Empire Spinoff Starring Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Not Moving Forward at Fox

RELATED STORIES Empire‘s Cookie has crumbled, unfortunately: A planned spinoff of the hit drama with Taraji P. Henson reprising her role as Cookie is not moving forward at Fox, according to our sister site Variety. News of the spinoff first surfaced in July, with Empire co-creator Danny Strong serving as co-showrunner on the potential series […]

Mandalorian season 2: Baby Yoda in danger as first-look reveals battle against the Empire

Star Wars fans were thrilled by the franchise’s first live-action series for Disney Plus. Originally released in October 2019 in the States, The Mandalorian went on to become an international hit when it was made available overseas at the start of 2020. Now a sneak peek at season two could spell trouble for Baby Yoda. […]

Empire Series Finale: EP Reveals What Was Supposed to (and Still Might?) Happen in the Original Ending

RELATED STORIES Empire wrapped its six-season run on Tuesday with a final episode that carried with it a giant asterisk. Although billed as a series finale, the episode was actually an amalgam of the Fox drama’s antepenultimate and penultimate hours. The admirably assembled makeshift closer replaces the original swan song, production of which was, as you know, […]

Empire Boss Hints at ‘Creative’ Plan B in Event Proper Finale Never Gets Shot

RELATED STORIES News that Empire co-creators Lee Daniels and Danny Strong hope to someday give fans a proper series finale was greeted with a healthy dose of skepticism last week. After all, Daniels made a similar assertion last summer in the wake of Star‘s abrupt cancellation, promising fans a “movie of the week to wrap things […]

Empire Kills Off [Spoiler] in Last Midseason Premiere Ever

The following recap contains spoilers from this week’s Empire — proceed at your own peril. White Tracy has a new alias: Dead as a Doornail Tracy. Lucious’ dumpster fire of a baby momma’s harebrained gambit to whack Cookie backfired big time in Empire‘s midseason premiere, the first of the Fox drama’s 10 final episodes. As […]

Quotes of the Week: The Morning Show, Empire, NCIS, Watchmen and More

Christmas hasn’t arrived just yet, but we’ve already received the gift that keeps on giving: television! Though many broadcast series are currently on hiatus until 2020, the past seven days of TV still served up enough zingers and one-liners to fill another Quotes of the Week gallery. (And if you missed the 2019 dialogue that […]

Empire Boss Eyeing Jussie Smollett for Possible Finale Comeback: ‘It Would Be Weird to End the Show Without Him’

RELATED STORIES Empire may be getting the band back together for one final encore. Showrunner Brett Mahoney tells TVLine that discussions are underway to possibly have embattled former cast member Jussie Smollett return as Jamal before the show wraps its six-season run this spring. “It would be weird in my mind to end this family show […]

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 […]