Empire (2015)

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Empire
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Premiere January 7, 2015
Airs Wednesdays at 8PM
Creator Lee Daniels &
Danny Strong
Network FOX
Style 60-minute music drama
Company Imagine Television,
Lee Daniels Entertainment,
Danny Strong Productions,
Little Chicken, Inc.,
20th Century Fox Television
Seasons 4
Episodes 48 (through season 3)
(List of episodes)
Status Currently airing season 4
Origin USA
Official Site FOX
Official Twitter @empirefox feed on Twitter
Official Facebook Empire on Facebook

Empire is a music drama that airs on FOX. It is partially based on William Shakespeare's King Lear and James Goldman's The Lion in Winter.

Empire centers around a hip hop music and entertainment company, Empire Enterprises, and the drama among the members of the founders' family as they fight for control of the company.

Contents

Cast

Actor Character Duration
Main Cast 1 2 3 4
Terrence Howard Lucious Lyon * * *
Bryshere Y. Gray Hakeem Lyon * * *
Jussie Smollett Jamal Lyon * * *
Trai Byers Andre Lyon * * *
Grace Gealey Anika Gibbons * * *
Malik Yoba Vernon Turner *
Kaitlin Doubleday Rhonda Lyon * *
Taraji P. Henson Cookie Lyon * * *
Ta'Rhonda Jones Porsha Taylor o * *
Gabourey Sidibe Becky Williams o * *
Serayah McNeill Tiana Brown o * *
Xzibit Shyne Johnson o *
Orange/Red/o indicates a recurring or guest role during that season.
Dark Green indicates top billing during that season.
Supporting/Recurring Cast 1 2 3 4
Rafael de La Fuente Michael Sanchez * *
Tyler Ravelson Tay-O * *
Tasha Smith Carol Hardaway * *
AzMarie Livingston Chicken * *
Mike Moh Steve Cho * *
Naomi Campbell Camilla Marks * *
Derek Luke Malcolm Deveaux *
Leah Jefferies Lola * *
Bre-Z Freda Gatz *
Kelly Rowland Leah Walker *
Andre Royo Thirsty Rawlings *

Seasons

Season Premiere Finale #
FOX
Season One January 7, 2015 March 18, 2015 12
Season Two September 23, 2015 May 18, 2016 18
Season Three September 21, 2016 May 24, 2017 18
Season Four September 27, 2017 18

In-Depth

  • At a Glance: Additional information about the series
  • Music: A listing of music used in the series
  • Characters: A listing of characters in the series


DVD Releases

Title Release Discs
Season Sets  (Region 1)
The Complete First Season September 15, 2015 purchase
Season Sets (Blu-ray)  (Region A)
The Complete First Season September 15, 2015 purchase

External Links