Blindspot (TV series)

Created by Martin Gero
Composer(s) Blake Neely
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 32 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s)
Producer(s) Howard Griffith
Harvey Waldman
Location(s) New York City, New York
Cinematography Martin Ahlgren
David Johnson
Editor(s) Finnian Murray
Camera setup Single-camera
Running time 42–43 minutes
Production company(s)
Distributor Warner Bros. Television Distribution
Original network NBC
Original release September 21, 2015 (2015-09-21) – present
External links
Production website

Blindspot is an American crime drama television series created by Martin Gero, starring Sullivan Stapleton and Jaimie Alexander.[1] The series premiered on September 21, 2015. A back nine order was given on October 9, 2015, bringing the first season to a total of 22 episodes, plus an additional episode bringing the order to 23 episodes.[2][3] On November 9, 2015, NBC renewed Blindspot for a second season.[4] The second season premiered on September 14, 2016.[5]


Further information: List of Blindspot episodes

Blindspot focuses on a mysterious tattooed woman who has lost her memory and does not know her own identity. The FBI discovers that her tattoos contain clues to crimes they will have to solve.[6][7]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
123September 21, 2015 (2015-09-21)May 23, 2016 (2016-05-23)
2TBASeptember 14, 2016 (2016-09-14)TBA





In Australia, the series was acquired by the Seven Network[13] and premiered the program on October 28, 2015.[14] In Canada, CTV has acquired the broadcasting rights for the series.[15] In the United Kingdom, Blindspot premiered on Sky Living on November 24, 2015.[16]



Season Timeslot (ET) Episodes Premiered Ended TV season Rank Viewers
(in millions)
Date Premiere
(in millions)
Date Finale
(in millions)
Monday 10:00 pm
23 September 21, 2015 10.61[17] May 23, 2016 5.85[18] 2015–16 28 10.80[19]
2 Wednesday 8:00 pm TBA September 14, 2016 7.10[20] TBA TBD 2016–17 TBA TBA

Critical response

Blindspot has received generally positive reviews from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes the series has a rating of 68%, based on 59 reviews, with an average rating of 6.3/10. The site's critical consensus reads, "Blindspot is elevated by an intriguing mystery and enough strong action to propel most viewers into a necessary suspension of disbelief."[21] On Metacritic, the series has a score of 65 out of 100, based on 32 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews."[22]

Home media release

The first season of Blindspot was released on DVD and Blu-ray on August 2, 2016 in Region 1. It contains all 23 episodes, as well as seven Behind the Scenes featurettes, tattooed clues, 19 deleted scenes, the 2015 Comic-Con Panel, Bound and Gag Reel, and "Pilot" Audio Commentary.[23]


  1. Collins, Scott (May 1, 2015). "NBC picks up dramas Heartbreaker, Chicago Med, Blindspot". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved May 2, 2015.
  2. Andreeva, Nellie (October 9, 2015). "Blindspot Gets Full-Season Order By NBC". Retrieved October 10, 2015.
  3. Porter, Rick (November 4, 2015). "NBC adds episodes to SVU, Blindspot and Chicago Fire and PD". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved November 4, 2015.
  4. Andreeva, Nellie (November 9, 2015). "Blindspot Renewed For Second Season By NBC". Retrieved November 9, 2015.
  5. Abrams, Natalie (June 15, 2016). "NBC announces fall premiere dates". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved June 15, 2016.
  6. Andreeva, Nellie (May 1, 2015). "NBC Picks Up Dramas Blindspot, Chicago Med & Heartbreaker To Series". Retrieved May 2, 2015.
  7. Lesnick, Silas (June 10, 2015). "Warner Bros. Television Announces Full Comic-Con 2015 Line-Up". CraveOnline. Retrieved June 10, 2015.
  8. Alston, Joshua (October 6, 2015). "Blindspot turns around a disastrous episode with a twisty final act". The A.V. Club. Retrieved October 7, 2015.
  9. Petski, Denise (July 29, 2015). "Michael Gaston Joins NBC's New Drama Series Blindspot". Retrieved October 10, 2015.
  10. Alter, Ethan (April 11, 2016). "'Blindspot': How Patterson Appeared in an Actual 'New York Times' Crossword Puzzle". Yahoo TV. Retrieved April 15, 2016.
  11. Prudom, Laura (November 23, 2015). "'Blindspot' Boss on How Jane's Shocking Reveal Changes 'Her Entire Worldview'". Variety. Retrieved 27 November 2015.
  12. Petski, Denise (September 14, 2016). "'Bosch' Casts Christopher Backus; 'Blindspot' Adds Jonathan Patrick Moore". Deadline.
  13. Byrnes, Holly (September 6, 2015). "Open Slather: Gina Riley and Magda Szubanski pay hilarious homage to Anna Wintour, Grace Coddington". Sydney Confidential. The Sunday Telegraph. Retrieved September 6, 2015.
  14. Knox, David (October 19, 2015). "Airdate: Blindspot". TV Tonight. Retrieved October 20, 2015.
  15. Brioux, Bill (June 28, 2015). "Canadian networks unveil fall lineups". The Hamilton Spectator (Canada). Retrieved September 17, 2015.
  16. "Sky Living Sets UK Premiere Date For 'Blindspot'". TVWise. 2015-11-09. Retrieved 2016-03-09.
  17. Kondolojy, Amanda (September 22, 2015). "Monday Final Ratings: The Big Bang Theory Adjusted Up; Significant Mother, Life in Pieces & Penn & Teller Adjusted Down". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved September 22, 2015.
  18. Porter, Rick (May 24, 2016). "Monday final ratings: 'The Bachelorette' premiere, all others hold". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved May 24, 2016.
  19. "Full 2015-16 Series Rankings". Deadline. May 24, 2016. Retrieved May 24, 2016.
  20. Porter, Rick (September 15, 2016). "Wednesday final ratings: 'America's Got Talent,' 'Big Brother' adjust up, 'Blindspot' adjusts down". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved September 15, 2016.
  21. "Blindspot: Season 1 (2015)". Rotten Tomatoes. Flixter. Retrieved September 25, 2015.
  22. "Blindspot: Season 1 (2015)". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved September 25, 2015.
  23. Labert, David (May 13, 2016). "Blindspot - Warner's Press Release Announces 'The Complete 1st Season'". Retrieved May 14, 2016.

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