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Join us for 'Empire' premiere at Horseshoe

Do you love "Empire" as much as we do? If you're chomping at the bit for Season 2's premiere on Wednesday, September 23 at 9 p.m. EST, then JOIN US at Margaritaville at Horseshoe Casino to watch the season opener.

Along with 101.1 The Wiz, FOX19 NOW is hosting a premiere party from 7 -10 p.m. FOX19 NOW staff and talent such as Rob Williams, Kara Sewell and Jessica Brown will be there and ready to party! Click here to RSVP on Facebook. 

Rob Williams will be live-tweeting the premiere of the show-- and the entire season -- at @Fox19Rob. Follow him on Twitter to share your thoughts on the show's latest OMG moments.


  • "Empire" costume contest
  • Prizes and giveaways, including an "Empire" record player and record for the best-dressed Cookie and "Empire" headphones + earbuds for the best-dressed Lucious
  • $5 EMPIRE cocktails: Cookie Colada and Luscious Lucious 
  • "Empire" trivia
  • "Empire" Photo Opp—take your selfies and us-ies with a cardboard cutout of the cast! 
  • LIVE viewing of the "Empire" Season 2 premiere at 9 p.m.

If you want to dress like one of the cast for our costume contest, but aren't sure where to start, check out these tutorial videos from "Empire" costume designer Rita McGhee. 

For Lucious, click here.

For Cookie, click here.

For Hakeem, click here.

For Andre, click here.

For Jamal, click here.

For more ways to get the "Empire" look without dropping "Empire"-style wads of cash, stick with FOX19 NOW at 10 p.m., Wednesday, September 23-- we'll have enough local tips to inspire a shopping trip.

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