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TV14DramaMusic • Musicals • Black StoriesTV Series2015

From Academy Award nominee Lee Daniels (“Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” “Precious”) and Em...more

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Episode 1

What Is Love

Lucious, who is now a wanted fugitive, is on the run; Cookie focuses on her brand outside of Empire.
Episode 2

Got on My Knees to Pray

Cookie confronts Damon about why he lied to her; Andre is forced to deal with a family complication.
Episode 3

You Broke Love

Lucious' plan to escape from the Feds finally comes to a head; Cookie is in a dangerous situation.
Episode 4

Tell the Truth

A happy family occasion brings the Lyons back together but no one is able to agree on anything.
Episode 5

Stronger Than My Rival

Andre and Lucious compete to figure out the direction Empire should be heading in.
Episode 6

Heart of Stone

Candace and Carol take Cookie on a girls' trip to Miami; Lucious deals with self-reflection.
Episode 7

Good Enough

Cookie realizes that music is her real first love and makes moves to get back into the music world.
Episode 8

Do You Remember Me

Cookie discovers an artist with raw talent whom Lucious dismissed years ago.
Episode 9

Remember the Music

Hakeem raises concerns over Lucious' changes to the Empire movie script.
Episode 10

Cold Cold Man

Cookie becomes frustrated with Lucious, who is struggling to accept their relationship is over.
Episode 11

Can't Truss 'Em

Andre makes an important decision about his health, family and career; Devon confronts Tiana.
Episode 12

Talk Less

Lucious looks for a record deal for Yana but gets surprising feedback from the label executives.
Episode 13

Come Undone

Cookie continues to keep her secret from her sisters, but Lucious feels she needs to come clean.
Episode 14

I Am Who I Am

While on a road trip, Cookie, Candace and Carol take a painful trip down memory lane.
Episode 15

Love Me Still

As their wedding day arrives, Teri's fears concerning Andre's temper continue to surface.
Episode 16

We Got Us

After witnessing Andre's breakdown, Cookie and Lucious have him committed to a treatment facility.
Episode 17

Over Everything

Lucious continues to run Empire and discovers some of Andre's missteps by way of Kelly Patel.
Episode 18

Home Is on the Way

Cookie reflects on her life and who she has become; Lucious prepares for the battle of his life.

100 Empire Episodes In 100 Seconds

Cookie Makes a Toast

Damon Gives Giselle More Money to Wash

Terry Witnesses Andre Hallucinating

Andre Tells Treasure She's Going to Lip Sync

Lucious Is Worried About Andre

Fempire: Dope, Powerful Women

Becky Has Eyes For Giselle's Brother from "Can't Truss 'Em"

Giselle & Becky Want To Sign Yana from "Can't Truss 'Em"

Hakeem Samples His Track For The Trailer Launch from "Can't Truss 'Em"

Lala Is Upset With Becky & The Label from "Can't Truss 'Em"

Lucious & Damon Meet At Gunpoint

Teri Is Fed Up With The Dysfunctional Lyon Family from "Can't Truss 'Em"

White Tracy Has Lucious & Cookie At Gunpoint from "Can't Truss 'Em"

#TBT Anika Vs. Cookie

#TBT Taraji's Favorite Scene

Ta'Rhonda's Three Favorite Porsha Scenes

Cookie Screams At Lucious Over The Divorce

Cookie, Giselle, & Becky Talk Marketing For Lala

Devon Doesn't Go For Tiana's Proposal

OMG Moment: A Three-Way Standoff

The Final Straw

OMG Moment: Divorce Papers

Giselle & Becky Are Thrilled With Lala

Lucious & Cookie Discuss The Script from "Remember the Music"

Lucious Thinks Andre Is Undermining Him from "Remember the Music"

Lucious Wants To Spend Time With Yana

The Lyons Argue Over The Empire Movie Script from "Remember the Music"

Sneak Peek: The End Of Cookie & Lucious

Teri Doesn't Want Andre To Make His Father's Mistakes from "Remember the Music"

Cookie Confronts Melody In The Studio from "Do You Remember Me"

Andre Takes Control Of The Meeting from "Good Enough"

Cookie Gives Andre Advice On How To Deal With Lucious from "Good Enough"

Hakeem Lays Down A Track In The Studio from "Good Enough"

Hakeem Wants Andre To Send Devon On Tour from "Good Enough"

Prince Does Not Want To Go With Hakeem from "Good Enough"

17 Hard Years

Cookie & Her Sister Go On A Girl's Trip from "Heart of Stone"

Cookie Has Had Enough from "Heart of Stone"

Cookie Thinks She's Done With Therapy from "Heart of Stone"

Teri Encourages Andre To Make Changes To Empire from "Heart of Stone"

The Men Of Tuesday Night

A Controversial Video Of Devon Goes Viral from "Stronger Than My Rival"

Cookie Has Some Girl Talk About Lucious from "Stronger Than My Rival"

Lucious Comes Up With A Father-Son Challenge from "Got on My Knees to Pray"

Lucious Wants To Move Back In To His Room Without Cookie from "Stronger Than My Rival"

Andre Confronts Becky & Giselle About Tiana

Cookie & Lucious Check On Andre's Baby

Cookie Does Not Want To Be In Therapy

Lucious Is Furious About The Empire Movie

Backy & Donna Argue Over Money

Damon Threatens Cookie

Jeff Kingsley Tries To Convince Andre To Keep Empire

OMG Moment: Cookie Still Saves The Day

Andre Tries To Harm Himself from "Got on My Knees to Pray"

Becky & Traci Argue Over Lala's Singing from "Got on My Knees to Pray"

Cookie Confronts Damon For Betraying Her from "Got on My Knees to Pray"

Lucious Places A Tracker On Yana from "Got on My Knees to Pray"

OMG Moment: The Luck Has Turned

Sneak Peek: Who's Behind The Gun?

Tiana & Devon Discuss Why They Stopped Talking from "Got on My Knees to Pray"

Sneak Peek: Got On My Knees To Pray

Lucious Talks To Andre About Defending Empire from "What Is Love"

The Final Season Of Empire Is...

What Women Want

Kingsley Ain't No Lyon

Preview: Someone Is Coming Back To Collect

"Why Not" (Showcase Extended Music Video)

Our Family Needs Us

Warning: Empire's Been Hacked!

About this Show


From Academy Award nominee Lee Daniels (“Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” “Precious”) and Emmy Award winner Danny Strong (“Game Change,” “Lee Daniels’ The Butler”), comes EMPIRE, a sexy and powerful new drama about the head of a music empire whose three sons and wife all battle for his throne. Set to an original soundtrack written and produced by hip-hop hitmaker Timbaland, the family drama stars Academy Award nominee Terrence Howard (“Crash,” “Hustle & Flow”) and Academy Award and Emmy Award nominee Taraji P. Henson (“Person of Interest,” “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”).

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