Empire (2015)

A powerful family drama about the head of a music empire whose three sons and ex-wife all battle for his throne.

  • Lee Daniels
  • Danny Strong
Seasons: 1 2 3 4
themoviedb icon 6.4/10
  • Release Date: 2015-01-07
  • Country: US
  • Language: En
  • Runtime: 43

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Bloody Noses and Crack'd Crowns

Bloody Noses and Crack'd Crowns

Aired On 2018-05-16

Cookie and Lucious fight to keep Empire in the family, as they prepare a livestream concert to crowdfund the amount needed to trump Eddie's plans. Meanwhile, the success of Jamal's new anonymous group climbs, Hakeem brings Haven to the showcase to make Tiana jealous, and Andre is put to the test and must decide between the family or his career.

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The Empire Unpossess'd

The Empire Unpossess'd

Airs On 2018-05-23

As the Empire ownership bid presentation nears, Lucious must make a difficult decision to save the future of the company and his family, while Eddie shows no signs of backing down. However, Cookie reveals a potential upper hand in the power play for Empire, after doing a little digging into her past. Meanwhile, Andre makes a power play of his own, Hakeem's high spirits comes to a quick end due to a threat, Jamal and Tory struggle to cope with the success of their new music group, tension boils as the Lyons face Empire's most existential threat yet and someone's past mistakes leads to a deadly consequence. Season Finale.

Taraji P. Henson

Cookie Lyon

Bryshere Y. Gray

Hakeem Lyon

Jussie Smollett

Jamal Lyon

Trai Byers

Andre Lyon

Grace Gealey

Anika Gibbons


Tiana Brown

Morocco Omari

Tariq Cousins


Shyne Johnson

Ajiona Alexus

Teenage Loretha

Chris Rock

Frank Gathers


Officer Mcknight

Naomi Campbell

Camilla Marks

Jennifer Hudson

Michelle White

Marisa Tomei

Mimi Whiteman

Becky G

Valentina Galindo

Derek Luke

Malcolm Deveaux

Judd Nelson


Kaitlin Doubleday

Rhonda Lyon

Rumer Willis

Tory Ash

Andre Royo

Thurston 'Thirsy' Rawlings



Tasha Smith

Carol Hardaway

Queen Latifah

Carlotta Brown

Don Lemon


Tim Hopper

Dr. Steve Calhoun

Mike Moh

steve cho

Kelly Rowland

Leah Walker

Courtney Love

Elle Dallas

Malik Yoba

Vernon Turner

Eka Darville

Ryan Morgan

Rafael de la Fuente

Michael Sanchez