Full coverage: 'Empire'

'Empire' recap: Camilla helps Hakeem take the throne, but Cookie's got a plan of her own

After an entirely too long hiatus, the world of Empire Entertainment has returned with its Spring premiere of season two, "Death Will Have His Day." And as expected, the drama is still high.

'Empire's' Gabourey Sidibe talks up Becky, 'the smartest person in the room'

Gabourey Sidibe talks about her quippy character Becky in the Fox hit 'Empire' and her quick rise to fame.

The most exciting person on TV – Taraji P. Henson as Cookie – returns to claim her 'Empire'

'Empire' returns with Cookie Lyon (Taraji P. Henson) trying to take control of the label and Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard) in jail.

'Empire' aims to climb music charts as well as TV rankings

"Empire," the Fox drama about hip-hop, plays out to a musical soundtrack overseen by Timbaland and Jim Beanz. The music is selling.

'Empire' reigns among viewers on strength of characters and cast

Why is the entertainment industry so perplexed about 'Empire's' success? Mary McNamara answer

'Empire's' tough Cookie, Taraji P. Henson, always up for a challenge

Taraji P. Henson is having the time of her life lighting up prime time as the bold Cookie on Fox's 'Empire.'

'Empire' costume designer Rita McGhee gets the hip-hop royalty look

Rita McGhee talks the animal prints, royal colors she chooses for Cookie (Taraji P. Henson), Lucious (Terrence Howard) in 'Empire.'