With Lee Daniels Entertainment (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



51. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Episode #6.17 (2020)

TV-14 | Drama, Music

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Star: Pej Vahdat

52. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Episode #6.18 (2020)

TV-14 | Drama, Music

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Stars: Keesha Sharp, Pej Vahdat

53. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Episode #6.19 (2020)

TV-14 | Drama, Music

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54. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Pilot (2015)

TV-14 | 46 min | Drama, Music

7.9
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Lucious Lyon, told he has a terminal illness, needs one of his family members to step up and take over his company. Meanwhile his ex-wife, recently released from prison, has plans of her own.

Director: Lee Daniels | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 1,053

55. Empire (2015– )
Episode: The Outspoken King (2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Music

8.0
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Lucious has to defend Empire's IPO launch after one of his artists is involved in a shooting.

Director: Lee Daniels | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 777

56. Empire (2015– )
Episode: The Devil Quotes Scripture (2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Music

7.9
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Lucious learns that someone witnessed Bunkie's murder, Cookie seeks help from an old friend, and another woman causes tension between Hakeem and Tiana.

Director: Sanaa Hamri | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 681

57. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Dangerous Bonds (2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Music

8.2
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Cookie receives an anonymous gift she suspects may be a veiled threat from a person from her past.

Director: John Singleton | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 678

58. Empire (2015– )
Episode: False Imposition (2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Music

7.9
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Lucious tries to steal a major artist from his rival, Jamal works on composing original music, and Hakeem faces complications in the lead up to an important performance.

Director: Rosemary Rodriguez | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 630

59. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Out, Damned Spot (2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Music

8.1
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Vernon finds himself in a sticky situation; Jamal's ambition causes trouble in his relationships.

Director: Michael Engler | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 638

60. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Our Dancing Days (2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Music

8.2
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Lucious tries to brand Empire Entertainment as a family-run company.

Director: Sanaa Hamri | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 711

61. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Who I Am (2015)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Music

8.2
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As the time comes for the Empire stock launch and the celebratory tribute concert, Lucious picks a successor, but hasn't reckoned with the response.

Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 594

62. Empire (2015– )
Episode: The Lyon's Roar (2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Music

8.3
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Cookie and Camilla face off over Hakeem; Jamal reveals news that surprises everyone.

Director: Danny Strong | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 717

63. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Unto the Breach (2015)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Music

8.3
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Cookie uncovers Anika's secret; Lucious must face his rival; the Lyon sons take drastic measures.

Director: Anthony Hemingway | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 710

64. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Sins of the Father (2015)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Music

8.2
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Andre starts a musical relationship with Michelle; a woman from Lucious' past returns.

Director: Rob Hardy | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 548

65. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Die but Once (2015)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Music

8.0
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Jamal and Lucious work toward a music-centered relationship, but Lucious has a game-changing secret.

Director: Mario Van Peebles | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 545

66. Empire (2015– )
Episode: The Devils Are Here (2015)

TV-14 | 46 min | Drama, Music

7.9
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Three months after his arrest, Lucious tries to run Empire Entertainment while in federal lockup; Cookie stages a star-studded concert in support of Lucious while Andre, Hakeem, Anika and Mimi Whiteman attempt a hostile takeover.

Director: Lee Daniels | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 595

67. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Without a Country (2015)

TV-14 | 47 min | Drama, Music

7.8
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Cookie and her cohorts decide to start their own small record label, but it's off to a bumpy start as everyone has different visions for the new label. As his first project for the new ... See full summary »

Director: Dee Rees | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 444

68. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Fires of Heaven (2015)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Music

7.8
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Cookie and Anika work together behind Lucious' back to pull off a surprise performance that catches the eye of Pitbull. Meanwhile, Lucious tracks down Frank Gathers' daughter, Young Ma, to ... See full summary »

Director: Craig Brewer | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 395

69. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Poor Yorick (2015)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Music

8.0
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Despite their feud, the Lyons decide to collaborate on a project that will benefit both companies; Lucious wants to make Vernon disappear.

Director: Danny Strong | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 387

70. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Be True (2015)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Music

7.7
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Cookie and Anika work with Laz to throw an event to launch their company, showcase their artists and premiere a song written by Hakeem; Jamal works on his music with Ne-Yo; Hakeem begins a relationship.

Director: Kevin Bray | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 353

71. Empire (2015– )
Episode: My Bad Parts (2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Music

8.2
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Lucious releases a rap by Freda, which causes Hakeem to issue a rap-battle challenge; Cookie's sister visits; Jamal tries to land a big sponsorship deal; Anika receives life-altering news.

Director: Sanaa Hamri | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 356

72. Empire (2015– )
Episode: A High Hope for a Low Heaven (2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Music

7.6
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Cookie and Lucious have to work together to protect their children; Jamal wants to get back into the studio; Andre discovers a disciple.

Director: Mario Van Peebles | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 363

73. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Et Tu, Brute? (2015)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Music

8.2
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Lucious makes a reckless move that could jeopardize everything; Cookie plans a concert at the prison where she was incarcerated for 17 years.

Director: Sanaa Hamri | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 486

74. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Sinned Against (2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Music

8.0
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A former prison mate helps Cookie and her sister, Candace a deep connection forms when Jamal works with a critically acclaimed pop star; Cookie makes a discovery about Laz.

Director: Paul McCrane | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 340

75. Empire (2015– )
Episode: True Love Never (2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Music

7.8
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Lucious considers a partnership with Jago, the founder of a streaming music company; Andre must achieve a delicate balance between his new values and his career; Hakeem tries to turn Laura into a star.

Director: Sylvain White | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 347

76. Empire (2015– )
Episode: A Rose by Any Other Name (2016)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Music

7.7
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Camilla sinks her claws into Hakeem, the acting Empire CEO, while the rest of the Lyon family members try to get him back on their side; Jamal gets backlash from his fans; Rhonda and Andre's marriage is tested.

Director: Michael Engler | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 297

77. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Death Will Have His Day (2016)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Music

7.9
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Lucious declares he will do anything to regain his power, but Cookie has her own ideas; a major tragedy changes the lives of the Lyon family.

Director: Danny Strong | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 308

78. Empire (2015– )
Episode: The Tameness of a Wolf (2016)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Music

7.7
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Tensions rise between Lucious and his sons; Lucious recreates a traumatic interaction with his mother for a new music video; Tiana and Laura fight to be spotlighted during the Mirage a Trois tour.

Director: Paris Barclay | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 270

79. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Time Shall Unfold (2016)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Music

7.6
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Lucious releases his video and tries to maneuver his way back into the CEO position at Empire; Andre learns about his grandmother's mental illness as a way to better understand his own struggle; Anika makes a revelation.

Director: Cherien Dabis | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 251

80. Empire (2015– )
Episode: More Than Kin (2016)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Music

7.3
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Lucious holds a fundraiser as part of a campaign to prove he should return as Empire's CEO; Hakeem considers whether or not to be a father to Anika's child.

Director: Sanaa Hamri | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 245

81. Empire (2015– )
Episode: The Lyon Who Cried Wolf (2016)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Music

8.1
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The discovery of a dark secret throws a wrench into Lucious' deeply personal music video about his mother; secret affairs compromise Hakeem and Jamal; Rhonda thinks she knows the identity of her attacker.

Director: Millicent Shelton | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 292

82. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Rise by Sin (2016)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Music

8.1
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Hakeem struggles to find a place for his fiancé, Laura, in his career and family; Cookie reveals the truth about Freda's father to Jamal; Jamal makes a sacrifice for Lucious.

Director: Paul McCrane | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 349

83. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Past Is Prologue (2016)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Music

7.6
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After a life-changing experience, Jamal refuses to make music until his family ends its seemingly endless cycle of violence and fighting. Meanwhile, the Feds are tailing Anika because they ... See full summary »

Director: Sanaa Hamri | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 301

84. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Light in Darkness (2016)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Music

7.3
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Hakeem leaves the altar, and a rooftop fight between Anika and Rhonda leads to a tragic fall; Lucious uses his streaming service to pursue his music legacy and clashes with Tariq, who leads a federal task force to investigate him.

Director: Sanaa Hamri | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 288

85. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Sin That Amends (2016)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Music

7.1
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Jamal partners with Angelo Dubois to host a summit for gun violence awareness; Lucious tries to win over Cookie; Hakeem and Shine start to record new songs together; Andre gets into trouble with the police.

Director: Craig Brewer | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 229

86. Empire (2015– )
Episode: What Remains Is Bestial (2016)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Music

7.0
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Cookie asks superstar Kitty to record a new song with Jamal, in hopes of helping him regain his ability to perform; Andre gets into trouble; Hakeem and Gram vie for Tiana's attention.

Director: Millicent Shelton | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 220

87. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Cupid Kills (2016)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Music

7.2
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Lucious starts seeing Angelo as a threat; Jamal takes his first big step towards recovery and faces Freda Gatz; Anika's return causes turmoil; Hakeem starts to have feelings for Nessa.

Director: Hanelle M. Culpepper | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 221

88. Empire (2015– )
Episode: One Before Another (2016)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Music

7.1
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Lucious and Andre are on alert waiting for Shine to retaliate after their latest meeting. Jamal teams up with Hakeem for a performance. Cookie is caught off-guard during a routine meeting with her probation officer.

Director: Mario Van Peebles | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 193

89. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Chimes at Midnight (2016)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Music

7.2
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When Empire is hacked, the leak creates feuds between the artists and among the Lyon family; Andre tries to prove his worth to the company; Lucious is determined to divide Cookie and Angelo; Jamal is caught in a love triangle.

Director: Sanaa Hamri | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 194

90. Empire (2015– )
Episode: What We May Be (2016)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Music

7.2
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Cookie needs to plan a family dinner that will impress Angelo's mother; home video pushes Cookie to confront secrets about her relationship with her father; Andre puts together a surprising duet.

Director: Kevin Bray | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 198

91. Empire (2015– )
Episode: The Unkindest Cut (2016)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Music

6.9
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Andre sabotages Tiana's big appearance at a fashion event in an attempt to get Nessa into the spotlight. Meanwhile, Tariq works with Leah to try to bring down Lucious, and Jamal works with Philip to get over his PTSD.

Director: Dennie Gordon | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 204

92. Empire (2015– )
Episode: A Furnace for Your Foe (2016)

TV-14 | 46 min | Drama, Music

7.4
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Cookie hosts a free park concert to help Angelo appeal to the masses and win his bid to become mayor; the FBI continues its investigation of Lucious and freezes Empire's assets.

Director: Sanaa Hamri | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 197

93. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Sound & Fury (2017)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Music

7.5
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When Lucious announces his new project, Cookie vows to dethrone him, igniting an epic battle; Jamal befriends a fellow musician in rehab; Hakeem and Tiana fight Nessa for a spot in the music showcase.

Director: Craig Brewer | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 214

94. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Play On (2017)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Music

7.0
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Cookie tries to move forward with Angelo while struggling with guilt over her run-in with Lucious; Leah looks for Tariq's help in taking down Anika; Jamal and Tory team up in the studio.

Director: Benny Boom | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 168

95. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Strange Bedfellows (2017)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Music

6.6
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Hakeem's birthday - the big 21, didn't stay big as long as expected. Meanwhile, psychotic Dre is still trying his best for Nessa to breakthrough. Lucious, the father Lyon lessons his ... See full summary »

Director: Bille Woodruff | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 160

96. Empire (2015– )
Episode: My Naked Villainy (2017)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Music

7.0
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Empire faces an expensive lawsuit after the attack at Hakeem's Birthday party. Luscious becomes ill and Andre reveals his plans for Empire's Vegas venture. Angelo and Cookie watch the election results.

Director: Cherien Dabis | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 152

97. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Love Is a Smoke (2017)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Music

6.9
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Lucious receives news from Cookie that makes him unsure about the future; Giuliana convinces Lucious to go along with her plans.

Director: Tricia Brock | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 150

98. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Civil Hands Unclean (2017)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Music

7.0
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Angelo questions his decisions when his relationship with Cookie turns sour.

Director: Howard Deutch | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 154

99. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Absent Child (2017)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Music

7.0
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The Lyons fear that the Dubois family is to blame for their latest family crisis, so when no one is willing to give up any information, Cookie takes matters into her own hands. Jamal and ... See full summary »

Director: Millicent Shelton | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 151

100. Empire (2015– )
Episode: Toil and Trouble, Part 1 (2017)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Music

7.3
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When Cookie is banned from Leviticus Vegas, she pulls together a team of her own allies to seek revenge on Giuliana and steal her secret weapon. Meanwhile, Jamal is encouraged to put his ... See full summary »

Director: Craig Brewer | Stars: Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers

Votes: 169


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