Once again Lucious, (Terrence Howard), Cookie, (Taraji P. Henson) and the other scene stealers at Empire are making history. The freshman Lee Daniels drama has smashed a 23-year old record! Entertainment Weekly is reporting the Fox show has become the only scripted series since 1991 to continuously gain with total viewers with each of its five episodes.
In Empire’s first two weeks, after the DVR total viewers calculated, the show has snared a whopping 14 million viewers and snagged 5.6 rating in the coveted 18-49 adult demo. Now that is something to celebrate. Here’s hoping those big wigs over at Fox along with other network executives realize diversity can bring eyeballs to television if they would just allow it. Meanwhile, those who can’t wait for another fix of Empire, can check out the promo for the upcoming episode below!