Tag Archives: Fox

  • ‘Empire’ Sons Preview Intense Elevator Scene, Plus Full Video of Jussie & Estelle’s ‘Conquerer’

    Mar 3, 15 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *Have some tissue ready for the next episode of “Empire.” We won’t give anything away, but let’s just say that episode 9, “Unto the Breach,” showcases some of the finest performances thus far from actors Bryshere Y. Gray (“Yaz”), Jussie Smollet and Trai Byers, the trio who play the sons of Lucious and Cookie Lyon. […]

  • Boris Kodjoe, Nicole Ari Parker Talk Show Gets Summer Test Run

    Feb 27, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker are bringing their marriage to daytime television. The couple are set for “The Boris and Nicole Show,” a daytime talk program that will have a test run this summer on key Fox-owned stations, according to Variety. It will premiere July 6 on stations that will include Fox outlets in […]

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

    Feb 26, 15 by Cherie Saunders 3 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 […]