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Empire 

TV-14 | | Drama, Music | TV Series (2015– )
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A hip-hop mogul must choose a successor among his three sons who are battling for control over his multi-million dollar company, while his ex-wife schemes to reclaim what is hers.
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After Andre's breakdown, Cookie and Lucious have him committed to a treatment facility; Becky struggles to balance her personal and professional life; Hakeem and Maya find themselves in...


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Tuesday, March 31

As their wedding day arrives, Teri's fears concerning Andre's temper continue to surface; Cookie finds a shocking discovery while digging into Bossy's finances; Yana starts to fall for ...


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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 27 wins & 101 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Terrence Howard ...  Lucious Lyon 100 episodes, 2015-2020
Bryshere Y. Gray ...  Hakeem Lyon 100 episodes, 2015-2020
Trai Byers ...  Andre Lyon 100 episodes, 2015-2020
Taraji P. Henson ...  Cookie Lyon 99 episodes, 2015-2020
Ta'Rhonda Jones ...  Porsha 96 episodes, 2015-2020
Gabourey Sidibe ...  Becky 95 episodes, 2015-2020
Serayah ...  Tiana Brown 93 episodes, 2015-2020
Jussie Smollett ...  Jamal Lyon 84 episodes, 2015-2019
Grace Byers ...  Anika Calhoun 66 episodes, 2015-2018
Andre Royo ...  Thirsty Rawlings 60 episodes, 2015-2019
AzMarie Livingston ...  Chicken 44 episodes, 2015-2019
Rekkhan ...  Engineer / ... 42 episodes, 2016-2020
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Lucious, the founder and CEO of a successful record label has been diagnosed with ALS. He must choose one of his three sons to take over the company when he dies. Meanwhile, his ex wife and co-founder, Cookie, has been released from prison and wants to reclaim her rightful place in the company. Written by Jennifer Holmes

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Their reign. Their rules. (Season 3) See more »

Genres:

Drama | Music

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The show is Fox's highest rated debut show in over three years. The premiere brought in 9.8 million viewers and ratings increased with each episode. See more »


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Performed by Bryshere Y. Gray and Serayah
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Stereotypical
25 September 2018 | by lmcbrien3145See all my reviews

I had to stop watching after the first season because the show promotes the worst stereotypes of the african-american community.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

7 January 2015 (USA) See more »

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Untitled Danny Strong/Lee Daniels Project See more »

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