that the crime series starring James Spader is renewed for the fifth installment. In the meantime, the show still has one episode left, gearing up to wrap up its current fourth season on May 18.
While the Peacock is confident to continue with "The Blacklist" for another season, the network is still undecided about its spin-off "The Blacklist: Redemption". The "Redemption" premiered in February revolves around Ryan Eggold's character Tom.
NBC also renews "Blindspot", "Chicago Fire", "Chicago P.D." and "Chicago Med" among others. On top of that, they announce "Jesus Christ Superstar", a live musical event based on the 1971 rock opera. More announcements are expected to be made in the coming week.