Fox’s musical drama Empire, debuted on Fox in early 2015. The series combines the talents of Academy Award nominated actor Terrence Howard, Academy Award-winning producer Brian Grazer and Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Lee Daniels. Empire follows ‘Lucious Lyon’ (Howard) as he tries to determine which of his sons will be the heir to the hip-hop music and entertainment company he created, Empire Enterprises.
Since the show’s debut, it has received positive reviews from critics and viewers and has already been renewed for a second season. Empire had Fox’s highest-rated debut in three years and boasted a continuous viewership increase throughout the first season.