Less than 24 hours after Megan Boone's final episode aired, news broke that series creator Jon Bokenkamp was also departing.
Bokenkamp served as a writer and executive producer and will not have a presence on the show when it returns for The Blacklist Season 9.
“I wanted to write you directly to let you know that I’ve made the difficult decision to leave The Blacklist,” Bokenkamp shared via Twitter.
“I love this show with all of my heart, and it’s been an incredible journey, but after eight years I feel it’s time for me to step out of my comfort zone, try something new, and explore a few of the other characters and stories that have been crawling around in my head.”
“I am likely biased, but the Blacklist fanbase is not only the most dedicated and ravenous in television,