SILVER SPRING, Md.— TV One’s Memorial Day Weekend marathon of EMPIRE’s first and second season helped deliver the Best Memorial Day Weekend (Saturday, May 28-30) performance in network history in primetime and total day among all key demos.Memorial Day weekend, including the two day marathon of the award winning series reached 7 million unique total viewers and delivered the No. 1 telecast on broadcast and ad supported cable television among Black women 25-54 on May 29. Continuing its run on TV One, the epic series will air Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET beginning June 9.
“Living up to its name, “Empire” ruled our Memorial Day Weekend and we couldn’t be more excited for its success,” said Brad Siegel, TV One’s President. “TV One is honored to bring this passionate fan community a place to catch up, re-live or introduce amazing moments of their favorite hit show. And the best part, we start all over again every Thursday night starting next week with three episodes a night.”