The Blacklist named Best New Series in the Viewers Voice Awards

It’s a red letter day for Red Reddington. In a broad field of serious competition, NBC’s The Blacklist — starring James Spader as the rogue U.S. agent turned FBI informant — captured the Best New Series title in our 2014 Viewers Voice Awards, besting such heavy hitters as HBO’s Emmy-winning True Detective and FOX’s Sleepy Hollow for our readers’ affections. Proving it’s good to be bad when you’re Red.


  • The Blacklist, NBC 27.7%
  • Sleepy Hollow, FOX 15.5%
  • Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., ABC 13.4%
  • Fargo, FX 12.5%
  • True Detective, HBO 9.5%
  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine, FOX 6.0%
  • Tyrant, FX 5.4%
  • Masters of Sex, Showtime 3.9%
  • The Lottery, Lifetime 3.6%
  • Satisfaction, USA Network 2.1%
  • The Knick, Cinemax 0.6%

Channel Guide Magazine, the only monthly print and online publication dedicated to making finding what to watch on TV fast and entertaining, published the ballot for its second annual Viewers Voice Awards in August 2014. Fans across the country cast their votes for the best and worst in cable TV in a variety of unusual categories.

James Spader as Red Reddington — (Photo by: Will Hart/NBC)