Is Empire a soap opera? NBC Gives Put Pilot Order to New Soapy Family Drama From ‘Empire’ Producer Imagine TV. Barely a day after reporting news of broadcast networks looking for more soaps on their primetime schedules, Deadline is reporting that NBC has given a put pilot order for an untitled soapy family drama from…
Why did Empire get Cancelled? In separate statements, Empire creators/executive producers Lee Daniels and Danny Strong addressed the abrupt ending of their show due to the coronavirus pandemic while holding out hope that they could film a proper finale one day. In light of the situation in the U.S., there are no current plans for that.
Is Empire coming back in 2022? It saddens us to have to announce that we are having to postpone the second edition of Empire Con that was due to take place in December 2021.
Is Empire worth watching? Critics Consensus: With masterfully melodramatic writing and gloriously glam performances, Empire is not backing down on the soapy spectacle in its second season. Critics Consensus: Though heavy on melodrama, Empire elevates the nighttime soap with its top-notch cast, musical entertainment, and engrossing plots.