The Blacklist

The Blacklist

Feeling surprisingly unencumbered, Raymond Reddington (James Spader) is back, and in the process of rebuilding his criminal empire. His lust for life is ever-present as he lays the foundation for this new enterprise - one that he'll design with Elizabeth Keen (Megan Boone) by his side. Liz finds herself torn between her role as an FBI agent and the temptation to act on her more criminal instincts. In a world where the search for Blacklisters has become a family trade, Red will undoubtedly reclaim his moniker as the "Concierge of Crime.”
Feeling surprisingly unencumbered, Raymond Reddington (James Spader) is back, and in the process of rebuilding his criminal empire. His lust for life is ever-present as he lays the foundation for this new enterprise - one that he'll design with Elizabeth Keen (Megan Boone) by his side. Liz finds herself torn between her role as an FBI agent and the temptation to act on her more criminal instincts. In a world where the search for Blacklisters has become a family trade, Red will undoubtedly reclaim his moniker as the "Concierge of Crime.”

Season 5 (22 episodes)

  • 1. Smokey Putnam (#30)

    Original air date: 09/27/2017 Runtime: 43:01 min.

    Original air date: 09/27/2017 Runtime: 43:01 min. In the Season 5 premiere, Red—whose criminal empire is in ruins—enlists Liz in an unlikely plan to simultaneously earn cash and deliver a new Blacklister to the Task Force. As Liz faces the new reality of working alongside her father, Ressler finds himself in a precarious position and Tom weighs his options.

  • 2. Greyson Blaise

    Original air date: 10/04/2017 Runtime: 43:02 min.

    Original air date: 10/04/2017 Runtime: 43:02 min. Liz and the Task Force join Red in pursuit of a billionaire who moonlights as a high end art thief. Meanwhile, Dembe chases a lead and Tom seeks outside help in identifying the remains in the suitcase.

  • 3. Miss Rebecca Thrall (#76)

    Original air date: 10/11/2017 Runtime: 43:02 min.

    Original air date: 10/11/2017 Runtime: 43:02 min. While the Task Force investigates a series of suspicious police shootings, Agent Ressler is distracted by increasing external pressures. With his back up against the wall, Red drafts Tom in executing an elaborate plan to help re-establish his criminal reputation.

  • 4. The Endling

    Original air date: 10/18/2017 Runtime: 43:01 min.

    Original air date: 10/18/2017 Runtime: 43:01 min. The Task Force hunts for an elusive criminal who will stop at nothing to destroy some of the world's most precious treasures. Meanwhile, a surprise encounter leads a cash-strapped Red toward a new business opportunity.

  • 5. Ilyas Surkov (#54)

    Original air date: 10/25/2017 Runtime: 43:02 min.

    Original air date: 10/25/2017 Runtime: 43:02 min. When Red provides exclusive intel on an international terrorist, it puts Liz and the Task Force on a collision course with a rival unit from the CIA. Meanwhile, Red and Hawkins lay the groundwork for their new business venture; and Tom goes undercover in search of information.

  • 6. The Travel Agency (#90)

    Original air date: 11/01/2017 Runtime: 43:03 min.

    Original air date: 11/01/2017 Runtime: 43:03 min. While Cooper enlists Red on a case of personal importance, Ressler leads the Task Force on a mission to stop the resurgence of once-dormant murder-for-hire ring. Determined to find answers, Tom disregards a warning to halt his investigation into the suitcase.

  • 7. The Kilgannon Corporation (#48)

    Original air date: 11/08/2017 Runtime: 43:01 min.

    Original air date: 11/08/2017 Runtime: 43:01 min. Red and the Task Force place Dembe undercover to infiltrate an international human smuggling organization, but when communication is lost, they must intervene. Meanwhile, Tom's investigation into the suitcase lands him in grave danger.

  • 8. Ian Garvey (#13)

    Original air date: 11/15/2017 Runtime: 43:03 min.

    Original air date: 11/15/2017 Runtime: 43:03 min. In the fall finale, Tom goes missing; and Liz desperately retraces his steps in order to find him. Meanwhile Red's hunt for the suitcase of bones puts him on a collision course with Tom that will change everyone's lives forever.

  • 9. Ruin (#100)

    Original air date: 01/03/2018 Runtime: 43:02 min.

    Original air date: 01/03/2018 Runtime: 43:02 min. In the winter premiere, Liz abandons her old life and seeks out a fresh start in a place where no one knows her history, her name, or the depths of her grief. When an unexpected threat finds her, she is forced to draw on her emotional and physical strength in a brutal fight for survival.

  • 10. The Informant (#118)

    Original air date: 01/10/2018 Runtime: 43:03 min.

    Original air date: 01/10/2018 Runtime: 43:03 min. When Red directs the Task Force to find a Blacklister who uses his position of power to sell sensitive information, Ressler finds himself at risk of exposure. Meanwhile, Liz plans her next move.

  • 11. Abraham Stern

    Original air date: 01/17/2018 Runtime: 42:59 min.

    Original air date: 01/17/2018 Runtime: 42:59 min. When Red goes on the hunt for a legendary treasure, he draws the attention of Abraham Stern, a cunning manipulator who has devoted his life and the lives of many innocents to recovering the fortune that is his birthright. Meanwhile, Liz's quest sends her down a dark path, leading her to study the methods of one of the Blacklist's most dangerous criminals.

  • 12. Tommy Wattles (#56)

    Original air date: 01/31/2018 Runtime: 43:04 min.

    Original air date: 01/31/2018 Runtime: 43:04 min. As Liz works with Red to hunt for Tom's killers, she begins to question his motives. Meanwhile, the Task Force enlists the help of one arsonist to catch another.

  • 13. The Invisible Hand (#63)

    Original air date: 02/07/2018 Runtime: 43:04 min.

    Original air date: 02/07/2018 Runtime: 43:04 min. Red points the team toward a group that targets those whose actions are morally reprehensible.

  • 14. Mr. Raleigh Sinclair III (#51)

    Original air date: 02/28/2018 Runtime: 43:03 min.

    Original air date: 02/28/2018 Runtime: 43:03 min. Red assists the Task Force in tracking a mysterious Blacklister who carefully develops airtight alibis for murderous clients. Meanwhile, Liz's reinstatement at the FBI hinges on an evaluation with a psychotherapist.

  • 15. Pattie Sue Edwards (#68)

    Original air date: 03/07/2018 Runtime: 43:03 min.

    Original air date: 03/07/2018 Runtime: 43:03 min. As Liz works a new angle in tracking Tom's killers, Red looks to find a creative solution to a tax issue in his money-laundering operation. Meanwhile, Aram ventures into the field as the Task Force investigates a mysterious woman behind a deadly viral outbreak.

  • 16. The Capricorn Killer (#19)

    Original air date: 03/14/2018 Runtime: 43:01 min.

    Original air date: 03/14/2018 Runtime: 43:01 min. As Liz investigates new details in a cold case from her early work as an FBI profiler, she explores her darker impulses in therapy with Dr. Fulton. The Task Force takes action to bring down Tom's killers within the legal system, while Red takes a different approach to closing in on Ian Garvey.

  • 17. Anna-Garcia Duerte (#25)

    Original air date: 04/04/2018 Runtime: 43:02 min.

    Original air date: 04/04/2018 Runtime: 43:02 min. When an associate of the Nash Syndicate is murdered, Red sets Liz and the Task Force on the case in order to recover evidence crucial to bringing down Ian Garvey. Meanwhile, Aram considers a step forward in his relationship with Samar.

  • 18. Zarak Mosadek (#23)

    Original air date: 04/11/2018 Runtime: 43:01 min.

    Original air date: 04/11/2018 Runtime: 43:01 min. In an attempt to apply pressure to Ian Garvey, Red and the Task Force head to Paris to track down a prominent heroin supplier for the Nash Syndicate. Distrustful of Red's agenda, Liz takes her own path in going after Garvey.

  • 19. Ian Garvey (#13) Conclusion

    Original air date: 04/25/2018 Runtime: 43:00 min.

    Original air date: 04/25/2018 Runtime: 43:00 min. Liz uses intel from an unexpected source to force a race with Red to uncover the secrets he holds, as Red initiates a plan to retrieve the duffel bag of bones.

  • 20. Nicholas T. Moore (#110)

    Original air date: 05/02/2018 Runtime: 43:01 min.

    Original air date: 05/02/2018 Runtime: 43:01 min. Liz uses intel from an unexpected source to force a race with Red to uncover the secrets he holds, as Red initiates a plan to retrieve the duffel bag of bones. The mysterious appearance of an unidentified young girl sends Liz and the Task Force on a hunt to discover her connection to the secret Red is hiding. However, when her family steps in to protect their own secrets, the investigation turns into a race to save the little girl's life.

  • 21. Lawrence Dane Devlin (#26)

    Original air date: 05/09/2018 Runtime: 43:01 min.

    Original air date: 05/09/2018 Runtime: 43:01 min. When Samar lands in the crosshairs of an unconventional Blacklister, Aram and the Task Force spring into action to find her before it's too late. Meanwhile, Red journeys to Costa Rica to prevent the duffel bag of bones from being sold to the highest bidder at an underground auction.

  • 22. Sutton Ross (#17)

    Original air date: 05/16/2018 Runtime: 43:02 min.

    Original air date: 05/16/2018 Runtime: 43:02 min. In the Season 5 finale, Liz and Red face off in a climactic race to find a Blacklister in possession of the duffel bag of bones, forcing the truth about the bones to finally come to light.