Gotham’s final season on Fox will receive 2 additional episodes bumping it up from 10 to 12 for an ending total of 100 episodes. The final season will Premiere on January 3, 2019.
Gotham is an American crime drama television series developed by Bruno Heller, based on characters published by DC Comics and appearing in the Batman franchise, primarily those of James Gordon and Bruce Wayne. The series stars Ben McKenzie as the young Gordon, while Heller executive produces, along with Danny Cannon, who also directed the pilot. Gotham premiered on Fox on September 22, 2014. In May 2018, Fox renewed the series for a fifth and final season, which is set to premiere on January 3, 2019 and consist of 12 episodes.
Originally the series would have relied only on Gordon’s early days with the Gotham City Police Department, but the series subsequently included the Wayne character and the origin stories of several Batman villains, including Penguin, Riddler, Catwoman, Poison Ivy, Scarecrow, Mr. Freeze, Hugo Strange, Ra’s al Ghul, and Solomon Grundy.