Hip-hop, fame, conflict — it's all in the drama series "Empire." Are you a fan of the Lyon family? Take this quiz to test your knowledge on the star-studded TV show.
The television series "Empire" premiered in the U.S. on Jan. 7, 2015.
"Empire" airs on the Fox network.
"Empire" features a family involved in the music industry.
"Empire" based in New York City, but it's not filmed there.
"Empire" is set in the present day. The show features many cameo appearances of current musical stars.
Terrence Howard is the actor who plays the "Empire" character Lucious Lyon.
TV-14 means that parents are strongly cautioned, and most parents would find the material unsuitable for children under 14 years old.
Andre and Jamal are sons of Lucious Lyon, the CEO of Empire Entertainment.
"Empire" is filmed in Chicago.
Tim Mosley, who is more commonly known as Timbaland, produces the music for the television series "Empire." All the songs for the series are original tracks.
Lyon is diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease, also called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.
Henson previously co-starred with Terrence Howard in the 2005 movie "Hustle & Flow."
Lyon has three sons, all competing for control of Empire Entertainment.
Episode 11 is titled "Die but Once."
Andre Lyon is played by the actor Trai Byers, who is married to "Empire" co-star Grace Gealey.
This is the season one tagline for "Empire."
Loretha "Cookie" Lyon is the co-founder of Empire Entertainment.
Strong also acted in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer."
Bryshere Y. Gray plays Hakeem in the television series.
In season one episode eight, titled "The Lyon's Roar," Jamal publicly reveals he is homosexual. Jussie Smollett plays Jamal on the show.
In 2016, actress Taraji P. Henson won a Golden Globe for best performance by an actress in a television series – drama.
Episodes of "Empire" have a runtime of about 42 minutes.
Anika and Cookie are at odds with each other in the show.
In season one, the series "Empire" set a record with 12 consecutive weeks of increased viewership. The previous record was five consecutive weeks of increased viewership, set by "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" in 1999.
The premiere episode of the series garnered 9.8 million viewers.
Singleton served as a guest director for the fifth episode of the first season, which aired on Feb. 4, 2015.
Gray earned his role as Hakeem Lyon on the series in a FaceTime audition with executive producer, Brian Grazer.
Actress Kaitlin Doubleday plays Rhonda Lyon.
Wesley Snipes was Daniels' first choice to play Lucious Lyon. Taraji P. Henson told Daniels she wouldn’t accept the role of Cookie Lyon unless Terrence Howard got the lead role, and Daniels agreed.
Sidibe is also known for her roles in "Precious" and "The Big C."