NBC announced today that the Blindspot Season 5 premiere date has been set for Thursday, April 30 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The fifth season also marks the final season of the show.
The show will move to its normal 9 p.m. timeslot the following week on May 7.
Blindspot Season 5 begins in the aftermath of the explosion that left Jane watching as a drone strike on the safe house with the rest of the team inside. Questions to be answered include who made it out alive and whether the team will ever be able to clear their names in the wake of Madeline’s rise to power.
Last season, Blindspot averaged a 0.8 rating in adults 18-49 and 4.3 million viewers overall in “live plus seven day” Nielsens, with the Oct. 12, 2018 season premiere growing a 2.0 in 18-49 and 6.9 million viewers with all digital and linear delayed viewing recorded to date.
The cast includes Sullivan Stapleton, Jaimie Alexander, Rob Brown, Audrey Esparza, Ashley Johnson, Ennis Esmer and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio.
Creator and writer Martin Gero (Bored to Death, L.A. Complex) serves as executive producer along with Greg Berlanti (Arrow, The Flash, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow) and Sarah Schechter (Arrow, The Flash, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow). Blindspot is a production of Warner Bros. Television, Berlanti Productions, and Quinn’s House.
In the series, a beautiful woman is found naked in Times Square, her memory erased, her body covered in a series of coded tattoos. But as “Jane Doe” and the FBI team who discovered her work to decipher, investigate and solve the complex treasure map of her body, an ever-widening web of conspiracy and corruption is revealed, as is the truth behind Jane Doe’s real identity and the identity of the people who sent her to the FBI in the first place.
But what does this nefarious group really want? And can Jane and her teammates stop them in time?