Broadcast TV's New Shows for 2014-15 Season. "Empire" (Fox) Stars: Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Jussie Smollett, Bryshere Y. Gray, Malik Yoba, Kaitlin Doubleday, Trai Byers, Grace Gealey, Gabourey Sidibe, Tasha Smith, and Macy Gray. Team collaboration: Lee Daniels, Brian Grazer, Francie Calfo, and Timbaland. "Empire" is a unique family drama set in the world of a hip-hop empire that will feature both original and current music.