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  • 50 Cent on ‘Empire’: ‘It’s like ‘Glee’ with a Little Hip-Hop Music in It’ (Watch)

    Feb 27, 15 by Deron Dalton 2 Comments

    *50 Cent slightly has changed his mind about “Empire” after calling out the series marketing similarities to his hit show, “Power,” according to MTV. “I’ve watched it. It’s like ‘Glee’ with a little hip hop music in it,” he said. “I feel like the storyline is moving extremely fast… I didn’t show my character, Kanan, until […]

  • Lee Daniels Describes How Taraji P. Henson Landed Cookie Role

    Feb 26, 15 by Cherie Saunders 2 Comments

    *“The way the ‘Empire’ cast came together was complete serendipity,” admits Lee Daniels, creator and executive producer of the hit series that is setting weekly ratings records and defying gravity at Fox. Envious of the performance-driven series “Glee,” Daniels had been thinking of way to make his own musical series on TV when his creative […]

  • Raven-Symone to Guest Star on ABC’s ‘Black-ish’

    Feb 26, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *“Empire” isn’t be the only TV series to be shaken up suddenly by Raven-Symone. The former Cosby Kid has also booked a guest-starring role on “Black-ish,” according to Entertainment Weekly. She has been cast as Rhonda, the gay sister of Dre (Anthony Anderson). The siblings are uncomfortable discussing Rhonda’s sexuality and compete with one another for […]

  • ‘Empire’ Dominates Wednesday, Continues Week-to-Week Climb

    Feb 26, 15 by EURPublisher01 4 Comments

    *The ratings streak for “Empire” continues. Fox’s smash hit grew again on Wednesday night, with 13.8 million total viewers and a 5.3 rating among 18- to 49-year-olds, according to Nielsen. As previously reported, each week’s episode of “Empire” has drawn more viewers than the one before, an extremely rare occurrence on broadcast television. Usually, hordes […]

  • Taraji P. Henson on Cookie’s Outfits: ‘She’s 17 Years Behind the Curve’

    Feb 25, 15 by Cherie Saunders 5 Comments

    *You can’t tell Cookie she ain’t fly. And that term “fly” goes right along with the “Empire” character’s dated ensembles, according to the actress who plays her. “She’s caught in a time warp a bit; she’s kind of 17 years behind the curve in fashion sometimes,” Taraji P. Henson said in interviews this week. “She’s trying […]

  • Success of ‘Empire,’ ‘Black-ish’ and ‘HTGAWM’ Triggers Diversity Surge in TV

    Feb 25, 15 by Qwest7 1 Comment

    *Judging by the success of “Empire,” “Black-ish” and “How to Get Away With Murder,” TV networks have taken a liking to a certain word: Diversity. So much so that the 2014-15 TV season is shaping up to be the most diverse season in small screen history. Factors contributing to this include a shift in TV […]