Good news for fans of the Fox crime drama from Bruno Heller, as Fox has confirmed the "Gotham" Season 4 renewal. With only five more episodes left before the show concludes its third season, news of the renewal comes as a relief for fans, as the series admittedly has seen a decline in viewership.

But as per Entertainment Weekly, the show has been able to yield 4.6 million viewers and a 1.6 rating among viewers aged 18-49 during their third season. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the series has been renewed for a fourth year and will return for the Fall 2017 TV season.

Ben McKenzie returning to direct?

In this season of "Gotham," star Ben McKenzie took to the seat behind the camera to direct the 16th episode titled "Heroes Rise: These Delicate and Dark Obsessions."

He recently shared his thoughts on the experience of getting to direct an episode of the show, telling the New York Times that he and the rest of the production team were able to "break our own rules a bit" because they knew "Gotham"'s true identity, and it wasn't just a superhero show.

As the actor delves into directing, it is a possibility that he would direct more episodes now that Fox has confirmed the "Gotham" Season 4 renewal.

"I like it when our show is able to go to wherever we need to go to, violence-wise, but with a certain, let’s call it class," McKenzie told the New York Times in April. "There’s always knifing and dicing in the show, but even that’s relatively elegant. So that’s how I tried to handle that."

The actor added that "Gotham" is a true departure from the other superhero shows out there today. He explained, "'Gotham' is taking the biggest piece of red meat in the comics world, Batman, and trying to make this one specific sliver of it and cook it well and serve it to you. I always hope we’re Steve McQueen in the classic car with the bomber jacket.

Barbara tries to reconcile with Jim Gordon

On Monday's episode of "Gotham," viewers will follow Jim Gordon (Ben McKenzie) as he discovers the weapon that the Court of Owls is hiding and planning to use to destroy the city.

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As Gordon tracks down the weapon, he'll encounter life-threatening danger.

Meanwhile, Leslie Hendrix's Kathryn and Raymon J. Barry's Temple Shaman will let viewers in on their plans for Bruce (David Mazouz), while Ivy (Maggie Geha) will be a friend to lean on for Selina (Camren Bicondova) when "Gotham" returns on Monday with "Heroes Rise: Light The Wick."

As Fox has confirmed the "Gotham" Season 4, fans should make sure to tune into the last five episodes of the show, which airs every Monday at 8 p.m. The two-episode season finale is set to air on June 5.