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Rumer Willis Joins ‘My Divorce Party’ Comedy (Exclusive)

Rumer Willis (Empire) and Michelle Meredith (The Morning Show) have joined Laith Ashley in My Divorce Party, the feature directorial debut of Heidi Weitzer. The indie comedy, which has just wrapped production, chronicles future divorcee Xan, played by Desiree Staples, gathering her closest friends in Joshua Tree to celebrate her impending split, only to reveal […]

‘Empire’ Spinoff Starring Taraji P. Henson in the Works at Fox

Fox is reteaming with Taraji P. Henson for an untitled 'Empire' spinoff, with the actress behind Cookie Lyon reprising her role in the potential series. The offshoot, which is in development, is the first project to stem from a newly signed two-year first-look deal that Henson has signed with 'Empire' producers 20th Century Fox TV.

‘Empire’ Star Bryshere Gray Arrested on Domestic Violence Charges

'Empire' star Bryshere Gray has been arrested on domestic violence charges in Arizona following a 911 call placed by a woman identifying herself as his wife.

How to Write a Series Finale

Showrunners on 'Empire,' 'The Good Place,' 'Modern Family' and more reveal the excitement — and demands — of creating the perfect end to a series.

TV Ratings: ‘Empire’ Ends on Up Note, Prince Tribute Solid for CBS

The series finale of Fox's 'Empire' posted the best ratings of its spring run Tuesday, April 21, and CBS' Prince tribute concert also scored solid numbers.

‘Empire’ Creators Leave Door Open for More: “There’s More to Do With These Characters”

Fox on Tuesday announced that the April 21 episode of 'Empire,' the drama starring Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson, would officially serve as its series finale as its two remaining hours could not be produced amid the near-industrywide production shutdown. Still, co-creators Lee Daniels and Danny Strong left the door open for a proper series finale to be produced at some point down the line when it's safe to resume production amid the novel coronavirus crisis.

How Brad Pitt and ‘Buffy’ Inspired Jewelry for ‘Little Fires Everywhere’

For Hulu's 'Little Fires Everywhere,' jewelry designer Peggy Li created a "Lexie" alphabet necklace (inspired by Brad Pitt's "Jen" piece in 2000) and a floating crystal choker like those she made for the 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' series starring Sarah Michelle Gellar.

‘Modern Family,’ ‘Empire,’ ’13 Reasons Why’ and 34 More TV Shows Ending in 2020

Series finale alert! From network-defining shows to cult favorites, The Hollywood Reporter runs down the shows ending in the year ahead.

TV Ratings: ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ ‘Empire’ Increase 7-Day Gains

'Grey's Anatomy' and 'Empire' both rank among the top shows in delayed-viewing gains for the third week of the TV season. The respective ABC and Fox dramas also had some of the biggest week-to-week boosts in their seven-day numbers.

Terrence Howard Gives Perplexing Interview About the “Flower of Life” on Emmys Red Carpet

'Empire' star Terrence Howard attended the 71st annual Emmy Awards on Sunday night, where he gave a rather perplexing interview to KTLA on the red carpet.

TV Long View: Fall 2019 Tuesday Network Ratings Forecast

The Hollywood Reporter sizes up the broadcast networks' schedules for the 2019-20 season. On Tuesday, the ratings dominance of 'This Is Us' and 'NCIS' seems likely to continue, and 'Empire' moves to the night for its final season.

Jussie Smollett Not Returning to ‘Empire,’ Says Lee Daniels

'Empire' co-creator Lee Daniels, who has never explicitly said that Jussie Smollett won't return to the series, tweeted Tuesday that the actor won't reprise his role.