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  1. Watch THR's Full, Uncensored Drama Writers Roundtable With Lee Daniels, Damon Lindelof and More

    8:52 am 8/31/2015

    Showrunners Lee Daniels and more join for The Hollywood Reporter's Drama Showrunner Emmy Roundtable where the writers discuss their characters and their work.Read more

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  2. Watch THR's Full, Uncensored Drama Writers Roundtable With Lee Daniels, Damon Lindelof and More

    7:55 am 8/30/2015

    THR's Emmy season roundtables air on SundanceTV and stream at THR.com. The shows air Sunday at 8 a.m. PT on channel 557 on DirecTV, 126 on Dish nationwide, and at 11 a.m. ET/PT on cable (channel 625 on TWC in L.A., 94 in NYC).Read more

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  3. Lee Daniels Wants Mariah Carey to Play Mariah Carey on 'Empire'

    7:00 am 8/14/2015

    "She doesn't want to play herself. I sort of want her to. Her almost making fun of herself could be fun," says the show's creator, who's already directed the diva twice before ('Precious,' 'Lee Daniels' The Butler').Read more

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  4. Marvin Gaye's Son Claims 'Empire' Was His Idea

    9:53 am 8/10/2015

    Gaye's show, titled 'Diamonds & Ballads,' was said to have been shopped to various television executives, including ones with ties to 'Empire' co-creator Lee Daniels.Read more

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  5. 'Empire' Co-Creator Lee Daniels: "There Will Be a Spinoff"

    5:42 pm 8/6/2015

    "We talked about it in the room already," the outspoken executive producer said Thursday at TCA.Read more

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  6. Fox Orders Lee Daniels Music Drama Pilot 'Star'

    9:13 am 8/6/2015

    'Star' will be told from the artist's point of view.Read more

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  7. Carolina Herrera Designing PJs for Terrence Howard's 'Empire' Character

    12:08 pm 7/20/2015

    Show creator Lee Daniels shared the news on Instagram. Read more

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  8. 'Empire' Co-Creator Lee Daniels Responds to Emmys Snub

    1:49 pm 7/16/2015

    The hip-hop drama failed to get a nomination for best drama series after its breakout first season.Read more

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  9. '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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  10. '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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