NBC’s The Blacklist gets early renewal

NBC is back on The Blacklist after ordering a full 22-episode second season of its freshman drama.

The Blacklist

The Blacklist

The series, which debuted in the US in September, stars James Spader as a world-renowned terrorist on the FBI’s Most Wanted List who helps the government catch international criminals, but for unknown reasons.

The cast also includes Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff, Harry Lennix, Ryan Eggold and Parminder Nagra.

It is produced by Davis Entertainment Company in association with Sony Pictures Television. The executive producers are Jon Bokenkamp, John Eisendrath, John Davis and John Fox.

Season two will line up on NBC’s fall 2014 schedule.