Three episodes in and FOX has officially given the series “Gotham” a full season order. The order brings the first season to a full 22 episodes. According to the network, the premiere episode of “Gotham” delivered FOX’s highest-rated fall drama debut in 14 years and drew in 14.1 million viewers in the first seven days.
“Gotham” is an origin story of “Batman” that takes place in Gotham City. Young Detective (and future Commissioner) James Gordon and the recently orphaned Bruce Wayne meet in the troubled days before the arrival of the Dark Knight. The cast is impressive including Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue, Jada Pinkett Smith and Sean Pertwee, “Gotham” follows Gordon’s rise from rookie detective to Police Commissioner as he navigates the layers of corruption that secretly rule Gotham City.
The series airs Mondays on FOX at 8/7c.