Season 1 Episodes

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Who I Am

Season 1, Episode 12 - Air Date: 3/18/2015
From FOX: Cookie is cooking up a plan of her own.
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Die But Once

Season 1, Episode 11 - Air Date: 3/18/2015
From FOX: Jamal and Lucious are on their way to forming a music-centered relationship.
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Sins of the Father

Season 1, Episode 10 - Air Date: 3/11/2015
From FOX: Andre forms a new musical relationship with Michelle (guest star Jennifer Hudson), and a woman from Lucious' past, Angie (guest star Mary J Blige), comes into the picture.
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Unto the Breach

Season 1, Episode 9 - Air Date: 3/4/2015
From FOX: It's an all-out war when Cookie uncovers Anika's big backstabbing secret.
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The Lyon's Roar

Season 1, Episode 8 - Air Date: 2/25/2015
From FOX: It's time for the Lyon family to come together and record a legacy album with Lucious, Hakeem and Jamal.
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Our Dancing Days

Season 1, Episode 7 - Air Date: 2/18/2015
From FOX: Tension mounts between Hakeem and Jamal, as Lucious attempts to brand Empire Entertainment as a tight-knit, "family-run" company.
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Out, Damned Spot

Season 1, Episode 6 - Air Date: 2/11/2015
From FOX: Lucious asks Cookie to manage Elle Dallas, Empire Entertainment's first label star, who hasn't produced an album in years.
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Dangerous Bonds

Season 1, Episode 5 - Air Date: 2/4/2014
From FOX: Cookie receives an anonymous gift that she believes might be a veiled threat from a person from her prison past.
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False Imposition

Season 1, Episode 4 - Air Date: 1/28/2015
From FOX: Lucious attempts to steal a super-hot, chart-topping artist from his rival at Safe House Records.
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The Devil Quotes Scripture

Season 1, Episode 3 - Air Date: 1/21/2015
From FOX: The Lyons head to Philadelphia and get a taste of what their life could have been if Lucious hadn’t made it big.
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The Outspoken King

Season 1, Episode 2 - Air Date: 1/14/2015
From FOX: Lucious must defend Empire's IPO launch after controversies arise around one of his artists being involved in a shooting, and Cookie proves to be invaluable by helping Lucious turn a crisis into a triumph.
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Season 1, Episode 1 - Air Date: 1/7/2015
From FOX: 'Empire' is a powerful new drama that follows LUCIOUS LYON (Academy Award nominee Terrence Howard, "Crash," "Hustle & Flow"), the head of a music empire whose reign has been unchallenged for years.