Empire on FOX Pulls Highest Rating & Set To Add Big Names For Guest Appearances
In updated national estimates from Nielsen released Thursday afternoon, Fox’s “Empire” held at a 4.3 rating (down a tenth from last week’s national rating) but went up to a 13 share in the demo and to a series-high 11.36 million total viewers. Lead-in “American Idol” also held at its prelim demo score (2.9/9) and went up in total viewers (to 11.28 million), finishing just a bit behind “Empire.”
In addition to the current cast Taraji P. Henson, Terrence Howard, fans have seen Cuba Gooding Jr. and Naomi Campbell guest star so far. According to S2S Magazine the show is set to add a few more names to the roster including Guest appearances from Lenny Kravitz, Mariah Carey, Snoop Dogg, Raven Symone, Patti LaBelle, Courtney Love, and Foxy Brown and Denzel Washington.