Variety confirmed, Fox has renewed ‘Empire’ for its fifth season.
Starring Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson, Empire is currently the second most watched in platform viewing with average 11.3 million viewers.
You can read the official statement below:
“’Empire’ is as compelling, emotional and unpredictable as it ever was,” said Michael Thorn, entertainment president for Fox Broadcasting. “We are so proud of our amazing cast, led by Terrence and Taraji, who deliver powerful performances week after week. We’d also like to thank our tremendous creative team – Lee, Danny, Brett, Ilene, Sanaa, Brian and Francie – whose inspired storytelling continues to create the unforgettable, jaw-dropping OMG moments that have always been signature to ‘Empire’.”
Brett Mahoney is attached to be the showrunner for the fifth season.