One of James Spader's more notable roles was in Boston Legal. He later moved on to star in the hit comedy-mockumentary The Office. He currently plays the role of FBI informant Reymond 'Red' Reddington in the hit NBC drama The Blacklist. He has been awarded two Golden Globes in for his performance in the NBC series.
Boston Legal, a spin-off series of The Practice, is a criminal law series that depicts the daily lives of the lawyers working at the law firm "Crane, Poole & Schmidt" in Boston, Massachussets. Generally speaking, the series talks about the ugly side of the American judicial system as well the individual lives of the lawyers themselves.