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Season 5

Aired 3 days ago - Oct 17, 2018

The Lyon family works to get back in their groove with a brand-new project underway. As Cookie and Portia attempt to sign Devon, who has just the sound they're looking for, Andre tries to prove himself useful to Lucious on the business side of things. Not having heard from Kai, Jamal panics and looks back at their history together. At Empire, the new management entangles itself with a dangerous tie from the Lyon family's past. MORE -LESS

Recap of Empire (2015) Season 5 Episode 4 (S05E04) - 1
You're worried about crow's feet in lockdown?
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Okay, what I need you to do is get through this stack, okay?
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♪ I don't want to, no... ♪
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He hasn't checked in? Are they saying he's missing?
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♪ One night ting is not what I came for ♪
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What are you a, you a tourist, or something?
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I used to sneak in here and look at it when I was a kid.
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I never remember you going to collect without backup, Pop.
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Over the job, over us.
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- You think that's him? - I hope not.
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that cut through all of the clutter.
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I'm gonna bring him down right now. I'll call you back. Hi!
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Because I'm not gonna let this talented young brother
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You know when he see Empire,
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- Welcome home. - Thank you, Sonny.
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Mm-hmm.
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You were in there 'cause you got caught.
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And what we need to do is take you
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And the data tells us that a male R&B singer
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there's still a little magic left in what we do around here.
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Does that mean you like it or you don't like it?
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working out of their house, right?
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Yes. God has blessed you, Devon.
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Look, Kingsley's a Boy Scout, okay?
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but the today Lucious walks into my place
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I'm coming back here, man. I want my money.
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when they took your name and gave you a number,
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♪ I don't care who knows ♪
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Who said there's a story?
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- Definitely. - Okay, cool.
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♪ One more minute ♪
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It's a gift.
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Uh, you know, I have another meeting I should get to.
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- Mm-hmm. - He said that to me when he hired me
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Babe, you've been working hard.
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this is, this is really nice, but we can't, Hakeem.
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No, I just gave him up to Empire.
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Empire showed me a whole nother world.
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Welcome home, baby.
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I'm HIV-positive, but I'm undetectable.
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What's going on? You okay?
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before he left, but, um...
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No, that's all right, Mal. I'll go with you.
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Does that mean that he's dead?
Aired 10 days ago - Oct 10, 2018

Cookie and Lucious push to get back in the music game, but they'll need the whole family and some old allies to make serious sacrifices in order to do so. Meanwhile, Andre finds a risky way to make a name for himself among his fellow inmates.

Aired 17 days ago - Oct 03, 2018

Cookie and Lucious learn the difficulties of launching an artist without Empire Entertainment's resources, and their future with new artist Treasure is jeopardized. So when they receive two interesting offers that will launch them back into power in the music industry, they make a surprising decision. Meanwhile, Jamal decides to put his family first and move back to New York, leaving Kai with some tough decisions. MORE -LESS

Aired 24 days ago - Sep 26, 2018

Two years after losing Empire to Eddie Barker, Cookie and Lucious are still in the midst of picking up the pieces. The family is now completely dispersed and coping in their own ways after experiencing unimaginable tragedies. Meanwhile, in an effort to reclaim the Lyons' position in the music industry, Cookie sets her eyes on a talented new singer and rapper, Treasure. MORE -LESS