Chimes at Midnight
Season Three, Episode Six
Air date November 16, 2016
Writer Cherien Dabis
Eric Haywood
Director Sanaa Hamri
Viewers 8.39 million
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Chimes at Midnight is the sixth episode of the third season of Empire and the 36th episode overall. It aired on November 16, 2016.

When Empire is hacked, the leak creates feuds between the artists and among the Lyon family; Andre tries to prove his worth to the company; Lucious is determined to divide Cookie and Angelo; Jamal is caught in a love triangle.




Main Cast

Recurring Cast

Guest Cast

  • Romeo Miller as Gram
  • French Montana as Vaughn Cooper
  • Juan Antonio as Philip
  • Matthew Yee as Agent Hughes
  • Samuel Hunt as Xavier Rosen

Major/Highlighted Events

  • Empire Entertainment is hacked, with numerous emails leaked to the public, including a nude selfie of Cookie.
    • Andre and Lucious later trace the hack to Gram, Tiana's ex-boyfriend, who has evidence of it on his computer. Lucious then arranges for Shine and his boys to deal with Gram, unaware that Gram was a scapegoat set up by Andre, who is the real mastermind, having paid Vaughn to hack Empire in order to become President of Empire X-Stream.