“Empire” is an acclaimed musical soap opera that debuted on January 7, 2015, on the FOX channel. The drama series depicts a battle that unfolds between the heirs of the musical empire created by a former drug dealer, but currently successful entrepreneur and an entertainment mogul Lucious Lyon, when his medical diagnosis was revealed.
The second season of the series has received mainly favorable reviews from critics, but the mixed reception by the audience. According to Metacritic, the second series of the drama has a score of 77 out of 100 based on 22 reviews from critics, whereas the audience rated the second series at 5.9 out of 10 based on 57 user ratings. Meanwhile, according to Rotten Tomatoes, the second chapter of the musical drama has an average score of 7.8 out of 10 and a 95% approval rating based on 41 reviews from critics, while the viewers rated the second season at 3.7 out of 5 with a 74% approval rating based on over 250 votes. At the moment, according to IMDB, the drama series has a score of 7.9 out of 10 based on over 24,500 user votes, 85 reviews from viewers, and 22 reviews from critics. On January 17, 2015, “Empire” was renewed for a second season, the premiere of which took place on September 23, 2015, on FOX, and it drew 16.18 million viewers. On January 15, 2016, “Empire” was renewed for a third season.
“EMPIRE” SEASON 2 BRIEF OVERVIEW
The second season of the TV series portrays a battle which unfolds around the Empire Entertainment. The events of the second series take place three months after the arrest and imprisonment of Lucious, who is attempting to control his company despite the federal lockup. Meanwhile, Cookie is continuing to develop a strategy aimed at the takeover the company, owned by Lucious. Simultaneously, Cookie attempts to establish her own record label, however, she doesn’t possess the sufficient skills to initiate a successful startup. Lucious, in turn, has managed to record an epic track from inside the jail.
SEASON 3 RELEASE DATE
UPDATE (January 15, 2016): You have been waiting for this, and this has happened! According to the official statement of Gary Newman, a chairmen of the FOX TV Group, “Empire” was renewed for a third season. The decision has been made mainly due to impressive TV ratings as well as 2016 Golden Globe Awards. It’s worth mentioning that “Empire” still remains “the No. 1 series on broadcast television among Adults 18-49, averaging a 7.3 Live+7 rating, and 21.2 million viewers across multiple platforms,”
according to Deadline. Thus, our assumptions were not in vain, and we expect “Empire” season 3 very soon. However, FOX hasn’t yet reported an exact release date. Meanwhile, our subscribers will be automatically notified about the “Empire” season 3 release date. Don’t miss the premiere! Join our list of subscribers, using the form below.
UPDATE (December 7, 2015): “Empire” season 2 is divided into two parts. The second series consists of 18 episodes. The mid-season finale of the TV series concluded on December 2, 2015. According to the FOX channel’s winter schedule,
“Empire” season 2B is slated for March 30, 2016 , and will debut at 9:00PM ET/PT. But the FOX television network hasn’t yet revealed the season 3 release date. We track the news in order to notify you about the renewal of the series, as well as about the “Empire” season 3 release date. Stay with us, check our news regularly, or subscribe to our notifications in order to get notified when FOX will decide to renew their top-rated soap opera for a third season. At the moment, we’re able to notify you about “Empire” season 2 Part 2 release date.
As mentioned above, the season 2 has debuted on September 23, 2015, and the show’s creators have managed to win the audience again, taking into account over 16 million viewers watched the premiere. Moreover, the “Empire” TV series demonstrates the strongest indicators that may be considered as universal acclaim. Thus, we suppose that the TV series likely will be renewed for a third season. Nevertheless, we’d rather wait for the official announcement. Fortunately, thanks to our notification system, we may notify you about the series’ possible renewal as well as about the “Empire” season 3 release date. Don’t miss the premiere! Subscribe to our notifications.
Renewal: CONFIRMED , Release Date: TBA
“Empire” Season 2B Release Date: March 30, 2016 at 9:00PM ET/PT
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