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‘Empire’ Star Reveals Why He Was Reluctant to Do Prince Tribute Episode (Exclusive Video)

THR has an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Wednesday's special homage to the late "Purple Rain" singer.

‘Empire’: The Story Behind Season 4’s Emotional Prince Tribute

The fourth episode of the season will see Jamal (Jussie Smollett) and Hakeem (Bryshere Y. Gray) perform a rendition of the late pop star's "Let's Go Crazy."

‘Empire’ EP Talks a “More Calculated” Andre, That Crushing Farewell and Recent Ratings Dip

"It's going to get very ugly and very dangerous," Sanaa Hamri, who directed the episode, says of the feud brewing.

Emmys: ‘Mad Men’s’ Matthew Weiner Reveals Most Challenging Scene From Series Finale

And that's just one story related from 17 of TV's top comedy and drama helmers — whose duties ranged from shooting an entire episode with iPhones to hugging (and crying) it out with crewmembers — as…

‘Just Wright’ Helmer Sanaa Hamri to Direct ABC Family Musical (Exclusive)

The project reunites filmmaker with "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2' producer Debra Martin Chase.