| Mar 20, 2015
| 4:30 AM
"Empire" just wrapped its first season Wednesday night with its best ratings so far.
Now comes the hard part for Fox: How to handle its hip-hop soap smash as it heads into Season 2?
"We're all very excited about it, but we had no idea it would do as...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 9:00 AM
Hulu might be thanking Cookie on this historic occasion.
Hot off Wednesday's two-hour season finale of Fox's "Empire," the streaming site announced it has secured exclusive subscription video on-demand rights to this season's breakout series.
| Mar 18, 2015
| 8:02 PM
“Empire” ended its first season Wednesday, and Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) emerged as the winner.
If you haven't watched, stop reading. On the roller-coaster two-hour episode, Cookie was out of the family hip-hop business, then she was in,...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 10:44 AM
"Community" (Yahoo Screen, Tuesdays). The philosophical farce that put the meta in metacomedy is back, but not on NBC, which has washed its corporate hands of the sort of cerebral yet not unfeeling sitcoms with which it once lined its Thursday nights....
| Mar 13, 2015
| 3:17 PM
That's the takeaway from the 2014-2015 network TV season. And as a result, primetime network television, the largest stage in American popular culture, is never going to be as white again.
From "Empire" on Fox to "How to Get Away with...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 9:49 AM
Fox's freshman hit "Empire" dominated Wednesday night TV ratings again, climbing in viewers for its ninth consecutive week.
The series, which premiered on Jan. 7, was No. 1 with 14.7-million viewers and a rating of 5.6 in the key 18-to-49-year-old...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 8:05 AM
There may be traces of William Shakespeare in the Fox drama "Empire," but there's no way the Bard could ever have imagined this big, bold hip-hop twist on "King Lear."
The TV blockbuster of 2015, "Empire" focuses on mercurial music mogul Lucious Lyon...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 10:32 AM
America loves Cookie Lyon — the female lead on Fox's breakout hit Empire — riotously played by Taraji P. Henson.
Cookie is a Philly-bred, around-the-way girl who drinks hard-core rappers under the table, and unapologetically tosses the...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 7:15 AM
Harlan County may be on its deathbed, but the writing staff over at “Justified” is giving the town one hell of a eulogy, managing to peek back on some of the lives we’ve stepped in and out of over the years, even in the midst of what&...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 4:00 AM
The 2014-15 TV season was already shaping up to be a watershed year for diversity on the major networks, thanks to the success of ABC's "black-ish" and "How to Get Away With Murder." The most-watched new comedy and new drama of the season, respectively,...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 11:03 AM
Fox's "Empire" is on a roll.
According to Nielsen, the drama earned a strong rating of 4.3 in the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic, while drawing 10.9 million viewers Wednesday night. The show, which premiered Jan. 7, was first in the key demo and...