The highly anticipated new television series Empire debuted its first episode this past Wednesday on FOX. FOX has gained itself the reputation of being known as one of the networks that hosts failed series, or cancels them shortly after airing. Empire, however, achieved over 10 million viewers on Wednesday night, so it’s almost safe to say this series will live on.
FOX’s ratings this fall were pretty low & they were proud to announce that Taraji P. Henson’s vision earned the title of being the highest-rated debut for the network since 2012.
Empire is a new drama based on a family ran record company & gives a ton of insight into the music industry, showing you basically how things really work behind closed doors. The show earned a 3.7 rating, contrary to the long-term reality singing show American Idol, which is now on its 14th season & aired right before the new series, only earning a 3.1.
If you caught the premiere of the show, comment below & share your thoughts. Do you believe that this show will last on FOX? How do you feel about the actors? We’d love to know.
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