The hip hop soap opera, Empire will continue on, with news today via Fox at the Television Critics Association (TCA) winter press tour.
Empire has been officially renewed for its fourth season. The series is currently on its winter hiatus for its third season and will be back airing new episodes come time for its spring premiere on March 22nd.
While the ratings had slipped this season overall for Empire, it still remains, according to numbers via Deadline: “The No. 1 broadcast drama among Adults 18-49 for the third consecutive season and is the No. 1 broadcast entertainment program among Adults 18-34, Teens and young women. Empire also commands Fox’s largest Total Multi-Platform audience, averaging almost 16 million Total Viewers for the 2016/17 broadcast season, up +82% from its Live + Same Day delivery.”
The series was created by Lee Daniels and Danny Strong who executive produce with Brian Grazer, showrunner Ilene Chaiken, Francie Calfo and Sanaa Hamri, with a stellar cast led by Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson.
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