Red (James Spader) has joined hands with Kaplan (Susan Blommaert) to fight against Liz (Megan Boone) in the coming episodes of "The Blacklist."

In its previous episode titled "The Debt Collector," Liz became a part of a criminal group, Debt Collector. Red comes to know about Liz’s evil plans and reaches out to Mr. Kaplan. He asks her to forget about the personal differences and reunite to save the world. The promos show that the two will give tough time to Liz. In a clip released online, Mr. Kaplan tracks down the place where Liz is residing.

‘The Blacklist’

"The Blacklist" airs Thursday at 10 p.m. EDT on NBC. It is one of the most popular American series.

The cast includes James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff, Harry Lennix, and Ryan Eggold. The show is directed by Jon Bokenkamp, with Joe Carnahan serving as a screenplay writer. Executive producers are John Davis and John Eisendrath.

"The Blacklist" is a joint project of Davis Entertainment, Sony Pictures Television, and Universal Television. Following the success of its first season in October 2013, NBC ordered new episodes. A spin-off titled “The Blacklist: Redemption” debuted on the network in February 2017.

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The locations and technique

Principal photography began in December 2010 in Washington, D.C. According to the producer, Richard Heus, unique locations are selected for the series, including the Washington Monument, the National Mall, and the Lincoln Memorial.

"The Blacklist" is filmed in 4K using the Sony cameras. Avid Media Composer edits all episodes, with Christopher Brookshire serving as visual effects supervisor.

Critical response

All seasons of "The Blacklist" have received positive comments from television critics and audiences. On Metacritic, its first season scored 72 out of 100 based on 43 reviews. On Rotten Tomatoes, it has a rating of 87% based on 402 critics, with an average score of 8 out of 10.

David Wiegand from San Francisco Chronicle said "The Blacklist" is an entertaining show with great star performances. Robert Bianco from USA Today called it a solid weekly crime series built around a television star.

Comics and mobile game

In January 2017, Titan Books released a comic book series based on "The Blacklist," written by Beni Lobel and Nicole Phillips. The series editor, David Leach, told The Hollywood Reporter that the comic books are a valid extension of the show, giving a new dimension to its characters and storyline.

In June 2016, Gameloft released a mobile game based on the episode, “The Blacklist: Conspiracy,” for Windows, iOS, and Android users.