A music mogul plans for the future of his empire after learning he has a disease in the series premiere of this drama, which follows his struggle to choose an heir as his three sons and his ex-wife battle each other to take over the hip-hop throne.
Lucious goes into damage control when controversy arises around the involvement of one of his artists in a shooting ahead of Empire's IPO launch; and Cookie proves to be invaluable by helping turn a crisis into a triumph. However, Lucious's plan to stage a (more…)
The Lyons visit Philadelphia and get a taste of what their lives could have been like if Lucious never became a giant success in the music biz; and tensions rise when another woman tries to catch Hakeem's eye; at the same time, Lucious is trying to promote (more…)
Lucious asks Cookie to manage a star who hasn't produced an album in years; and hires a new head of security at Empire Entertainment. Meanwhile, Vernon finds himself caught in a very sticky situation; Jamal's newfound ambition threatens to stir up trouble (more…)
Lucious tries to brand Empire Entertainment as a tight-knit, family-run business which, ironically, complicates the already tense relationship between Hakeem and Jamal. Meanwhile, Cookie and Anika don't hold anything back when it comes to taking over the c (more…)
It's time for the Lyon family to come together to record a legacy album with Lucious, Hakeem and Jamal, who steps into the spotlight with news that surprises everyone. Meanwhile, Cookie and Camilla finally come face-to-face; and Andre struggles with some i (more…)
Cookie declares war on Anika after discovering the big, backstabbing secret that her ex-husband's girlfriend has been keeping; at the same time, Lucious comes face-to-face with a longtime rival; and Jamal cozies up to a famous artist when he and his brothe (more…)
Andre enters into a musical relationship with Michelle; and a woman from Lucious' past reenters the picture. Meanwhile, Hakeem, under the influence of Camilla, hopes to show his father that he's a true artist and a good businessman at a family gathering.
In Part 1 of the two-part Season 1 finale, Lucious has a secret that's about to change everything as he and Jamal seem on their way to forming a music-centered relationship. Meanwhile, Hakeem decides to flirt with the enemy; at the same time, he's trying t (more…)
In the conclusion of the two-part Season 1 finale, Lucious has a secret that's about to change everything as he and Jamal seem on their way to forming a music-centered relationship. Meanwhile, Hakeem decides to flirt with the enemy; at the same time, he's (more…)
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