2019's Biggest TV Controversies: SNL's Mis-Hire, Rookie Exit, Constance Wu Rues Renewal, College Bribes and More
The past year gave us no shortage of TV scandals, ranging from #MeToo-related actor departures to questionable firings to a series of unfortunate tweets. READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS
Empire Boss Eyeing Jussie Smollett for Possible Finale Comeback: 'It Would Be Weird to End the Show Without Him'
Empire may be getting the band back together for one final encore.
Showrunner Brett Mahoney tells TVLine that discussions are underway to possibly have embattled former cast member Jussie Smollett return as Jamal before the show wraps its six-season run this spring. READ MORE
Here's How Empire Will Explain Jamal's Absence in Final Season
There’s an extended honeymoon and then there’s a permanent honeymoon.
Amid official word that embattled Empire star Jussie Smollett will not be returning for the Fox’s drama’s sixth and final season, it appears READ MORE
Jussie Smollett's Empire Future Confirmed: Embattled Actor Will Not Return for Final Season, Says Fox
Why did Fox extend embattled Empire star Jussie Smollett‘s contract through the sixth and final season if producers never intended to bring him back? Fox’s top exec clarified the seemingly counter-intuitive move on Wednesday at the Television Critics Assoc. summer press tour. READ MORE
Jussie Smollett Not Returning to Empire, Lee Daniels Confirms
Empire Renewed for Season 6 at Fox; 'No Plans' for Jussie Smollett to Return
How Did Empire Write Out Jamal?
Empire Cast Urges Fox to Bring Back Jussie Smollett for Potential Season 6: 'We Must Stand Together as a Family'
Just a few hours before Jussie Smollett‘s final Empire episode of the season airs on Fox, his co-stars have penned a letter of support, asking the network to keep Smollett on the show for a potential sixth season. READ MORE