Saturday, January 17, 2015
Empire Has Been Renewed for a Second Season!
According to E!, Fox network has renewed its new hit series Empire for a second season, making the news official at the 2015 Winter TCA Press Tour on Saturday. The Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson hip-hop family drama, created by Oscar-nominated director Lee Daniels, has proven to be a huge success for Fox: it was their highest-rated debut in three years and one of the most-watched debuts of the season. And Empire did the impossible this week in its second episode: its ratings actually went up! The episode attracted 10.3 million viewers and a strong 4.0 demo rating, up from the premiere's impressive 9.9 million viewers and 3.8 rating.