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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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S4.E9 Slave to Memory
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The Lyons come up with a plan to take down the Dubois family once and for all.


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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 23 wins & 83 nominations. See more awards »
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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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Welcome back to the Lyons den. (Season 2) See more »

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Drama | Music

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7 January 2015 (USA)  »

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The show portrays the events and story as taking place in New York, and uses establishing skyline shots of New York. However, the series is actually filmed in Chicago. See more »

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Referenced in Honest Trailers: The Emmys (2016) See more »

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Typical FOX series, time wasted.
19 April 2017 | by 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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