Preview: GOTHAM

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Starring: Ben McKenzie (Detective James Gordon), Donal Logue (Harvey Bullock), Robin Lord Taylor (Oswald Cobblepot), Jada Pinkett Smith (Fish Mooney), David Mazouz (Bruce Wayne), Zabryna Guevara (Captain Sarah Essen), Carmen Bicondova (Selina Kyle), Erin Richards (Barbara Kean) and Sean Pertwee (Alfred)

Genre: One-hour drama

Premiere Date: Monday September 22 at 8/7c on FOX

Premise: GOTHAM is an origin story of the great DC Entertinmanet Super-Villains and vigilantes, revealing an entirely new chapter that has never been told.

Initial Reaction: The pilot accomplishes the most important thing every pilot should in that you’re desperately left wondering what happens next!

Conclusion: Impeccably cast and carefully crafted, we can pretty much guarantee that GOTHAM will be this Fall’s biggest breakout hit. Not only does the show arrive with some serious buzz backed by the DC and WB publicity machine, everybody — particularly us — love a classic good versus evil tale. Also working in GOTHAM’s favor is that this particular tale cleverly sidesteps Batman’s already well known origin story and focuses on a collection of iconic fan favorite villains such as Oswal Cobblepot (Robin Lord Taylor), Fish Mooney (Jada Pinkett Smith) and Selina Kyle (Carmen Bicondova).

Watch Live, DVR or Skip?: If you have to ask what we’ll be doing on Mondays at 8PM this fall you are clearly new to and aren’t the least bit familiar with our feelings for Ben MacKenzie! Translation: Watch Live!

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