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'Empire' Sneak Peek: Don't Mess with Cookie

Taraji P. Henson stars as Cookie Lyon in Empire.
There's a Lyon family face-off in tonight's new episode of Lee Daniels ' Empire, airing at 9 p.m. ET/PT on FOX. The hot new primetime soap opera premiered last week to big ratings and social media buzz. If you love to watch fascinating family drama, Empire is the show for you.

In "The Outspoken King," Lucious must defend Empire's IPO launch after controversies arise around one of his artists being involved in a shooting, and Cookie proves to be invaluable by helping Lucious turn a crisis into a triumph. Competition between Lucious and Cookie heats up when Cookie hears of Lucious's plan to stage a huge performance for Hakeem - but not Jamal. Meanwhile, the police begin to investigate Bunkie's murder.

Watch a sneak peek of tonight's episode below:



Empire stars Terrence Howard as Lucious Lyon, Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyon, Malik Yoba as Vernon Turner, Jussie Smollett as Jamal Lyon, Bryshere Gray as Hakeem Lyon, Trai Byers as Andre Lyon, Grace Gealey as Anika Gibbons, Kaitlin Doubleday as Rhonda Lyon and Rafael De La Fuentes as Michael Sanchez

Gabourey Sidibe guest stars as Becky.

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