Empire FOX TV Show
Show Important Facts:
- Premise: Centers on Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard), CEO of Empire Entertainment, a hip hop music company, and his family drama surrounding control of the business
- Genre: Music drama
- Created By: Lee Daniels & Danny Strong
- Total Episodes: 6 seasons and 102 episodes
- Setting/Locations: Mainly New York City, showcasing lavish Empire headquarters and opulent wealth
- Music Focus: Each episode featured original music performed by cast, aimed at advancing plot and characters
- Awards: Nominated for multiple awards including Golden Globes for Best Drama. Won several NAACP awards.
- Controversies: Smollett’s 2019 hate attack accusations later ruled false by police, causing writing issues.
- Where to Watch: Streaming on Hulu. Purchase/rent on Youtube, Apple TV, Amazon Prime Video
Plot: 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.
Runtime: 42 min
Genre: Drama, Music
Awards: Nominated for 8 Primetime Emmys. 30 wins & 106 nominations total
Writer: Lee Daniels, Danny Strong
Actors: Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Jussie Smollett
Country: United States
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