Jussie Smollett, left, plays a gay singer on “Empire,” with Taraji P. Henson, who plays his mom.
Jussie Smollett, left, plays a gay singer on “Empire,” with Taraji P. Henson, who plays his mom. Chuck Hodes FOX/TNS
Jussie Smollett, left, plays a gay singer on “Empire,” with Taraji P. Henson, who plays his mom. Chuck Hodes FOX/TNS

Why ‘Empire’ rules network TV and you should pay attention to this show

September 03, 2015 05:32 PM