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We Want Season 7 Of "Empire"

Empire was a groundbreaking show for diversity on Fox. It is in significant bad taste to not allow such a diverse show to have its proper outcome. Especially after Fox canceled many of its diverse shows in 2019. Fox claimed that they canceled Empire’s sister show Star in order to give Empire a proper farewell, yet the lack of support from Fox on the final 2 episodes showed its lack of commitment to diversity.

The series premiered on January 7, 2015 to nearly 10 million viewers while the first-season finale was watched by 17 million viewers. Its first season received positive reviews from critics, who praised its acting, particularly Henson's, its direction, soundtrack, writing, costumes, editing and the overall tone of the show, with many critics describing it as a "fresh take on a musical." Subsequent seasons also received positive reviews, with its second season being the most well-received.

During its run, it was one of the most-watched television shows on Fox. On April 30, 2019, Fox renewed the show for the sixth season and final season, and the first without Smollett, who was confirmed to not be returning after he was charged with filing a false police report in an incident where he allegedly was assaulted by two men he claimed were Trump supporters. The season premiered on September 24, 2019 and the series concluded on April 21, 2020.

A spin-off of the series, centered around Taraji P. Henson's character, Cookie Lyon, was set to launch in 2020. However, Fox passed on the pilot, and it is being shopped to other networks.

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