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The Complete List of Winners from the People’s Choice Awards

peoples choice awards excerptWhile the debate continues over whether or not Deadpool will receive any Oscar love, The People’s Choice Awards is happy to show the actioner the love, as the film picked up wins for Favorite Action Movie and Favorite Movie Actor.

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Lee Daniels Confirms “Empire” Spinoff Series as Main Show Gets Season 4 Renewal

Empire ExcerptAt the Television Critics Association’s winter press tour today, Empire creator Lee Daniels confirmed to press that conversations were happening at Fox about a spinoff for his hit series set in the world of the music industry.

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Your Complete Guide to Spring Premieres

excerptAfter a long hiatus for many series, 2017 is bringing back favorites and debuting new series in a search for the next watercooler hit. The Tracking Board has you covered with a guide to every premiere and return date for Spring 2017.

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EMPIRE Review: “A Furnace for your Foe”

Empire-ExcerptSeason 3, Episode 9 – Empire’s midseason finale delivers one of the best episodes yet. When Cookie begins helping Angelo with his campaign, Diana is surprised to find her connecting so well to the people – and the polls are up. Jamal is determined to perform at the “Captain’s Ball,” now deemed, “People’s Ball.”

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EMPIRE Review: “The Unkindest Cut”

Empire-ExcerptSeason 3, Episode 8 – Empire struggles to deal with a mix of business and family drama. Andre feels like he has to reconcile with his mom, but that doesn’t mean he can’t also help Nessa further her career. Lucious is determined to take down Tariq, but can he trust his mother to do the same?

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EMPIRE Review: “What We May Be”

Empire-Excerpt Season 3, Episode 7 – Empire delivers one of its campiest episodes yet. After rekindling their relationship, Cookie has to impress Angelo’s mother and throw a big dinner with family. But the Lyons boys are a mess. Andre is swooned by Nessa, Jamal is struggling with his drug addiction and Hakeem is… Hakeem.

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2013’s Hit-Makers: A Look Back At The Hit List Alums (2016)

hitlist-2013 cropSoon we’ll be releasing the 2016 Hit List, our compilation of the best year’s best spec scripts as voted on by industry professionals. In preparation for its release, we’re taking a look back at the 2013 Hit List writers — where they’ve been, and where they are today.

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EMPIRE Review: “Chimes At Midnight”

Empire-ExcerptSeason 3, Episode 6 – Empire delivers one of the best episodes of the season. When the entire Empire gets brought down from a twisted hacker, the Lyon family struggle to figure out what to do. Lucious is determined to find the hacker and deliver some street justice, but Cookie is too concerned in the growing threats this hacking could cause on Angelo’s mayoral campaign.

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The Complete List of 2017 People’s Choice Awards Nominations

peoples choice awards excerptAs we head into a season of indie films and critical darlings fighting for a few awards season nominations, the 2017 People’s Choice Awards has released their list of nominees, celebrating the big hits that gained pop culture notoriety over the past year.

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EMPIRE REVIEW: “One Before Another”

Empire-ExcerptSeason 3, Episode 5 – This week’s episode of Empire focuses on the relationship within the Lyon family. Lucious views himself as the patriarch, but is he taking this role too far? It’s looking like the brothers are all about to fight, and Cookie is having a hard time adjusting to life with such a straight edge boyfriend like Angelo. And then there’s that whole “war” with Shyne Johnson.

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EMPIRE Review: “Cupid Kills”

Empire-ExcerptSeason 3, Episode 4 – Empire delivers one of it’s craziest episodes yet. But no matter how crazy, after every week I have the same not: it’s great to see a show have so much fun with itself. Featuring a healthy dose of Shyne Johnson, Andre and Lucious’ plot twists.

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EMPIRE Review: “What Remains is Bestial”

Empire-ExcerptSeason 3, Episode 3 – Empire delivers an interesting episode that focuses on the relationship between Lucious and his sons.

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EMPIRE Review: “Sin That Amends”

Empire-ExcerptSeason 3, Episode 2 – Lucious tries to get Cookie back with a partridge and a Biz Markie.

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EMPIRE Review: “Light in the Darkness”

Empire-ExcerptSeason 3, Episode 1 – Empire knows exactly what it is. It’s a crazy show about crazy people that do crazy things. They’re hyper-aware of this fact and do a good job of grounding everything in real emotion. But let’s not get too ahead of ourselves.

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The Winners Of The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards

excerptJimmy Kimmel hosted the 68th Primtime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday in a swiftly-paced event that saw plenty of perennial favorites take home statues, including Game of Thrones and Veep, as well as some first-time wins for stars Kate McKinnon, Rami Malek, and Tatiana Maslany. See the full list of winners from television’s biggest night.

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Empire — “Cookie Lyon Is Back For Her Family” Season 3 Teaser (Taraji P. Henson, Terrence Howard, Jussie Smollett)

empire-season-3-taraji-p-hensonA hip-hop mogul must choose between his three sons who are battling for control over his multi-million dollar company, while his ex-wife schemes to get what’s hers.

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Mariah Carey Joins The Cast Of “Empire” For Season 3

mariah-carey-excerptThe Lyons are about to get a visit from one of the biggest pop stars on season 3 of Empire. Fox announced at the Television Critics Association press tour on Monday that Mariah Carey will join the cast for an episode of their megahit musical drama.

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The Complete List Of The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations

excerptThis year’s nominations included the usual appearances from House Of Cards, Game Of Thrones, and Modern Family as well as attention for newcomers like Mr. Robot, The Night Manager, and Master Of None.

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Fox Reveals 2016-2017 Premiere Schedule

empire-season-2We’re three months away from fall premieres but the networks are ready to start building momentum now, with Fox joining NBC in releasing their fall premiere schedule.

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EMPIRE Review: “The Past Is Prologue

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Lucious scrambles to cover his tracks as a grand jury looms on the horizon, Rhonda confronts Anika and Hakeem’s wedding comes to a crisis.

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EMPIRE Review: “Rise By Sin”

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The Lyons take the ASA awards by storm. Cookie and Lucious unite as a couple, Jamal decides to leave Empire, and the family’s secret troubles finally become a public catastrophe.

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EMPIRE Review: “The Lyon Who Cried Wolf”

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The Lyons prepare for a family performance at the ASA awards and Lucious’ mother returns from his past to threaten his future.

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EMPIRE Review: “More Than Kin”

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Cookie unites her family for a charity event to impress the board, while Hakeem attempts to keep his future child with Anika from ending his engagement to Laura.

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EMPIRE Review: “Time Shall Unfold”

Empire Excerpt Lucious looks for an ally to derail Hakeem at an upcoming shareholders meeting, Anika reveals her plans and Jamal has to choose between a famous rapper and a friend.

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EMPIRE Review: “The Tameness of a Wolf”

Empire Excerpt After a recent but costly victory, the Lyons get back to the business of making music. Cookie builds on the momentum to bring her reunited family closer together, but old wounds don’t heal quickly.

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EMPIRE Review: “A Rose By Any Other Name”

Empire Excerpt This week, Lucious and Jamal sabotage each other as they continue to compete for the same ASA award. The Lyons unite against a common enemy in a big play that has severe consequences for the company – and the family.

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EMPIRE Review: “Death Will Have His Day”

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“We are Lyons. Music first.” The mid-season premiere episode of Empire Season 2 feels like an argument to prove that statement true.

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PALEYFEST 2016 – The Complete Wrap-Up, Recap And Analysis

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Last week, The Dolby Theater was infiltrated by a slew of popular television shows, their stars, and their fans for a series of panels. Here’s the complete recap and analysis from this year’s Paleyfest.

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Empire (Darby / Brookes ) (Spec)

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Logline: After his brother is murdered, a bodyguard returns to the dangerous urban environment he once called home to bring his sibling’s killer to justice.

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