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Empire 

TV-14 | | Drama, Music | TV Series (2015– )
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A hip-hop mogul must choose a successor among his three sons who are battling for control over his multi-million dollar company, while his ex-wife schemes to reclaim what is hers.
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 23 wins & 83 nominations. See more awards »

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Lucious, the founder and CEO of a successful record label has been diagnosed with ALS. He must choose one of his three sons to take over the company when he dies. Meanwhile, his ex wife and co-founder, Cookie, has been released from prison and wants to reclaim her rightful place in the company. Written by Jennifer Holmes

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Music. Family. Power. The battle begins. (Season 1) See more »

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7 January 2015 (USA)  »

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Referenced in Star: The Winner Takes It All (2017) See more »

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Typical FOX series, time wasted.
19 April 2017 | by (Madrid) – See all my reviews

Don't expect to learn any from the music world, this is only a stupid collection of unreal stereotypes.

Same about families. Real life are very different.

Awful, predictable, uninteresting...

Really annoying.


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