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Empire (2015 - )

Empire (2015 - )

AVERAGE TOMATOMETER

86%
84%

AVERAGE AUDIENCE SCORE

79%

Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.

Series Info

A music mogul plans for the future of his empire as his three sons and his ex-wife battle each other to become the next heir apparent to the hip-hop throne.

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Seasons

No Tomatometer score yet...
Season premieres on Sep 27, 2017
87%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.

2016, FOX, 18 episodes

88%
Critics Consensus: With masterfully melodramatic writing and gloriously glam performances, Empire is not backing down on the soapy spectacle in its second season.

2015, FOX, 18 episodes

83%
Critics Consensus: Though heavy on melodrama, Empire elevates the nighttime soap with its top-notch cast, musical entertainment, and engrossing plots.

2015, FOX, 12 episodes

Cast

Terrence Howard
as Lucious Lyon
Taraji P. Henson
as Cookie Lyon
Malik Yoba
as Vernon Turner
Jussie Smollett
as Jamal Lyon
Bryshere Gray
as Hakeem Lyon
Bryshere Y. Gray
as Hakeem Lyon
Trai Byers
as Andre Lyon
Macy Gray
as Tasha
Grace Gealey
as Anika Calhoun, Anika Gibbons
Kaitlin Doubleday
as Rhonda Lyon
Rafael De La Fuente
as MIchael Sanchez
Serayah
as Tiana
Bre-Z Murray
as Freda Gatz
Xzibit
as Shine Johnson
Morocco Omari
as Tariq Cousins
Andre Royo
as Thirsty Rawlings
Taye Diggs
as Angelo DuBois
Leslie Uggams
as Leah Walker
AzMarie
as Chicken
Kelly Rowland
as Leah Walker
Ajiona Alexus
as Teenage Loretha
Nia Long
as Giuliana
Marisa Tomei
as Mimi Whiteman
Rumer Willis
as Tory Ash
Jeremy Carver
as Teenage Lucious
Adam Rodriguez
as Laz Delgado
Tasha Smith
as Carol Hardaway
Derek Luke
as Malcom
Jessica Klaas
as Lucious's Assistant
Phylicia Rashad
as Diana DuBois
Tyra Ferrell
as Roxanne Ford
Eva Longoria
as Charlotte Frost
Patrick Mulvey
as Jago Locke
Alicia Keys
as Sky Summers
Mo McRae
as J Poppa
Becky G
as Valentina
Mike Moh
as Steve Cho
Birgundi Baker
as Teen Carol
Lawnyae Marie
as Teen Candace
Annie Ilonzeh
as Harper Scott
Judd Nelson
as Billy Beretti
Samuel Hunt
as Xavier Rosen
Courtney Love
as Elle Dallas
Jennifer Hudson
as Michelle White
Estelle
as Delphine
Dan Flannery
as Tony "Tricky" Trichter
Alexander Gemignani
as Gino Marcone
Matthew Yee
as Agent Hughes
Angela Yee
as Herself
Reggie Baker
as Ralph Anderson
Will Kinnear
as Leonard Bernstein
Chris Rock
as Frank Gathers
Chris "Ludacris" Bridges
as Officer Mcknight
Ne-Yo
as Himself
Nealla Gordon
as Agent Harlow Carter
Rosie O'Donnell
as Pepper O'Leary
Don Lemon
as Himself
Charles Malik Whitfield
as Reverend L.C. Price
Lee Daniels
as Himself
Yani Marin
as Carmen
Al Sharpton
as Himself
Lihtz Kamraz
as Homeboy
Pitbull
as Himself
Swiss Beatz
as Himself
Jane Hannemann
as Carmel Dielman
Baby
as Himself
Victor Almanzar
as Big Heavy
Shannon Brown
as Little Dwight Walker
Petey Pablo
as Himself
Ben Marten
as Max Perkins
Sari Sanchez
as Raquel Alvarez
Geno Walker
as Gus Rodriguez
Shanesia Davis-Williams
as Melissa Calhoun
Tim Hopper
as Dr. Calhoun
Gina Gershon
as Helen Von Wyeth
Snoop Dogg
as Himself
Jacqueline Williams
as Warden Athena Myers
Da Brat
as Jezzy
Catya "Cat" Washington
as Stacee Run-Run
Biz Markie
as Himself
Justin Morgan
as Hot Delivery Man
Ray Austin
as John Halloway
Cardeion Banks
as Young Tariq
Ivan Ellis
as ROYALE-T
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