Critic Consensus: A power shift and an ape suit help "The Devils Are Here" meet the high expectations of an Empire season premiere.
as Lucious Lyon
as Cookie Lyon
as Vernon Turner
as Jamal Lyon
as Hakeem Lyon
as Andre Lyon
as Anika Calhoun
as Rhonda Lyon
as Michael Sanchez
as Mimi Whiteman
as Frank Gathers
as Leah Walker
as Roxanne Ford
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Critic reviews for The Devils Are Here
Packing enough twists and reversals into a single episode that more timid shows might take half a year to accomplish, Empire is dizzying, dazzling and lovably deranged...
There's one thing I can't deny about Empire: this show is simply a delight to watch.
Overall, the first episode met my high expectations, and more than likely will meet the fans' ones as well.
It says something about the power of this show that it can spend its opening 15 minutes focused on a topic that news programs of the same network can't seem to address.
Ask Cookie, though, and she'll only insist that she's doing this for the good of the children. What a coincidence! That's our motive for watching this show, too.
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