RENEWED – Empire – Season 3
FOX have renewed their hit series Empire for a third season.
The series is FOX’s top program, averaging 12.28 million viewers at the midway point during the second season.
The series is on a mid-season break the moment and will return for the remaining nine episodes on March 30.
Star of the series Taraji P. Henson was awarded a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Drama.
Empire revolves around Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard), the CEO of a successful hip hop music company, and his family. Lucious has three ambitious sons — business-minded Andre (Trai Byers), gay musician Jamal (Jussie Smollett), and fame-obsessed musician Hakeem (Bryshere Y. Gray) — as well as an ex-wife named Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) who served time in prison for her husband. In one way or another, they all want to control the family empire. The rest of the cast includes Grace Gealey, Kaitlin Doubleday, Ta’Rhonda Jones, Serayah McNeill, and Gabourey Sidibe.