Jussie Smollett

"Hidden Figures" stars Octavia Spencer, Taraji P. Henson and Janelle Monáe
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Events

21st Century Fox took home 11 awards at the 48th NAACP Image Awards this past weekend. “Hidden Figures,” “Empire” and “The People v. O.J. Simpson” each received multiple accolades.

Ilene Chaiken
Social Impact

Ilene Chaiken, “Empire” executive producer and showrunner, was honored with a 2016 GLSEN Respect Award last evening at a ceremony in New York City for her work in representing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people on television.

Empire
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Pictured L-R: Gabourey Sidibe, Ta'Rhonda Jones, Jussie Smollet, Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Bryshere Gray, Trai Byers, Kaitlin Doubleday, Grace Gealey and Serayah McNeil
TV

The second season of FOX’s hit musical drama “Empire” continues with its spring premiere on Wednesday, March 30, at 9 p.m. EDT/PDT. The episode, titled “Death Will Have His Day,” will reveal the aftermath of the show’s midseason finale.

Empire - 2016 NAACP Image Awards
Events

FOX was well-represented at the 47th NAACP Image Awards on Feb. 5, which celebrated the year in “outstanding achievements and performances of people of color in the arts, as well as those individuals or groups who promote social justice through their creative endeavors." The blockbuster drama “Empire,” which was recently renewed for a third season, won five Image awards.