Season Regulars 9

  1. Terrence Howard

    Terrence Howard
    Lucious Lyon

  2. Taraji P. Henson

    Taraji P. Henson
    Cookie Lyon

  3. Bryshere Y. Gray

    Bryshere Y. Gray
    Hakeem Lyon

  4. Jussie Smollett

    Jussie Smollett
    Jamal Lyon

  5. Trai Byers

    Trai Byers
    Andre Lyon

  6. Malik Yoba

    Malik Yoba
    Vernon Turner

  7. Kaitlin Doubleday

    Kaitlin Doubleday
    Rhonda Lyon

  8. Grace Gealey

    Grace Gealey
    Anika Gibbons

  9. Andre Royo

    Andre Royo
    Thirsty Rawlings

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Crew 1

Crew

  1. Devin Roth
    Score Engineer

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Episodes 12

1

Pilot

January 7, 2015
3.3

Lucious Lyon is the head of a music empire whose reign has been unchallenged for years. But all that changes when he learns he has a disease and must choose one of his three sons to take over: Andre, Jamal or Hakeem. Complicating matters is their mother and Lucious’ ex-wife, Cookie, who emerges from prison to claim her share.

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Guest Stars 4 Full Cast & Crew

  1. Antoine McKay

    Antoine McKay
    Bunkie Campbell

  2. Tasha Smith

    Tasha Smith
    Carol Hardaway

  3. Gabourey Sidibe
  4. Rafael de la Fuente

    Rafael de la Fuente
    Michael Sanchez

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January 14, 2015
5.0

Lucious has to defend Empire's IPO launch after one of his artists is involved in a shooting; Cookie hears about Lucious' plans for a huge performance for Hakeem, but not Jamal; Bunkie's murder is investigated.

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Guest Stars 8 Full Cast & Crew

  1. Mike Moh

    Mike Moh
    steve cho

  2. Gabourey Sidibe
  3. Serayah

    Serayah
    Tiana Brown

  4. AzMarie Livingston
  5. Ta'Rhonda Jones
  6. Damon Gupton

    Damon Gupton
    Detective Calvin Walker

  7. Nealla Gordon

    Nealla Gordon
    Harlow Carter

  8. Rafael de la Fuente

    Rafael de la Fuente
    Michael Sanchez

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January 21, 2015
5.0

The Lyons head to Philadelphia and get a taste of what their life could have been if Lucious hadn't made it big. Lucious promotes Hakeem's new relationship with hip-hop star Tianna, but tensions rise when another woman tries to catch Hakeem's eye.

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Guest Stars 9 Full Cast & Crew

  1. Tasha Smith

    Tasha Smith
    Carol Hardaway

  2. Gabourey Sidibe
  3. Serayah

    Serayah
    Tiana Brown

  4. AzMarie Livingston
  5. Ta'Rhonda Jones
  6. Damon Gupton

    Damon Gupton
    Detective Calvin Walker

  7. Nealla Gordon

    Nealla Gordon
    Harlow Carter

  8. Rafael de la Fuente

    Rafael de la Fuente
    Michael Sanchez

  9. Naomi Campbell

    Naomi Campbell
    Camilla Marks

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January 28, 2015
0.0

Lucious attempts to steal a super-hot, chart-topping artist from his rival at Safe House Records. Meanwhile, Jamal struggles to compose original music and Cookie tries to forge a relationship with her estranged son, Hakeem.

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Guest Stars 8 Full Cast & Crew

  1. Dennis Grimes
    Marvin Menchel

  2. Gabourey Sidibe
  3. Serayah

    Serayah
    Tiana Brown

  4. Judd Nelson

    Judd Nelson
    Baretti

  5. Ta'Rhonda Jones
  6. Damon Gupton

    Damon Gupton
    Detective Calvin Walker

  7. Rafael de la Fuente

    Rafael de la Fuente
    Michael Sanchez

  8. Naomi Campbell

    Naomi Campbell
    Camilla Marks

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February 4, 2015
0.0

Cookie receives an anonymous gift from an admirer that she believes might be a veiled threat from a person from her prison past. Meanwhile, Lucious takes charge of Hakeem's first video shoot.

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Guest Stars 8 Full Cast & Crew

  1. Elizabeth Whitson

    Elizabeth Whitson
    India Spring

  2. DeRay Davis

    DeRay Davis
    Rose Thug

  3. Tim Hopper

    Tim Hopper
    Dr. Steve Calhoun

  4. Tasha Smith

    Tasha Smith
    Carol Hardaway

  5. Serayah

    Serayah
    Tiana Brown

  6. AzMarie Livingston
  7. Ta'Rhonda Jones
  8. Nealla Gordon

    Nealla Gordon
    Harlow Carter

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February 11, 2015
0.0

Vernon is caught in the middle of a very sticky situation. Meanwhile, Jamal is rising to stardom, but his newfound drive and ambition might stir up trouble in his relationships. To make matters worse, a mystery woman (guest star Raven Symone) from the family's past shows up with a huge surprise.

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Guest Stars 13 Full Cast & Crew

  1. Pierre Antoine
    Antoine Dixon

  2. Jim Saltouros
    Lamont Harris

  3. Jeffrey T. Rogers
    Detective Frost

  4. Dan Waller
    Drew Riley

  5. John Hoogenakker

    John Hoogenakker
    Dr. Lester Mason

  6. Leah Jeffries
  7. Sway Calloway
    Himself

  8. Raven-Symoné
  9. Derek Luke

    Derek Luke
    Malcolm Deveaux

  10. Courtney Love

    Courtney Love
    Elle Dallas

  11. Ta'Rhonda Jones
  12. Damon Gupton

    Damon Gupton
    Detective Calvin Walker

  13. Rafael de la Fuente

    Rafael de la Fuente
    Michael Sanchez

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February 18, 2015
0.0

Tension mounts between Hakeem and Jamal, as Lucious attempts to brand Empire Entertainment as a tight-knit, “family-run” company. Meanwhile, Cookie and Anika don’t hold anything back when it comes to taking over the company.

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Crew 0

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Guest Stars 11 Full Cast & Crew

  1. David Darlow

    David Darlow
    Terry Schiller

  2. Dennis Grimes
    Marvin Menchel

  3. Leah Jeffries
  4. Gabourey Sidibe
  5. Derek Luke

    Derek Luke
    Malcolm Deveaux

  6. Courtney Love

    Courtney Love
    Elle Dallas

  7. AzMarie Livingston
  8. Ta'Rhonda Jones
  9. Rafael de la Fuente

    Rafael de la Fuente
    Michael Sanchez

  10. Naomi Campbell

    Naomi Campbell
    Camilla Marks

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February 25, 2015
0.0

It’s time for the Lyon family to come together and record a legacy album with Lucious, Hakeem and Jamal. Cookie and Camilla finally come face-to-face, Andre struggles with some inner demons and Jamal steps into the spotlight with news that surprises everyone.

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Guest Stars 9 Full Cast & Crew

  1. Eka Darville

    Eka Darville
    Ryan Morgan

  2. Naomi Campbell

    Naomi Campbell
    Camilla Marks

  3. Leah Jeffries
  4. M. Emmet Walsh

    M. Emmet Walsh
    Harold Blakeley

  5. Rada Portzer
    Janet Blakeley

  6. Reggie Baker
    Ralph Anderson

  7. Yanis Kalnins
    Carl Johnson

  8. Andre Teamer
    Barry Richardson

  9. James Earl Jones II
    Marcus Mitchell

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March 4, 2015
0.0

It's an all-out war when Cookie uncovers Anika's big backstabbing secret, and Lucious must come face-to-face with his longtime rival, Billy Beretti. As the Lyon family rallies to save Empire Entertainment, all three sons take drastic measures: Jamal gets close with famous artist Delphine, Hakeem works hand-in-hand with Cookie and Andre is pushed way beyond his limits.

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Guest Stars 9 Full Cast & Crew

  1. Leah Jeffries
  2. Estelle

    Estelle
    Delphine

  3. Gabourey Sidibe
  4. Serayah

    Serayah
    Tiana Brown

  5. Judd Nelson

    Judd Nelson
    Baretti

  6. Derek Luke

    Derek Luke
    Malcolm Deveaux

  7. AzMarie Livingston
  8. Ta'Rhonda Jones
  9. Eka Darville

    Eka Darville
    Ryan Morgan

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March 11, 2015
0.0

Andre forms a new musical relationship with Michelle, and a woman from Lucious' past, Angie, comes into the picture. Meanwhile, Lucious invites the whole family over to his home. However, everyone arrives with their own agendas. Hakeem, under the influence of Camilla, sets out to show his father that he's a true artist and a good businessman. Then, Cookie prepares to state her own agenda for Empire and for her family, when Olivia arrives.

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Crew 0

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Written by: No writer has been added.

Guest Stars 8 Full Cast & Crew

  1. Eka Darville

    Eka Darville
    Ryan Morgan

  2. Naomi Campbell

    Naomi Campbell
    Camilla Marks

  3. Derek Luke

    Derek Luke
    Malcolm Deveaux

  4. Raven-Symoné
  5. Mary J. Blige
  6. Jennifer Hudson

    Jennifer Hudson
    Michelle White

  7. Leah Jeffries
  8. Jerod Haynes

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