The eighth season of the American crime thriller television series The Blacklist was ordered on February 20, 2020. The season premiered on November 13, 2020 and ended on June 23, 2021. The series was created by Jon Bokenkamp, and continues to be produced by Davis Entertainment, Universal Television and Sony Pictures Television, and executive produced by Jon Bokenkamp, John Davis, John Eisendrath, John Fox and Joe Carnahan. This is the last season to star Megan Boone.
As Liz grows near the truth about Reddington, she begins to work with Katarina Rostova to plot against him. Meanwhile, Reddington assigns the task force to find a blacklister who is known for elaborate extractions. The showdown between Katarina, Liz and Reddington come to a crosshairs when Liz and Katarina abduct Liz¡¯s ailing grandfather Dom to finally discover Reddington¡¯s true secrets. Meanwhile, Ressler and the rest of the task force grapple with the after effects of Liz¡¯s actions.
Still grieving the loss of her mother, Liz resigns from the FBI and begins plotting her revenge on Reddington. Meanwhile, Cooper and the rest of the Taskforce begin to track down Liz and they receive information that she is planning to murder Reddington after he is hospitalized. After a failed attempt to kill Reddington, Liz reaches out to injured Ressler who unlike Aram, did not plan to arrest her straight away. In the meanwhile, Cooper goes to meet Reddington who plans to put Liz on the blacklist.