The Blacklist Joins Different NBC Programming With Prolonged Hiatus

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Would NBC have been greatest protecting its scripted choices till January? 

The Blacklist is the newest scripted collection that the community is placing on hiatus after airing simply two episodes. 

The collection returned Friday, November 13, and followers had been left shocked when a promo after The Blacklist Season 8 Episode 2 revealed a January 22 air date for The Blacklist Season eight Episode 3. 

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The information is understandably stunning, particularly. contemplating The Blacklist Season 7 was reduce quick, and The Blacklist Season eight premiered later than deliberate. 

In case you watch The Blacklist online, you recognize the autumn finale was lethal, sending the battle battle between Purple and Liz into overdrive. 

Consequently, followers will likely be ready virtually 9 weeks to search out out what occurs subsequent, with The Blacklist becoming a member of One Chicago and This Is Us because the reveals positioned on hiatus. 

NBC beforehand revealed January return dates following the second episodes of the brand new seasons of Chicago Med, Chicago Fire, and Chicago PD

This Is Us, nonetheless, aired 4 episodes earlier than getting into a hiatus till January. Nonetheless, it looks as if one of the best plan of action would have been to carry all 5 reveals till January and run them with much less breaks. 

COVID-19 is making manufacturing of TV reveals tougher because of the protocols in place to forestall the unfold of the virus. 

We have already witness Chicago Med and Fireplace being shut down as a result of constructive exams on the set of every collection. 

Any form of delay in manufacturing may have a knock-on impact relating to scheduling. 

Possibly NBC would have been sensible to emulate FOX and The CW by holding the majority of scripted originals till January. 

ABC is operating originals of The Good Doctor, Station 19, and Gray’s Anatomy for an additional few weeks but. 

What are your ideas on this newest break for the present?

Hit the feedback under. 

Paul Dailly is the Affiliate Editor for TV Fanatic. Observe him on Twitter.

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