Never underestimate the power of a good soap opera, right? Well, here is another! Last night, the highly touted new soap in the hip hop world, Empire scored some very impressive numbers!
According to TV Line, “The series premiere on Wednesday night brought in 9.8 million total viewers and a 3.7 demo rating. That marks the network’s highest-rated series launch in three years (since Touch), and broadcast TV’s No. 2 debut of the season (trailing ABC’s How to Get Away With Murder).” At the epicenter of this “Dynasty-esque” drama is the talents of Terrence Howard and Taraji B. Hensen as Lucious and Cookie! And how about those one-liners of Cookie’s?
In story as viewers learned, Lucious has ALS and wants to decide which of his three sons in man enough to run the company when he is gone! Meanwhile, Cookie just got out of the slammer after 16 years and wanted what was rightfully hers, half of the music business empire! And even at the end of the first episode there was a death when Lucious proved he will kill to protect what is his!
So did you check out Empire? If so, what was you favorite part? Will Empire become the next hottest enduring primetime soap opera? Comment below!