Tag Archives: Fox

  • ‘American Idol’ Ratings Even Lower Without ‘Empire’

    Mar 26, 15 by Cherie Saunders 6 Comments


    *Without “Empire” to wait around for, ratings for Wednesday’s “American Idol” went into free fall. Two weeks ago, when “Empire” was on fire, “Idol” pulled almost 10 million viewers and a 2.7 in the key 18-49 demo (the most important measure to advertisers). Last night “Idol” dropped to a mere 8.34 million total viewers, and […]

  • Record Label Comes For Fox Over ‘Empire’ Name

    Mar 24, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *Fox is in a legal battle with a record label claiming that “Empire” infringes upon their name, Empire Distribution, and the network has no right to use it because it tarnishes their brand. According to TMZ, Fox has just filed a lawsuit asking a judge to declare Empire Distribution’s demand bogus. Empire Distribution handles distribution and […]

  • Drug Gossip Follows Malik Yoba’s Mysterious ‘Empire’ Exit

    Mar 23, 15 by Cherie Saunders 7 Comments


    *Conspiracy theories are filling up the vacuum left behind by the out-of-left-field death of Malik Yoba’s character Vernon Turner on the “Empire.” The actor told TMZ last week that Fox execs informed co-creator Lee Daniels that “somebody had to die” on the season finale, but Yoba said he didn’t know which party – Fox or Daniels – chose […]

  • ‘Empire’ Highest Rated Freshman Finale Since ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

    Mar 23, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *“Empire” is still making news, nearly a week after airing the final episode of its freshman season. Per Deadline.com, we learn today that in Live + 3 ratings, the Fox drama’s March 18 finale drew 21.1 million viewers (8.4/27) making it the highest-rated freshman finale since the first season finale of “Grey’s Anatomy” on May […]

  • ‘Empire’s Taraji P. Henson: ‘Cookie is Exhausting, But She’s Worth It’

    Mar 19, 15 by Cherie Saunders 3 Comments


    *With season one of “Empire” under her belt, Taraji P. Henson can take a breather from Cookie Lyons and regroup for season 2, which will likely have the character even more extreme, more outrageous and into more ‘ish than her freshman run. The actress, 44, says playing Cookie has forced her to employ every nook […]

  • Hulu Inks Exclusive Streaming Deal for ‘Empire’

    Mar 19, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Hulu has struck a deal with 20th Century Fox Television Distribution to become the sole streaming service to offer “Empire.” The entire first season is available now, and future episodes will be available on Hulu Plus the day after they air on Fox, reports Deadline.com. The announcement came this morning after last night’s two-hour season […]