Brittas Empire reboot: Will there be another series of The Brittas Empire?

BBC sitcom The Brittas Empire may have been off-screen for over two decades, however, it was a huge hit during its run and is now firmly a classic British comedy. The Brittas Empire ran for seven series from 1991 to 1997. The sitcom was written by Andrew Norriss and Richard Fegen and followed the antics […]

May Sweeps In Memoriam: 30+ Deaths From Charmed, Empire, Supergirl and More — Which Loss Hit You Hardest?

The Grim Reaper certainly worked overtime during the month of May. Throughout this year’s May Sweeps period (which concluded on Wednesday), more than 30 small-screen characters met their demise — some of them rather grisly, in fact. (The bright side? This year’s tally of 33 deaths is considerably lower than the 44 that last year’s […]

Ratings: Empire Rebounds From Lows, Whiskey Cavalier Ticks Up

Fox’s Empire this Wednesday drew 4.1 million total viewers and a 1.2 demo rating, ticking up from last week’s series lows to end a slide that spanned four episodes. RELATED STORIES Leading out of that, Star (3.5 mil/1.0) also rose, improving on last week’s demo low. Elsewhere…. CBS | Survivor (7.3 mil/1.5) dipped a tenth […]

Empire Star Terrence Howard Defends Jussie Smollett: 'His Innocence or Judgment Is Not for Us to Decide'

Empire star Terrence Howard has broken his silence just days after TV son Jussie Smollett was arrested for allegedly staging last month’s hate-crime attack against himself. Howard initially posted a video to Instagram on Saturday night featuring Smollett with a baby. The post was captioned, “All your lil homies got you… We love the hell outta you […]

Jussie Smollett Still Has Fox's Support, Amid Reports of Cut Empire Scenes

The producers of Empire are speaking out again in the wake of reports that it is cutting back on Jussie Smollett‘s Season 5 shooting schedule as the investigation into an alleged attack of the actor — including the possibility that it may have been staged by Smollett himself — continues to unfold. In a statement […]

Building a Chinese-Food Empire

Andrew Cherng started working in the United States at 18, while he pursued an undergraduate degree in mathematics at Baker University, in Kansas. Starting in 1967, he began spending his summers in New York City, working in a restaurant where his father had connections. It was his first real job. The work was fast-paced, his […]

Cool Stuff: ‘Empire Strikes Back’ Crew Jacket Will Keep You Warm, Doesn’t Smell Bad on the Outside

Among hardcore Star Wars fans, there is one coveted item from the production of the original trilogy that is a rare artifact. No, we’re not talking about any props from the set, even though those are highly sought after items. Instead, we’re talking about a winter jacket given to crew members who worked on the […]

Empire Fall Finale Sneak Peek: Will Jamal and Kai Split Over [Spoiler]?

Kai’s pesky journalistic ethics is putting a crimp in his personal life. As revealed in Wednesday’s Empire fall finale (8/7c, Fox), Jamal’s fiancé — in the course of investigating Empire’s dirty dealings for a big expose — uncovers an avalanche of dirt on Lucious. The discovery, naturally, puts the soon-to-be-wedded duo at a bit of a […]

Superhero Bits: Is the 1966 Batmobile in ‘Joker,’ Eminem Performs ‘Venom’ on the Empire State Building & More

What’s the dumbest Venom storyline of all time? What is DC’s Legends of Tomorrow doing instead of the Arrowverse crossover this year? Did you know Deadpool 2 star Zazie Beetz auditioned for another key Marvel role? Is the 1966 Batmobile appearing in an upcoming DC Comics movie? Who might know Peter Parker‘s secret in Spider-Man: […]