The 2nd half of Empire’s second season is off with a bang and it seems Lee Daniels finally got the writing back on track!
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Episode 12, ‘A Rose By Any Other Name’ aired last night (April 7, 2016), and it certainly drew fans back in with a slew of musical performances and a surprising ending.
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.
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Empire returned with a vengeance last night (March 30, 2016).
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.
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Empire aired the 8th episode of it’s 2nd season last night (November 18, 2015).
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This week’s episode is titled ‘My Bad Parts’ and it featured a musical rap battle between Lucious Lyon’s new rapper Freda Gatz (aka TasiaLoaf), and his son Hakeem.
Lucious, eager to assert his power, releases a rap by Freda challenging Hakeem as his heir. Not to be outdone in Lucious’ eyes, Hakeem fires back at Freda with a rap battle challenge that could put Lyon Dynasty’s future in danger.
Meanwhile, Cookie gets a special visit from her spitfire sister, Candace (guest star Vivica A. Fox), Jamal is working on landing a major sponsorship deal and Anika receives some life changing news.
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aired the 7th episode of it’s highly anticipated second season last night (November 11, 2015) and as I look at the Empire hashtag in Twitterland, it seems like everybody is just as confused about what this episode was about as I am.
This week’s episode is titled ‘True Love Never’ and the official synopsis is as follows:
Lucious explores the possibility of partnering with Jago, the founder of a streaming music company, as he maps out a plan to turn Empire into a global music monolith; at the same time, Andre struggles to find a balance between his newfound values and demanding career. Elsewhere, Hakeem molds Laura into a star and Cookie pushes to get Lyon Dynasty involved in a major televised charity concert.
What have we learned from this episode? Let’s try to decipher it shall we?
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NEWSFLASH! Empire‘s 2nd season is rounding out it’s 5th week with some good news, their ratings slump is finally on the rise!
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After facing 4 straight weeks of declining ratings, Fox Network’s hit series showed an increase in viewers this week. 12.3 million people tuned in this week for the fifth episode of Empire season 2, ending their 4 week ratings slump.
Looking at the night’s entertainment programs, “Empire” averaged a 4.8 rating/15 share in adults 18-49 and 12.28 million viewers overall from 9 to 10 p.m., up a tick from last week for the show’s first week-over-week gain of the season. It was also up 4% from its fifth episode of its rookie season. “Empire” was especially dominant in adults 18-34, where its 4.4 rating/17 share more than doubled the No. 2 program on Wednesday, ABC’s “Modern Family” (1.9/7). (source)
Empire remains the top rated show on Wednesday night.
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The 2nd season of Empire has been somewhat of a disappointment to many, but we are all still tuned in waiting for the story line to get better.
That being said, the 4th episode of season 2 is titled ‘Poor Yorick,’ and it aired last night (October 14, 2015),
The Lyons are still split into warring factions, but they all decide to shoot a music video that will capitalize on Hakeem and Jamal’s duet from Hakeem’s leaked album, a collaboration that will benefit both companies.
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