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Empire 

TV-14 | | Drama, Music | TV Series (2015– )
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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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Season 4 Premiere


Wednesday, September 27

Lucious makes his first public appearance after the explosion in Las Vegas; the Lyon family members each have their own interests in Lucious regaining his faculties.


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S3.E18 Toil and Trouble, Part 2
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As Lucious gets ready to launch EMPIRE Las Vegas with Giuliana at his side, Cookie pulls together her own team of allies to wreak havoc on the opening. The final five minutes will leave...


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S3.E17 Toil and Trouble, Part 1
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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Lucious Lyon (49 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Hakeem Lyon (49 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Jamal Lyon (49 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Andre Lyon (49 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Anika Calhoun (49 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Cookie Lyon (49 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Porsha (46 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Becky (45 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Tiana Brown (43 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Rhonda Lyon (36 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Chicken (32 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Freda Gatz / ... (31 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Employee / ... (28 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Thirsty Rawlings (24 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Tariq (22 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Shyne Johnson / ... (20 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Office Employee / ... (20 episodes, 2016-2017)
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Storyline

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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Their reign. Their rules. (Season 3) See more »

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Drama | Music

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7 January 2015 (USA)  »

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Untitled Danny Strong/Lee Daniels Project  »

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The show is based on The Lion in Winter (1968). See more »

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Referenced in The Carmichael Show: Kale (2015) See more »

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Live in the Moment
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Performed by Jussie Smollett and Bryshere Y. Gray
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Typical FOX series, time wasted.
19 April 2017 | by (Madrid) – See all my reviews

Don't expect to learn any from the music world, this is only a stupid collection of unreal stereotypes.

Same about families. Real life are very different.

Awful, predictable, uninteresting...

Really annoying.


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