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Monday, May. 13, 2019
"Empire" will return for its final season this fall on Fox — with Jussie Smollett a question mark — and should count itself lucky.
Fox, the lowest-rated network among the big four broadcasters, is hitting the reset button for the 2019-20 season by canceling eight shows and adding 10 new...
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019
As authorities laid out their case against "Empire" actor Jussie Smullett, the narrative that emerged Thursday sounded like that of a filmmaker who wrote, cast, directed and starred in a short movie.
Prosecutors said Smollett gave detailed instructions to the accomplices who helped him...
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019
"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett turned himself in early Thursday to face accusations that he filed a false police report when he told authorities he was attacked in Chicago by two men who hurled racist and anti-gay slurs and looped a rope around his neck, police said.
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019
"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett was charged Wednesday with making a false police report when he said he was attacked in downtown Chicago by two men who hurled racist and anti-gay slurs and looped a rope around his neck, police said.
Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said prosecutors...
Tuesday, Sep. 26, 2017
Oscar-nominated director Lee Daniels says he's consumed by fear each time he films a new scene.
Even after Daniels found meteoric success through films such as "Monster's Ball," ''Precious" and "The Butler," along with his popular TV series "Empire," he still worries that his work won't...
Friday, Feb. 26, 2016
The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) Publicists announced and honored winners of its 53rd Annual ICG Publicists Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Friday (2/26) afternoon. Star Wars: The Force Awakens won the top honors for...
Friday, Feb. 5, 2016
We are in the midst of what’s generally regarded as a Golden Age of Television with content creation opportunities across multiple platforms attracting marquee talent, big ticket writers, directors and actors, including feature artisans who earlier in their careers would have resisted the small...
Wednesday, Sep. 30, 2015
“Empire” came back to the Fox lineup with a flourish, while NBC’s thriller “Blindspot” looks to be one of the season’s hottest new shows.
Meanwhile, reliable CBS continued atop the Nielsen company’s television rankings as a new broadcast season...
Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015
The Television Critics Association bestowed the top honor of the 31st annual TCA Awards upon Empire (Fox), naming it Program of the Year. Also scoring big during awards ceremony proceedings at the Beverly Hilton Hotel this evening was Inside Amy...
Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015
Lee Daniels, co-creator of Fox's mega-hit "Empire," is developing a new pilot for the network about three young women trying to make it in the music business.
News of this prospective music drama, "Star," was delivered by Fox bosses Dana Walden and...