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'Empire' showrunner dismisses reported beef between Taraji P. Henson, Nia Long

"Empire" showrunner Ilene Chaiken is dismissing reported drama between actresses Taraji P. Henson and Nia Long on the Chicago set of the Fox drama. "Nia is a gifted actress and we're grateful for the incredible work she did on 'Empire' in this pivotal role. Her character, Giuliana, is a nemesis...

'Empire' Boss Talks Lucious' Many Battles, "Breathtaking" Finale and Spinoff

Showrunner Ilene Chaiken talks to THR about Andre's dangerous endgame and Rumer Willis' "tormented" character. read more

Ilene Chaiken, Betsy Beers & More Set For Women In Entertainment Summit

EXCLUSIVE: ShondaLand’s Betsy Beers, Ilene Chaiken, Executive Producer of Fox’s Empire and Bad Moms Producer Suzanne Todd, have been added to the list of speakers at the 2nd annual Women in Entertainment Summit presented by ArcLightShow More Summary

'Empire' Boss Discusses Major Death and What's Next: "She's Not Out of the Show"

'Empire' showrunner Ilene Chaiken breaks down the many big moments from the hip-hop drama's season 3 premiere including a major character death. read more

From L Word to Empire: Ilene Chaiken Has Changed Television Twice

The out showrunner of Empire and creator of The L Word discusses anti-LGBT discrimination in Hollywood, animal rights, and her relationship with her wife, LouAnne.

'Empire' Boss Reflects on Season 2 "Frenzy," Previews "More Thoughtful" Return

"It's completely different rules this year," showrunner Ilene Chaiken tells THR. read more

‘Empire’ Team Talks Spinoff, Taye Diggs As Potential Cookie Love Interest In Season 3 – TCA

Empire’s Lucious Lyons and wife Cookie could get a spinoff, EP Ilene Chaiken acknowledged this afternoon at TCA. “There’s a good chance there will be a spinoff,” Chaiken said after appearing at TCA to talk about the third season of the hit Fox series. Show More Summary

'Empire' Showrunner Talks Ongoing Spinoff Conversations, Possible 'Star' Crossover

EP Ilene Chaiken also reflected on the decision to kill off two LGBT characters in April at the beginning of the "Bury Your Gays" trope. read more

TV is the new radio: 'Empire,' 'Vinyl' and late night talk shows provide wall-to-wall music

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When “Empire” showrunner Ilene Chaiken was working with Quincy Jones in the 1990s, they developed a show about a girl band. “It would have been a smash hit,” Chaiken says now. “But it didn't get on the air. For many years people have talked about doing shows about the music industry — but they...

'Empire' Season 3 Spoilers: Series Executive Ilene Chaiken Drops Details of Plans for Upcoming Installment

Fox's hit drama TV series "Empire" just served one of the most horrific wedding receptions ever since the Red Wedding in "Game of Thrones."

'Empire' Boss Talks Finale Death, Jamal's Fate and 'Godfather'-Inspired Season 3

"I would venture that it sure sounded like someone went over," showrunner Ilene Chaiken tells THR about the deadly cliffhanger. read more

Elisabeth Moss To Star In Straight-To-Series Drama ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ On Hulu

Hulu has given a straight-to-series order for drama The Handmaid’s Tale from MGM Television based on Margaret Atwood’s bestselling novel, with Elisabeth Moss (Top of the Lake) attached to star. Ilene Chaiken wrote the original script...Show More Summary

Another One Four Bite the Dust

So, wow, I was gone for two weeks and four (yes, FOUR) lesbian, bisexual (or as Ilene Chaiken likes to say “opportunist”) female characters were killed off. That’s two on “The Vampire Diaries” and two on “Empire.” Forget boat, we’re going to need a bigger graveyard to bury all these gays. Show More Summary

‘Empire’ Showrunner On Supercharged Return, Naomi Campbell & ‘The Godfather’

SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details of tonight's episode of Empire. "What I can say is that the first two episodes launch us into Season 2B and then it takes off like a demon," Empire showrunner Ilene Chaiken said of the return tonight of the blockbuster Fox series after nearly four months away. Show More Summary

'Empire' Showrunner Teases Midseason Return: "Hakeem Has to Make a Choice"

Showrunner Ilene Chaiken also previews "a big, big reveal coming for Andre in the latter half of the season." read more

‘Empire’ & ‘Masters Of Sex’ Showrunners On Diversity, Too Much TV And More — NATPE

Showrunners Ilene Chaiken (Empire) and Michelle Ashford (Masters Of Sex) took the stage at NATPE today mainly to talk about the life of a showrunner, but they also touched on such issues as diversity, the state of broadcast TV and the...Show More Summary

'Empire' Season 2 Spoilers: Someone - Not Rhonda - Will Die

The "Empire" Season 2 winter finale left Rhonda Lyon's fate in question, but remarks by "Empire" showrunner Ilene Chaiken suggest that the character will live, though - perhaps - her baby will die.

L-Word Creator Ilene Chaiken, Ellen DeGeneres Make The Hollywood Reporter’s 2015 Women in Entertainment Power 100

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The Hollywood Reporter has compiled its annual list of the most powerful women in the entrainment industry and The L Word co-creator Ilene Chaiken and Ellen DeGeneres have made the list.  RELATED | Power 50: Ellen DeGeneres Made up of...Show More Summary

Could The L Word Come Back? Here's What The Creator Says

et?s face it: we are in a world full of remakes- much to the jubilation of fans whose shows went too soon. So, could past Showtime?s The L Word join the ranks of rowdy reboots? Ilene Chaiken, who created the groundbreaking drama said this:Click To Continue Reading

'Empire' Boss Breaks Down Fall Finale: Lucious Is "Pushed to the Edge"

"Losing his company is possibly the worst thing that could happen to Lucious Lyon," showrunner Ilene Chaiken tells THR of the CEO's shocking ouster. read more

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