Procedural dramas, the dominant form in scripted network TV, rarely provide a platform for recorded music. "The Blacklist," NBC's breakout hit of the fall season, has been a newsmaker for its ratings success, particularly in the numbers generated by DVR viewing in the seven days after an airdate, as well as the show's attempt to become a hybrid of serialized programs that dominate cable and the self-contained story lines of shows like the "Law & Order" franchise.

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