Empire‘s season finale aired last night (March 18) in an epic two hour event.
The FOX hit scored a 6.4 rating among adults 18-49 and 16.5 million viewers, THR reports, which is 800,000 more viewers than the previous week. In the 9pm hour, the show increased even more, with a 6.8 rating and 17.5 million viewers!
With these ratings, Empire officially grew in ratings for every week it aired. The show also made a splash on social media last night – 4.2 million people generated 15.8 million posts/likes/comments/shares related to the show on Facebook alone!
Empire stars Taraji P. Henson, Jussie Smollett, Terrence Howard, Grace Gealey, and more. We cannot wait for season two of the show!
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