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  1. 'Empire' Co-Creator Lee Daniels Inks Overall Deal With 20th TV

    11:30 am 6/29/2015

    Daniels will develop, write, direct and supervise new projects for the studio.Read more

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  2. 'Empire' Co-Creator: "Everyone Wanted to Play Cookie, Even Our Executives"

    10:30 am 6/25/2015

    Danny Strong on writing black characters with co-creator Lee Daniels ("I think initially he was apprehensive") and developing the show’s powerful breakout female lead.Read more

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  3. Emmys Season: The Stars' Best Quotes (So Far)

    12:00 pm 6/24/2015

    "I hate that bitch Cookie — she has stolen my identity," jokes 'Empire' star Taraji P. Henson.Read more

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  4. 'Empire': Chris Rock Jokes About Terrence Howard's Domestic Violence Allegations During Season 2 Shoot

    9:07 am 6/24/2015

    "Terrence punched him in the stomach by accident," and Rock then jabbed lightheartedly, "I don’t know if it was an accident — he does have a reputation!"Read more

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  5. Lee Daniels on 'Empire': "Black People Hate White People Writing for Black People. It's So Offensive"

    9:00 am 6/12/2015

    "I don't know what gives me more pleasure: watching my story unfold or going in and watching a roomful of black people talking for me."Read more

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  6. Lee Daniels on Empire: "What Is Important is that People of Color Know that They Are Wanted"

    4:10 pm 6/5/2015

    "This is a real world, that is as honest as I can be."Read more

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  7. 'Empire' Cast Gifted With Rolexes, But Jussie Smollett Won't Be Wearing His

    10:00 am 5/23/2015

    The actor tells THR why he still has yet to put the bling on his wrist.Read more

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  8. Oprah, Gabrielle Union Talk Need for More Diversity As They Celebrate African-American TV Achievements

    8:57 pm 5/14/2015

    Winfrey, who served as host of the Paley Center tribute, and BET CEO Debra Lee said they hoped the small-screen trend of diverse programming would continue.Read more

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  9. Lee Daniels, Damon Lindelof, A-List Writers on Race, Ignoring Critics, an 'Empire' Axing

    9:00 am 5/11/2015

    Six hit show creators, from 'House of Cards' to 'Good Wife,' gather for a heated, candid talk that reveals the state of opinion on Hollywood's touchiest subjects.Read more

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