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Madison Avenue Bets Big on Fox's 'Star' to Lead Freshman TV Shows

What does it take to get a consumer to open his or her wallet? Madison Avenue is wagering that a TV show with what is likely to be a memorable soundtrack will do the trick. 656 more words


Fox Hit With 'Empire' Class Action Suit Over Filming At Juvenile Detention Center

With the Season 3 debut of Empire just weeks away, the first two episodes of the Fox blockbuster’s second season today are at the center of a potential big-bucks class action lawsuit filed over filming at a Chicago juvenile detention center that left hundreds of underage inmates in “lockdown.” 502 more words


The Real Cookie Lyon Moves Forward With 'Empire' Lawsuit

Michigan U.S. District Judge Terrence Berg has granted Sophia Eggleston legal ammunition in her war against “Empire” creators Lee Daniels and Danny Strong. In her suit, she claims to be the “real Cookie Lyon,” and she wants Lee and Danny to pay up for ripping off her life story. 275 more words

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Ms. Pat Comedy From Lee Daniels & Brian Grazer Gets Fox Put Pilot Commitment

EXCLUSIVE: Fox has given a put pilot commitment to a single-camera half-hour comedy series starring standup comedian Ms. Pat, which is executive produced by the… 262 more words

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Details Emerge About Mariah Carey's Character On 'Empire'

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — After two seasons of teasing viewers about whether it would happen, Mariah Carey has set a date to guest star on Fox’s “Empire.” 146 more words

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Mariah Carey is Coming to "Empire" This Fall

Other programming moves from Fox include an upcoming “New Girl”/”Brooklyn Nine-Nine” crossover episode, and a one-hour “Simpsons” episode to be aired in the 2016-17 television season. 180 more words

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