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Inside "Empire," The Most Talked-About Show On Television

Creators Lee Daniels and Danny Strong and showrunner Ilene Chaiken talked to BuzzFeed News about being at the helm of network TV’s biggest success story in years, how they made it happen, and their hopes for Season 2 (Oprah Winfrey, Denzel Washington, and Spike Lee, to name a few).

What "Empire" Means For Blackness On Television

Fox's new series has broken ratings records — and it's also broken ground in terms of its portrayal of race, queerness, and women on television. But that doesn’t mean it's perfect, as BuzzFeed Entertainment Senior Editor Kelley Carter, BuzzFeed LGBT Editor Saeed Jones, and BuzzFeed Staff Writer Ira Madison III discuss.

Oprah Wins!

With a $25 million opening weekend, Lee Daniels' The Butler is the first big awards movie of the year. But Kick-Ass 2, Steve Jobs, and Liam Hemsworth lose, huge.

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