Empire Season 1 Ratings

This page contains all the statistics for Season 1 of Empire. Immediately below is the full Ratings table. This table shows the episode names, dates, the LIVE + Same Day (L+SD) ratings and audience numbers, and the LIVE + 7 Day (L+7) ratings and audience numbers.

Below the ratings table is the Season Breakdown table. This table breaks the episodes in a season into quarters, and displays the average ratings and audience numbers for both L+SD and L+7 data.

At the bottom of the page are two graphs. The left graph shows the L+SD and L+7 ratings across the season, while the right graph shows the L+SD and L+7 audience data across the season

All audience data is in millions, for example, 9.85 = 9,850,000 viewers.

# Name Date L+SD R L+SD A L+7 R L+7 A Lead - in Rating Audience
12 Who I Am 18 Mar 15 6.9 17.62 9.3 23.116 Empire 6.1 15.82
11 Die But Once 18 Mar 15 6.1 15.82
10 Sins of the Father 11 Mar 15 5.8 14.90 8.5 20.626 American Idol 2.4 9.71
9 Unto The Breach 4 Mar 15 5.8 14.33 8.3 19.676 American Idol 2.1 8.89
8 The Lyon's Roar 25 Feb 15 5.4 13.90 7.7 18.981 American Idol 2.7 10.38
7 Our Dancing Days 18 Feb 15 5.2 13.02 7.5 18.156 American Idol 2.8 10.70
6 Out, Damned Spot 11 Feb 15 4.8 11.96 6.6 16.101 American Idol 2.8 10.66
5 Dangerous Bonds 4 Feb 15 4.6 11.47 6.6 15.678 American Idol 3.1 11.21
4 False Imposition 28 Jan 15 4.3 11.36 6.1 15.043 American Idol 2.9 11.28
3 The Devil Quotes Scripture 21 Jan 15 4.4 11.07 6.3 15.133 American Idol 3.4 11.76
2 Outspoken King 14 Jan 15 4.0 10.32 5.6 14.009 American Idol 3.0 10.87
1 Pilot 7 Jan 15 3.8 9.90 5.6 13.950 American Idol 3.2 11.20
Data Type Season Quarter 1 Quarter 2 Quarter 3 Quarter 4
# of Episodes 12 3 3 3 3
L+SD Ratings Avg 5.09 4.07 4.57 5.47 6.27
L+SD Audience Avg 12.97 10.43 11.60 13.75 16.11
L/I L+SD Ratings Avg 3.14 3.20 2.93 2.53 4.25
L/I L+SD Audience Avg 11.13 11.28 11.05 9.99 12.77
L+7 Ratings Avg 7.10 5.83 6.43 7.83 8.90
L+7 Audience Avg 17.315 14.364 15.607 18.938 21.871