We jumped ahead three months to open Empire Season 2 Episode 1.
On the premiere of network television's biggest hit, Lucious is trying to run his company from behind federal bars, while a headline-grabbing state prosecutor is making it her mission to bring the CEO down.
Elsewhere, Cookie stages a star-studded concert in support of her ex-husband...although, being Cookie, she's also scheming with Andre, Hakeem, Anika and Mimi Whiteman to finalize her hostile takeover of his company.
What else transpired on an intense return episode?
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