The FOX series based on DC Comic Characters, Gotham is an action drama based on crime. It has been directed by Bruno Heller and produced by Warner Bros. The series is based on DC’s Batman Franchise. The whole package of Gotham aired on the FOX Channel and it became one of the most-watched television series nowadays. In this article, we shall discuss the fate of Gotham Season 6 and what we know so far about its renewal.
After successful five seasons of the series, Gotham collected huge fame and a fan base worldwide. On IMDb, it received 7.8 out of 10 ratings. It is thus considered among the highest-rated crime drama series on FOX Channel. The fans of the series are eager to find out if a Sixth season is on its way to them. They are surely expecting one of their favorite series to have a proper ending.
But are the makers planning to film another season for Gotham? The series has congregated a huge fan base that is wondering for the answer from the creators, directors, and producers.
The storyline of Gotham
The series follows a crime-ridden Gotham City. Thomas and Martha Wayne are brutally murdered in front of small Young Wayne. James Gordon and his cynical partner, Harvey Bullock, who are the detectives of the Gotham City Police Department seem to alleviate the case quite fast. But the scenario is not so simple.
James swears to find out about the crime inspired by Bruce’s traumatized wish for justice. And with this, Gordon’s quest begins that sets him against his own comrades and the underworld with their fatal rivalries and mysteries. In the oncoming battle, innocence gets lost compromises are made as some criminals lose their power and casualties get converted into supervillains.
All this time, little Bruce witnesses this battle with a rising obsession that one day drives him to seek his own justice against the devils of Gotham in the form of The Batman. The series shows the elements which navigate the many layers of corruption in the city, the spawning ground of the world’s most iconic villains, and the circumstances that created some normal people into famous personalities like Catwoman, The Penguin, The Riddler, Two-Face, and The Joker.
Cast and Characters of Gotham
The series consists of an amazing cast and they have made the series what it is.
- Ben McKenzie as James Gordon
- Donal Logue as Harvey Bullock
- David Mazouz as Bruce Wayne
- Zabryna Guevara as Sarah Essen
- Sean Pertwee as Alfred Pennyworth
- Robin Lord Taylor as Oswald Cobblepot
- Erin Richards as Barbara Kean
- Camren Bicondova as Selina “Cat” Kyle
- Cory Michael Smith as Edward Nygma/ The Riddler
- John Doman as Carmine Falcone
- Jada Pinkett Smith as Fish Mooney
Has Gotham Season 6 been renewed?
The series was first aired on FOX on 22nd September 2014 and the fifth season was finished on 25th April 2019. All the seasons had 22 episodes excluding the fifth season which has only 12 episodes. The series was given so much love and admiration by the audience during all five seasons.
Talking about the release of the Season 6, Fox Entertainment and the other companies which are behind the production of the show have officially declared that the Fifth season of Gotham was the Final Season of the series. It did not have a cliffhanger ending and the conclusion was pretty clear. Therefore, Gotham Season 6 has not been renewed.
What might be the reason behind the Cancelation of Gotham Season 6?
The Season 5 of Gotham had an average of 0.63 rating in the demographic of 18-49. It got 2.26 million views. That means compared to the fourth season, the ratings were down by 18% and views were down by 12%.
Thus we can assume that the series although gained so much popularity and views overall, was not able to gain that much fame in the later seasons. This might be considered as the reason for the cancelation of Gotham Season 6.
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