EXCLUSIVE: Fall’s hottest new drama, NBC‘s The Blacklist, has promoted J.R. Orci to co-executive producer. Orci, who joined the series after the pilot as a consulting producer, also has signed a two-year overall deal with Blacklist producer Sony Picture TV. He wrote the episode guest starring Robert Sean Leonard as a rogue chemical weapons scientist. Orci, brother of Roberto Orci, worked with him on Fringe, Hawaii Five-0 and Alias.