TULSA, Okla.

–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Blacklist, an animated series based on the book and movie Blacklist (2009) and starring Aaron Paul and J.J. Abrams, debuted to critical and commercial acclaim at the 2016 Emmys. 

It has been nominated for 13 Primetime Emmys, including Outstanding Lead Actor for the series, Best Comedy Series, Best Actor for J.B. Smoove and Best Actress for Emmett Butler.

The Blacklisted also won five Golden Globe Awards, including Best Actor in a Comedy Series for Smooves.

“The Blacklisted is a show that I think has a lot of fun and great comedy in it,” Abrams said during the Emmys broadcast.

“It has a great story line.

It has a very cool story line, which I think is why people love it.

It’s a show where the audience is just really engaged, and that’s what it’s about.

That’s why we’re so happy.” 

The BlackList is currently streaming on Netflix.