http://www.nydailynews.com/entertai...new-hostages-ratings-battle-article-1.1466290 NBC’s ‘The Blacklist’ premiere beats CBS’ new ‘Hostages’ in ratings battle NBC and CBS both premiered new action mystery suspense thrillers Monday night at 10, and an amazing thing happened: NBC won big. NBC's "The Blacklist," which stars James Spader, drew 12.6 million viewers to 7.5 million for "Hostages," a CBS drama starring Toni Collette and Dylan McDermott. NBC also drew twice the share of younger viewers. CBS has dominated prime time for years, particularly with dramas. NBC is looking for some new hits to anchor a revival.