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Empire 

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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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"Empire" Returns: Relive the Drama of the Lyon Dynasty

Lucious and Cookie Lyon are back, and we're taking a look at some of the best moments from the first four seasons of "Empire."

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In an effort to bridge the gap between Lyon Family Management and Empire, Lucious must play nice with Jeff Kingsley, so that the two companies can get girl group TBD back on the map. ...


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5   4   3   2   1  
2018   2017   2016   2015  
Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 25 wins & 93 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Terrence Howard ...  Lucious Lyon 73 episodes, 2015-2018
Bryshere Y. Gray ...  Hakeem Lyon 73 episodes, 2015-2018
Jussie Smollett ...  Jamal Lyon 73 episodes, 2015-2018
Trai Byers ...  Andre Lyon 73 episodes, 2015-2018
Taraji P. Henson ...  Cookie Lyon 73 episodes, 2015-2018
Ta'Rhonda Jones ...  Porsha 70 episodes, 2015-2018
Gabourey Sidibe ...  Becky 69 episodes, 2015-2018
Serayah ...  Tiana Brown 67 episodes, 2015-2018
Grace Byers ...  Anika Calhoun 66 episodes, 2015-2018
Andre Royo ...  Thirsty Rawlings 49 episodes, 2015-2018
AzMarie Livingston ...  Chicken 43 episodes, 2015-2018
Kaitlin Doubleday ...  Rhonda Lyon 37 episodes, 2015-2018
Xzibit ...  Shyne Johnson 37 episodes, 2016-2018
Bre-Z ...  Freda Gatz / ... 30 episodes, 2015-2017
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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 »

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Drama | Music

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 January 2015 (USA) See more »

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Untitled Danny Strong/Lee Daniels Project See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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Taraji P. Henson, who portrays Cookie Lyon, the mother of Jamal (Jussie Smollett), is only 13 years older than he is. Trai Byers (Andre Lyon) and Jussie Smollett (Jamal Lyon) are the same age (born in 1983), although Andre is the older brother in the series. See more »


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Typical FOX series, time wasted.
19 April 2017 | by ogry-34695See all my reviews

Don't expect to learn any from the music world, this is only a stupid collection of unreal stereotypes.

Same about families. Real life are very different.

Awful, predictable, uninteresting...

Really annoying.


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