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  1. 'Empire': Meet the Writers Behind Broadcast's Biggest Hit

    6:50 pm 9/16/2015

    The backstories on the 15 voices who drive Fox's hip-hop soap.Read more

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  2. 'Empire's' "Batshit Crazy" Behind-the-Scenes Drama: On the Set of TV’s Hottest Show

    7:00 am 9/16/2015

    It's TV's soap opera within a soap opera, a show so big even Lucious Lyon couldn't dream it up, with an A-list guest-star roster (Chris Rock as … a cannibal?), hints of a tour, a spinoff and Lee Daniels' defense of Terrence Howard: "He ain't done nothing different than Marlon Brando or Sean Penn."Read more

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  3. '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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  4. '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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  5. Jeffrey Katzenberg, Vince Gilligan, Alex Gibney, More Reveal Their Favorite Books

    10:00 am 5/14/2015

    Big Hollywood names divulge their real-life page turners — some from the past, others fresh from the shelf.Read more

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  6. 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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  7. 'Empire' Co-Creator Danny Strong on Taraji P. Henson's 'SNL' Debut: "She's a Comic Genius" (Video)

    9:43 am 4/9/2015

    "I think she was a perfect choice. She's a comic genius, so I'm sure she's gonna kill it."Read more

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  8. 'Empire' Co-Creator Danny Strong on Taraji P. Henson, 'Empire's' Appeal

    8:29 am 4/9/2015

    Strong tells THR he'll be at the taping of 'Saturday Night Live' hosted by Henson this weekend and reveals why he thinks his show has become such a hit.Read more

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  9. L.A.'s Soho House Turns 5: Membership Rejections, Success Secrets Revealed in Oral History

    9:00 am 3/27/2015

    For the first time, on the private club's fifth anniversary in L.A., the key players reveal how they made it a success, why the Real Housewives will never get in and the vague rules for which creative types do make the cut: "The very worst people ... doubled our satisfaction in rejecting them."Read more

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  10. 'Empire' Postmortem: EP Danny Strong on Ending the Season the "Polar Opposite of Where It Began"

    7:00 pm 3/18/2015

    The co-creator talks with THR about the events of the hip-hop drama's finale and hints at what's ahead. Read more

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