Great news for “Empire“ fans! Fox’s hit drama has been picked up for a fourth season. The series returns for its spring premiere on March 22.
Reportedly, Empire continues to rank as the No. 1 broadcast drama among Adults 18-49 for the third consecutive season and is the No. 1 broadcast entertainment program among Adults 18-34, Teens and young women. Empire also commands Fox’s largest Total Multi-Platform audience, averaging almost 16 million Total Viewers for the 2016/17 broadcast season, up +82% from its Live + Same Day delivery.
The series cast includes Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Jussie Smollett, Bryshere “Yazz” Gray, Trai Byers, Grace Byers, Gabourey Sidibe, Ta’Rhonda Jones, Serayah, Bre-Z, Xzibit, Morocco Omari, along with featured guest appearances by Mariah Carey, Taye Diggs, Phylicia Rashad, Chris Rock, Alicia Keys, Marisa Tomei, Naomi Campbell, Ludacris, Adam Rodriguez, Rosie O’ Donnell and Andre Royo.
Empire was created by Lee Daniels and Danny Strong who executive produce with Brian Grazer, showrunner Ilene Chaiken, Francie Calfo and Sanaa Hamri.