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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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  • Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 25 wins & 92 nominations.
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  Lucious Lyon (66 episodes, 2015-2018)
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  Hakeem Lyon (66 episodes, 2015-2018)
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  Jamal Lyon (66 episodes, 2015-2018)
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  Andre Lyon (66 episodes, 2015-2018)
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  Anika Calhoun (66 episodes, 2015-2018)
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  Cookie Lyon (66 episodes, 2015-2018)
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  Porsha (63 episodes, 2015-2018)
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  Becky (62 episodes, 2015-2018)
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  Tiana Brown (60 episodes, 2015-2018)
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  Thirsty Rawlings (42 episodes, 2015-2018)
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  Chicken (39 episodes, 2015-2018)
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  Rhonda Lyon (37 episodes, 2015-2018)
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  Shyne Johnson (37 episodes, 2016-2018)
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  Freda Gatz / ... (30 episodes, 2015-2017)
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  Employee / ... (24 episodes, 2015-2018)
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  Angelo Dubois / ... (23 episodes, 2016-2017)
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  Tory Ash (22 episodes, 2017-2018)
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  Tariq (22 episodes, 2016-2017)
Claudette Burchett ...
  Juanita / ... (21 episodes, 2015-2018)
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  Engineer / ... (20 episodes, 2016-2018)
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  Warren Hall (19 episodes, 2017-2018)
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  Leah Walker (18 episodes, 2016-2017)
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  Nessa / ... (18 episodes, 2016-2018)
Alex Zelenka ...
  A / ... (18 episodes, 2015-2018)
Kevin Wigfall ...
  Webb / ... (16 episodes, 2015-2018)
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  Laura Calleros (15 episodes, 2015-2016)
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  Carol Hardaway / ... (15 episodes, 2015-2018)
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  Diana DuBois (14 episodes, 2016-2017)
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  Vernon Turner (13 episodes, 2015)
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  Edna / ... (12 episodes, 2015-2018)
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  Leonard Bernstein (12 episodes, 2015-2018)
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  Michael Sanchez (11 episodes, 2015-2016)
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  D-Major / ... (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
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  Empire Artist / ... (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
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  Eddie Barker (10 episodes, 2017-2018)
Marcell Johnson ...
  Marcel (10 episodes, 2016-2018)
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  Shine's Posse / ... (10 episodes, 2016-2018)
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  Candace (9 episodes, 2015-2018)
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  Teenage Loretha (9 episodes, 2016-2017)
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  Steve Cho (9 episodes, 2015-2017)
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  Phillip (9 episodes, 2016-2017)
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  Camilla Marks (9 episodes, 2015-2016)
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  Giuliana / ... (8 episodes, 2017)
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  Teenage Lucious (8 episodes, 2016-2017)
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  Tay-O (8 episodes, 2015-2016)
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  VIP Cocktail Waitress / ... (8 episodes, 2015-2017)
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  Claudia / ... (7 episodes, 2017-2018)
Antoine McKay ...
  Bunkie Williams / ... (8 episodes, 2015-2017)
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  Chyna (7 episodes, 2017-2018)
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  Poundcake (7 episodes, 2017-2018)

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Plot Summary

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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Taglines Music. Family. Power. The battle begins. (Season 1) See more »
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Also Known As
  • Untitled Danny Strong/Lee Daniels Project (United States)
  • Империя (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
  • Empire: Fama e Poder (Brazil)
  • Imperija (Lithuania)
  • Imperija (Serbia)
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Runtime
  • 42 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Taraji P. Henson said that she would only do the show under the condition that Terrence Howard played the lead male role. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Matthew Perry/Taraji P. Henson/Anders Holm (2015). See more »
Soundtracks No Apologies See more »

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