Empire is an American series of musical-dramatic direction from directors Lee Daniels and Danny Strong. The legendary Timbaland was the main producer of the musical narrative. Shooting the series took place from March to May 2014 in the city of Chicago. World literary classical of the greatest English poet and playwright William Shakespeare as well as the concept of the series Dynasty 80s became sources of inspiration. The plot of the series touches on many current acute social problems. African-American men which can sing professionally have become the actors. Those who could not sing passed special courses in singing. In the first season starred many celebrities such as British supermodel Naomi Campbell, Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson and Gabourey Sidibe, Courtney Love, Cobain Kubert and many others. Actors Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers and Braysher Gray portrayed in the lead roles. The series Empire became number one of the most desirable of projects in 2015. He opened the audience the story of hip-hop family dynasty in which the owner of a large company must elect a worthy successor to continue the business of his life. Lucius Lyon overcame a long way from the poor boy who wandered through the streets to the owner of a major musical association. All his achievements are the results of his labor, abilities and skills in a timely manner to conclude deals. Having reached the peak of success and fame Lyon learned that he was terminally ill. Severe sclerosis struck his brain and leaves no chances for future life. Doctors said that he will live no longer than three years. The protagonist took bleak prognosis and decided that his enormous musical empire should continue to exist, whether that happened to him. It means that millionaire who is on the board of the death should to find a successor and give him all the power. But when you have three sons unequivocally make such a choice is not easy. Each of them has his own particular character but apparently none of them does not correspond for adoption of the duties of the owner of the Empire. The younger son Hakim is a talented boy, but still has not done anything worthy. Jamal middle son having good vocal is gay and takes it as a serious problem. Andre as the eldest son looks very seriously, and it seems most suitable for the role of heir but he is a Chief Financial Officer in the company who knows the basics of the formation of the musical businesses. However, these arguments is just the tip of the ice wanderer, primordial information. The more Lucius examines the soul and mental abilities of his sons the greater sees pluses and minuses. But it is worth remembering and about his wife. Earlier Cookie Lion also earned in drug business. When the family was arrested for criminal activity, Cookie took the blame on herself and provided an opportunity to her husband to educate sons and to create music empire for the money. After seventeen years of imprisonment Cookie decided that she also has the right to half of the company's assets. This turn of events makes worse the relationship of all family members. Now, every man for himself and builds a plan to seize the crown. The whole process is accompanied by intrigues and conspiracies. The first days brought to series 85% of useful reviews. The outcome of one season of the story has become one of the best in the last 10 years. 17.62 million viewers have preferred this exciting final episode. Now you know a lot of interesting facts about the series which managed to beat the ratings of views after the first episodes.