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TV14 • Drama, Music • TV Series • 2015

From Academy Award nominee Lee Daniels (“Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” “Precious”) and Emmy Award winner Danny Strong (“Game Change,” “Lee Daniels’ The Bu...more

From Academy Award nominee Lee Daniels (“Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” “Precious”) and Emmy Award winner Danny Strong (“Game Change,” “Lee Daniels’ The Bu...more

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4 seasons available (66 episodes)

4 seasons available

(66 episodes)

Episode 1

Noble Memory

Lucious decides to make a public appearance in honor of Empire's 20th anniversary while Cookie struggles to reforge a connection with Lucious.
Episode 2

Full Circle

While Leah maintains her assertion that Lucious is a monster, he tries to figure out who he was as a person before the explosion happened.
Episode 3

Evil Manners

After being denied a line of credit, Cookie reflects on her time spent in prison and compares her former struggles and current life.
Episode 4

Bleeding War

Cookie announces that the top album for Empire's 20-for-20 is designed to be a competition between each label's particular top artists.
Episode 5

The Fool

When the secret about Lucious’ memory is exposed, Cookie attempts to convince the board that he is fine.
Episode 6

Fortune Be Not Crost

The Lyon family works together while Anika and Hakeem start fighting for custody over Bella.
Episode 7

The Lady Doth Protest

Production on Empire's 20-For-20 shuts down after Calvin and Portia demand to go on strike, which forces Cookie to search for a solution.
Episode 8

Cupid Painted Blind

Cookie and Lucious take personal measures while they observe the master plan orchestrated by Diana Dubois in action.
Episode 9

Slave to Memory

Cookie and Lucious work on an elaborate plan to permanently defeat Diana Dubois and her family.
Episode 10

Birds in the Cage

Nurse Claudia takes her position to another level when she decides to kidnap Lucious, which tests the skills Cookie learned in prison.
Episode 11

Without Apology

Eddie decides to start rebranding Empire before a lucrative tech deal goes through.
Episode 12

Sweet Sorrow

A Lyon health scare shakes up Empire; Andre and Jamal try to right their wrongs; Jamal makes a shocking revelation on live TV; Eddie's motives are questioned when numbers don't add up; Becky reveals the secret she's been keeping from J. Poppa.
Episode 13

Of Hardiness Is Mother

Although Lucious tries convincing Cookie to relax, she decides to personally deal with disconcerting news about an old friend.
Episode 14

False Face

Lucious and Thirsty try confronting Eddie with legal papers in the hopes of thwarting his takeover.
Episode 15

A Lean and Hungry Look

Eddie gets the board to support him to keep his place, but Lucious and Shine think they have a solution to get rid of him.
Episode 16

Fair Terms

Cookie finally visits her mother (guest star Alfre Woodard), and the two must confront their complicated past.
Episode 17

Bloody Noses and Crack'd Crowns

Cookie and Lucious try preventing Empire from getting out of the family's control while they prepare for a livestream concert.
Episode 18

The Empire Unpossess'd

As the Empire ownership bid presentation nears, Lucious must make a difficult decision to save the future of the company and his family

The Rise Back To The Top

The Empire Has Been Hacked Again!

Warning: Empire's Been Hacked!

Season 5 First Look

Happy Birthday Taraji P. Henson!

Happy Birthday Taraji!

Preview: A Family That Stays Together Reigns Together

Why Do We Love Empire? Empire Women

Cookie & Lucious Forever

In Production: Taraji P. Henson

In Production: Forrest Whitaker

In Production: Terrence Howard

Fashion: Cookie's Action Look

Preview: I Ain't Going Nowhere from "The Empire Unpossess'd"

Preview: You Can't Keep Cookie Down from "The Empire Unpossess'd"

Fashion: Cookie's Power Suit

Fashion: Cookie's Power Suit

Empire Fashion: Tiana's Flash Dance Look

Cookie’s Clapbacks: Those Lions Bite

Season 4 Catch Up: Karma's A Bitch

ICYMI: Lucious Shoots Shyne

Happy Pride!

Lucious Shoots Shine

The End of Boo Boo Kitty

Happy Father's Day From Lucious Lyon

Cookie Goes To Anika To Make A Deal

Jamal Finds Tory Unconscious

OMG Moment: Andre Is on a Mission

The Lyons Figure Out How To Take Down Eddie

Tiana Tells Hakeem She's Pregnant

Tory Rehearses "Never Been This Hard"

We're Not Going Nowhere

Season 4 Music Mashup

Finale Featurette: The Lyons Versus the World

Anika vs. The Lyons

Cookie & Lucious Concoct A Plan

OMG Moment: Eddie Is Blackmailing Lucious

Sneak Peek: You Will Not Be Prepared for This

Cookie & Lucious Square Off With Eddie & Anika from "Bloody Noses and Crack'd Crowns"

Hakeem & Blake Perform "How Ya Luv That" from "Bloody Noses and Crack'd Crowns"

Hakeem & Haven Perform "Big Shoes" (Remix) from "Bloody Noses and Crack'd Crowns"

Hakeem Chooses Haven Over Tiana from "Bloody Noses and Crack'd Crowns"

Jamal & Tory's Band Perform "More Than Emotions" from "Bloody Noses and Crack'd Crowns"

Jamal & Tory's Band Rehearses "Good Foot" from "Bloody Noses and Crack'd Crowns"

Cookie Lyon: Mother Of The Year

"Freedom" Musical Performance

Cookie & Lucious Arrive at the House Empire Event

Cookie Throws Shade at Nessa

Hakeem Arrives on a Movie Set for His Cameo & Meets Haven

Jamal & Tory's Band Release Their First Single


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