'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.
Chicago wants answers after Smollett case
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants answers after prosecutors abruptly dropped charges against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett, who was accused of staging a hoax hate crime to boost his career.
Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty
"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett appeared in court in Chicago on Thursday and pleaded not guilty to falsely reporting to police that he was the victim of a hate-crime assault.
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.
Chicago PD seek follow-up interview with Jussie Smollett
Chicago police have shifted the direction of their investigation into actor Jussie Smollett’s report of a hate-crime assault and are seeking to interview him again, after releasing two men detained for questioning in the probe, a police spokesman said.