Batman has been an incredibly popular character for 75 years so it seems like the Gotham TV show should be a slam dunk success in the ratings. Will it actually succeed and be renewed for a second season — or will it bomb? Could it be cancelled quickly? Stay tuned.
Gotham is a dark crime drama that tells the early stories of police detective James Gordon (Ben McKenzie) and iconic Gotham City characters — before they became legendary crimefighters, villains. and vigilantes. The rest of the cast includes Erin Richards, Donal Logue, David Mazouz, Jada Pinkett Smith, John Doman, Camren Bicondova, Robin Lord Taylor, Cory Michael Smith, Zabryna Guevara, Victoria Cartagena, Andrew Stewart Jones, and Sean Pertwee.
The higher a show’s ratings (particularly the 18-49 demo), the better its chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available — typically the following morning, around 11:30am EST/8:30am PST. Refresh to see the latest.
1/17 update: Gotham has been renewed for a second season.
Final season averages: 2.19 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 6.10 million total viewers.
Due to a Nielsen glitch, some of the early ratings of the 2014-15 season were revised a few weeks later.
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These are the final national numbers (unless noted with an “*”). These are different from the fast affiliate numbers which are just estimates of the actual ratings. The final nationals are typically released within 24 hours of the programming or, in the case of weekends and holidays, a couple days later.
What do you think? Do you like the Gotham TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a second season?