Developed by Tom Kapinos, Lucifer, first premiered on Fox in January 2016. The series is about Lucifer Morningstar. Lucifer gets bored and tired with his life in hell. He defies his father and moves to Los Angeles.
In Los Angeles, he opens a nightclub called Lux. He gets involved with Detective Chloe Decker. They start solving cases together.
As it further progresses, Lucifer becomes a consultant at LAPD. Many celestial beings and demons visit Los Angeles and pose a threat to it. While finding a solution to all the matter, Chloe and Lucifer become romantically involved.
Season one came out in January 2016, season two in September 2016 and third season in October 2017.
The first season received mixed reviews from the critics. Its rating was also lower than the other seasons. Although the series and its cast received compliments, its rating remained consistently low.
Following this low rating string, Fox decided to discontinue the series. Fans were not happy about it.
The fans of Lucifer took to Twitter and started a campaign called #SaveLuciferCampaign. The campaign trended and caught the eyes of Netflix. Netflix bought the rights of the show and then came season 4 in May 2019.
Joe Henderson, the showrunner, said that the campaign was big enough for a streaming platform like Netflix to notice. Fans of Lucifer are passionate about it.
Shooting for season 5 started in September 2019. It will surely be released till mid-2020.
In May 2019, Netflix announced that Lucifer would be renewed for the final season. There is also news that Netflix is further adding six more episodes to the announced ten episodes. There is a possibility that Lucifer will come back for another season.
For season 5, Tom Ellis and Lauren German will be back as Lucifer Morningstar and Detective Chloe. Detective Espionoz might also be in the series. Kevin Alejandro plays him. Aimee Gracia, Inbar Lavi, and Lesley-Ann Brandt will also be back in season 5.