Monday, November 9, 2015

NBC Renews 'Blindspot' for Season 2

After being the first new series to be get a back nine pickup, NBC's original drama series Blindspot is now the first new fall show to already be renewed for a second season. The renewal comes seven episodes into its debut season - with the eighth set to air tonight.

"We are over the moon with the success of Blindspot, and want to thank our producers and amazing cast for creating one of the most riveting shows on television, Jaimie and Sullivan have done an amazing job of ratcheting up the tension each week in trying to unravel the mystery of Jane's tattoos," said Jennifer Salke, President, NBC Entertainment. "We literally can't wait to see what the second season will bring.

Created by Martin Gero, Blindspot centers on a woman (Jaimie Alexander) with amnesia discovered in Times Square with tattoos all over her body. Each tattoo represents a crime that is about to happen. This Jane Doe and an FBI team do their best to stop these crimes from happening while trying to unravel the mystery of Jane's past. 

The drama also stars Sullivan Stapleton, Rob Brown, Audrey Esparza, Ashley Johnson, Ukweli Roach and Marianne Jean-Baptiste.

Gero executive produces with Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter and director Mark Pellington. Warner Bros. Television and Berlanti Productions produce.

Blindspot is averaging a 3.7 rating in the Adults 18-49 demographic and 12.7 million total viewers so far this season, according to the most current averages from Nielsen Media Research through the season's first six weeks. That number makes it the #1 new show of the fall season in the key demo.