'Empire' to conclude on Fox with sixth and final season
The music drama program's last go-around will consist of 20 episodes. Its time slot will remain at 9 PM and the show will now air on Tuesday nights. Fox Entertainment CEO Charlie Collier As of now, Collier says there are no plans for Jussie Smollett to appear in season 6.
'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett cleared of charges in alleged hoax attack - lawyers
: Illinois prosecutors on Tuesday (March 26) dropped charges that accused "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett of staging a phony hate crime attack to gain publicity, his attorneys said in a statement.
Fate of 'Empire' rests on outcome of Jussie Smollett case
Fate of 'Empire' Rests on outcome of Jussie Smollett Case FOX has yet to renew ‘Empire’ for a sixth season,and cast and crew members blame Smollett. 'Empire' is FOX’s number two scripted showjust behind ‘9-1-1’, making it unlikely thatratings would cause its cancelation.
Smollett staged ‘hate crime’ to advance career: Police
‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett faces one felony count of filing a false police report, after authorities say, he paid two brothers thousands of dollars to beat him in a staged racist and homophobic attack because he was unhappy with his salary.