The release date for Blindspot Season 3 — Pending
This article has the most up-to-date info on the status of Blindspot Season 3 as we continuously monitor the news to keep you in the know. NBC is yet to make a decision on its future. Subscribe to our automatic updates below.
Basic info and cast
Blindspot is a new American crime drama televison series that centers on a mysterious tattooed woman who suffered a complete loss of memory and has no idea who she is. Created and executive produced by Martin Gero, the show stars Jaimie Alexander as Jane and Sullivan Stapleton as special agent Kurt Weller. Hailing from Berlanti Productions, Quinn’s House and Warner Bros. Television, the series premiered on NBC on September 21, 2015, and the second season followed on September 14, 2016.
A beautiful woman without memories of her identity or her past is found naked in NYC’s Times Square. The intricate tattoos that fully cover her body attract the attention of the FBI, who start following them as a road map to a large-scale and complex conspiracy. Detectives try to piece together the clues of each tattoo to solve crimes and help Jane discover the truth about her own identity.
Current season, ratings dynamics and chances of renewal
Season 1 of Blindspot premiered to more than 10.6 million viewers and has consistently held up high viewership ratings, becoming the #1 fall series in the 18-49 demographic. Based on its apparent success, just a few episodes into the first season the network commissioned additional nine episodes, bringing season one to a total of 23 episodes. The series has received mostly positive reviews from critics, scoring 7.6/10 on IMDb and 65% on Metacritic, and has won a Critics’ Choice Television Award for Most Exciting New Series. The second season began with Jane escaping CIA custody, hereby launching a new round of adventures that involve NSA, FBI, CIA and Sandstorm, a terrorist group. The season premiere attracted 7.1 million viewers, but the numbers dwindled to 6.08 and 5.6 million viewers for the second and third week, respectively. While NBC may not yet be ready to commit to another season, if the ratings manage remain at least on the same level, it is possible that fans will see Blindspot season 3 sometime next year.
UPDATED November 22, 2016: On November 16, 2016 the popular NBC criminal mystery Blindspot interrupted the broadcast of its second season to take a Christmas break, having aired nine episodes so far. The season premiere drew over 7 million viewers to the small screen, and by the mid-season finale the numbers declined to 5 million viewers. These are numbers comparable to the first season ratings, so it is apparent that there is probably a bright future ahead for Blindspot. Meanwhile, the second season`s back half is set to come back on January 4, 2017, and we can drop you a reminder one day prior to the midseason return of Blindspot season 2.