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A music mogul plans for the future of his empire as his three sons and his ex-wife battle each other to become the next heir apparent to the hip-hop throne.

Premiered: January 7, 2015

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Jussie Smollett as Jamal Lyon, Empire

Jussie Smollett Explains Empire's Statement on Black Lives Matter… and Black-on-Black Violence

(Caution! Spoilers about Empire ahead.) Surely you've heard it pop up during a conversation about the Black Lives Matter movement: "If black lives are so important, why aren't black people protesting the violence in their own communities?" Television… Read more

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Past Is Prologue Season 2, Episode 18 May 18, 2016 Subscription

After a life-changing experience, Jamal refuses to make music until his family ends its seemingly endless cycle of violence and fighting.

Rise by Sin Season 2, Episode 17 May 11, 2016 Subscription

Hakeem feels the pressure of his underwhelming fiancée, Laura, as he struggles to find a place for her both in his family and his career.

The Lyon Who Cried Wolf Season 2, Episode 16 May 4, 2016 Subscription

A wrench is thrown into Lucious’ deeply personal music video about his mother when Andre discovers a dark secret.

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Close Up Young Lucious: Jeremy Carver
01:15 — Casting director Leah Daniels, Terrence Howard and Jeremy Carver talk about young Lucious Lyon and what it’s like to play him.
Cookie Lyon Goes Off On Angelo from "Sin That Amends"
01:33 — Cookie accuses Angelo of exploiting Jamal.
EMPIRE Studio Sessions: "Need freedom" from "Sin That Amends"
01:05 — Go behind the scenes and see Jussie Smollett create EMPIRE’s original song “Need Freedom."
Wednesday Nights Have Never Been Better
00:29 — Don't miss all-new episode of EMPIRE, Wednesday at 9/8c on FOX!

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Wed Oct 5 9:00pm
What Remains Is BestialNew(Season 3, Episode 3) FOX

Cookie calls in a favor with Kitty, hoping that recording a new song with the mega superstar will force Jamal to overcome his inability to perform. Elsewhere, trouble strikes when things don't go as planned for Andre; Hakeem faces some competition from Gra (more…)

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Wed Oct 12 9:00pm
Cupid KillsNew(Season 3, Episode 4) FOX

Lucious takes notice as things heat up between Cookie and Angelo; Jamal makes a big first step on his journey to recovery when he's finally able to face Freda Gatz; Anika causes turmoil upon her return to work at Empire; and Hakeem develops feelings for Ne (more…)

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Trai Byers as Andre Lyon, Empire
Empire Mega Buzz: Could Andre Lyon Be Next to Die?

Andre Lyon gets caught up in a situation that doesn't look good for him.

Trai Byers as Andre, Empire
Empire Executive Producer: Andre Is Going Dark and Yes, Anika Is in Big Trouble

Empire's executive producer Sanaa Hamri gives spoilers on Season 3.

Terrence Howard as Lucious Lyon and Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyon, Empire
Empire's Season Premiere Sets Up a Whole Lot of Crazy to Come

If you ever get invited to an Empire dinner party, send your regrets.

Terrence Howard as Lucious Lyon, Empire
Empire Returns with a Deadly Bang, But Will Season 3 Be Good?

An early assessment based on the first episode

Tatiana Maslany
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Phylicia Rashad
Phylicia Rashad Joins Empire in a Mother of a Role

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