Empire ends on a high note

Fox’s Empire wrapped up its smash season on Wednesday with a 6.5 rating among A18-49 and 16.7 million viewers. From its January 7 premiere, the hip hop drama rose in viewers every week, for a total gain of 69 percent, and grew 71 percent among A18-49, with only one demo dip. Season one is now streamed exclusively to subscribers of Hulu Plus, which SVP and head of content Craig Erwich described Thursday as being “ecstatic to be the exclusive streaming home to the biggest show of the year.”

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