Raymond "Red" Reddington, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, surrenders in person at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI have the same interests: bringing down dangerous criminals and terrorists. In the last two decades, he's made a list of criminals and terrorists that matter the most but the FBI cannot find because it does not know they exist. Reddington calls this "The Blacklist".
Reddington will co-operate, but insists that he will speak only to Elizabeth Keen, a rookie FBI profiler.
A criminal mastermind surrenders to the FBI with a stunning offer - but he'll only talk to a rookie profiler.
Liz and Red track an assassin who disguises his kills in large-scale catastrophes.
Liz and Red go undercover to take down an assassin who's been decimating the ranks of the CIA.
When Liz's key witness disappears, Red suspects a killer who literally stews his victims, making them disappear forever...
A sinister middleman with a unique ability puts the FBI on the trail of a missing NSA analyst.
Eager to clear Tom's name, Liz turns him in to the FBI.
Following a chemical attack on the subway, Liz and the team hunt a mad scientist.
Liz and the FBI go after an anti-capitalist cabal that's intent on bringing the U.S. economy to its knees.
An assassination attempt on Red brings the FBI under siege.
Liz and a mysterious stranger fight to save Red and Ressler.
A serial killer from Liz's past strikes again while Red hunts for his betrayer.
The FBI's next target protects the guilty by preying on the DNA of the innocent.
On the eve of Liz's adoption, Red puts her on the trail of an adoption agency gone evil.
A femme fatale from Red's past leads the FBI on a snipe hunt.
The FBI pursues a Blacklister who metes out "justice" for those who are wrongly imprisoned.
As a Yakuza crime lord seeks deadly revenge on Ressler Tom and Jolene face off.
While chasing a cyber-terrorist, Liz investigates Jolene's disappearance.
Red and the team search for a life insurance claim adjuster who talks people into becoming contract killers; Liz and Red try to uncover Tom's secrets.
While the FBI searches for a Serbian family of kidnappers, Red uses them in a scheme to out Tom, leading to a fateful confrontation with Liz.
As the FBI pursues a political fixer known as The Kingmaker, Red seeks Fitch's protection against an unknown enemy who's trying to take him down.
After discovering the truth behind her father's death, Liz refuses to work with Red, just as his situation grows desperate.
With the crashing of the mysterious prisoner transport plane, the city is on lock down as the authorities are on the hunt for all the escapees. Meanwhile, with Red in custody, Liz uses her power to get him out since he is their best chance at finding all the suspects. Elsewhere, their main objective is to track down Berlin, a prisoner on the plane who is somehow involved.