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Netflix stumping up $2m per episode for The Blacklist

Netflix has acquired US drama series The Blacklist for a reported US$2m per episode. The streaming service will start showing episodes of the James Spader drama next week, according to Deadline, which broke the news. The series has been a hit for NBC and is in its 22-episode second season on the US broadcast net. […]

Blacklist gets early renewal at NBC

The Blacklist, the most successful of this year’s batch of new season broadcast dramas, has been given an early renewal by NBC. Making the announcement, NBC Entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt said the show’s ratings success “demonstrates that inspired storytelling is alive and well in broadcast television” – an attempt to disprove a growing industry belief […]

Sony draws up Blacklist in 66 territories

Hotly-tipped Sony Pictures Television mystery thriller The Blacklist will debut in 66 territories and 11 languages on SPT Networks-owned channels. The show will launch on NBC on September 23 and in the UK on Sky Living, France on TF1, Canada on Global, Germany on RTL, Seven in Australia and TV3 in Scandinavia in following weeks. […]