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Lucious is the founder of a very successful record label and life for him is very good. That is until he is diagnosed with a neurodegenerative, ALS, and he has to start to think about the future. He is torn between which of his three sons to sign over his business too, something that becomes even more complicated when his ex-wife, Cookie, gets out of prison and stakes her claim.
‘Empire’ is packed full of scandal, romance, drama, family disputes and lots of inside music information. If you cannot wait to watch more TV shows like ‘Empire’, I recommend Scandal for the sheer amount of gossip involved and ‘Nashville’ if you love ‘Empire’ for the music storylines.
James “Ghost” St. Patrick is the name on everyone’s lips amongst New York’s elite. St Patrick owns a night club but leads a double life as the kingpin in one of the biggest drug businesses in the city. James wants nothing more than to be a well-meaning businessman and family man, but he cannot help but to fall deeper into the criminal world.
‘Boss’ ran for just two seasons and was focused around its central character Mayor Tom Kane. Frasier’s Kelsey Grammar plays Kane. Like Underwood, Kane faces various battles to maintain his power, not least his very personal fight against his dementia.
The show does tug pull on your heartstrings, as we see Kane’s every increasing struggle with speech impediments and hallucinations, as a result of his illness. The demise in Kane’s mirrors the tumultuous world of local politics and the demonic actions people take, in order to remain at the top.
Another series like ‘Empire’ is ‘Scandal’. Olivia Pope is a former White House Communications Director, who decided that a career change is needed. Olivia starts her own crisis management firm and quickly begins to unravel the most scandalous of secrets. Each client who walks through her door has a more outrageous story than the last, making for great TV.
Despite looking happy on the outside, family man Dre Johnson is struggling to find a sense cultural identity in his predominantly white, upper-middle-class neighbourhood. Laurence Fishburne guest stars as Dre’s father who tries to help his son find peace in the lifestyle that he has chosen for himself and his wife and kids.
40 something country music superstar Rayna Jaymes is determined to keep her career alive, but her management see things differently. She is ordered to share a tour with starlet Juliette Barnes tour or will be dropped from her label. The show opens up the Nashville music scene and reveals how much of a struggle it is for women to maintain a career in the music industry.
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