Empire (2015)

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Empire
Empire2015TitleCard.jpg
Premiere January 7, 2015
Finale
Airs Wednesdays at 9PM
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 3
Episodes 30 (through season 2)
(List of episodes)
Status Currently airing season 3
Renewed through season 4 (2017)
Origin USA
Official Site FOX
Official Twitter @empirefox feed on Twitter
Official Facebook Empire on Facebook
Next Episode
Wed, Mar 29

Play On
Wed, Apr 5
Strange Bedfellows

Last Episode
Wed, Dec 14, 2016

A Furnace For Your Foe


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

[edit] Cast

Actor Character Duration
Main Cast 1 2 3
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
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 *

[edit] 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
Season Four 2017

[edit] 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


[edit] 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

[edit] External Links