Empire's Sort-Of Series Finale Ends on a Happy Note for the Lyons

A breakup, two deaths, and some serious celebrations helped Fox's Empire say goodbye to the Lyon family, for now.

April 22, 2020

Empire Series Finale Coming Early After Coronavirus Production Shutdown

Fox's Empire season six will end with episode 18 instead of episode 20.

April 1, 2020

Where Jussie Smollett's Case Stands 1 Year After His Alleged Attack

It's been a year since Empire star Jussie Smollett alleged he'd was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack, a claim that turned his life upside down.

January 29, 2020


The Final Season: Gabourey Sidibe Reveals Why She Burst Into Tears Directing Empire

Exclusive! After six seasons acting on the show, Gabby Sidibe steps behind the camera for Empire's final season

November 5, 2019

What Will Happen to Jussie Smollett's Jamal on Empire?

There are still no plans for the actor to return to the series

August 7, 2019

Fox's Empire Ending With Season 6 Full of "Shocking Surprises"

Will Jussie Smollett return for the final season?

May 13, 2019

Will Jussie Smollett Ever Return to Empire?

Fox and producers are keen on staying vague regarding the actor's future.

May 9, 2019

Empire Renewed For Season 6 With No Current Plans for Jussie Smollett to Return

Fox issued a statement after the renewal news about the controversial actor's future with the show

April 30, 2019

Jussie Smollett Takes Part in TV's First Gay, Black Wedding in His Last Empire Episode of the Season

Smollett's character Jamal wed Kai, played by Toby Onwumere, in the April 24 episode of the Fox drama

April 25, 2019

Empire Cast Pens Letter "As a United Front" Demanding Jussie Smollett Return to Show After Scandal

"Now, more than ever, we must stand together as a family," some cast members wrote

April 24, 2019

Taraji P. Henson Opens Up About Her Struggles With Anxiety and Depression

Empire star gets candid about mental health in a new interview

April 2, 2019


Jussie Smollett's Criminal Charges Dropped in Attack Case

Details on the court update in the Empire star's legal proceedings

March 26, 2019

Empire Creator Lee Daniels Addresses "Pain and Anger" Amid Jussie Smollett Scandal

He called the past few weeks a "freaking roller coaster"

March 21, 2019

Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty in Alleged Falsified Case

The "Empire" actor files his plea in Cook County court denying the 16 counts of disorderly conduct for allegedly filing a false police report. Get the scoop.

March 14, 2019

Empire Boss Addresses Jussie Smollett's Future With the Show

Brett Mahoney revealed what's at play behind the scenes of the Fox show

March 13, 2019

Terrence Howard Defends Jussie Smollett After Empire Co-Star's Arrest

"His innocence or judgement is not for any of us to decide," he wrote on Instagram

February 24, 2019


Jussie Smollett Cut From Final 2 Empire Episodes of the Season

Executive producers released a statement regarding the actor's role on the show

February 22, 2019

Rumer Willis Reached Out to "Empire" Costar Jussie Smollett

The "Masked Singer" contestant wishes there were less hints on the competition show and gives her take on Jussie's alleged hate crime arrest!

February 22, 2019


Jussie Smollett Returns to Empire Set 2 Hours After Leaving Jail

Cameras spotted the actor exiting court after his bond hearing on Thursday

February 21, 2019

Jussie Smollett Arrested for Allegedly Filing False Police Report

The Empire actor was charged with disorderly conduct for allegedly filing a false police report on Wednesday

February 21, 2019

Jussie Smollett Tears Up as He Shares Horrifying Details of His Attack

Empire star opens up to Robin Roberts in a new interview

February 14, 2019

Jussie Smollett Among 2019 NAACP Image Awards Nominees

Ceremony is set to take place on March 30

February 13, 2019

Empire Is Increasing Security After Jussie Smollett Attack Left EP Danny Strong "Sucker Punched"

Strong explains what happened in the aftermath of Smollett being attacked on the streets of Chicago

February 8, 2019