Channel 5's Gotham lands third series.

Channel 5’s hit U.S. import Gotham has been given the green light for a third series by FOX.

The drama, set in the Batman universe, has proved a hit on both sides of the Atlantic, and has rated in American’s Top 10 entertainment programmes overall among men aged 18 – 49, with an average of nine million viewers.  Over here, the series has done well for 5, which is currently airing season 2.

David Madden, entertainment president for FOX Broadcasting, said “It takes a very special team to tell the tales of ‘Gotham.  “For the past two seasons, Bruno, Danny and John have masterfully honored the mythology of ‘Gotham’ and brought it to life with depth, emotion and memorable high drama. This incredibly talented cast has redefined these iconic characters for a new generation, and we couldn’t be more proud of this show.”

 

Channel 5 are yet to comment.

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