Note: Thursday morning preliminary ratings are announced and we add them here. Few hours after that final ratings are released and they are added instead of preliminary.
Television ratings represent how many people have watched a certain program. Here you can see the ratings and viewership of each episode of Empire.
The most watched and highest rated episode in Season One currently is Sins of the Father, and least watched and lowest rated was Pilot.
- The top 5 most watched episodes of Season One were :
- The 3 least watched episodes of Season One were :
|No.||Title||Air date|| Rating/share|
| DVR viewers|
| Total viewers|
|1||Pilot||January 7, 2015||3.78/11||9.90||1.8||4.05||5.6||13.95|
|2||The Outspoken King||January 14, 2015||4.01/12||10.32||1.6||3.69||5.6||14.01|
|3||The Devil Quotes Scripture||January 21, 2015||4.40/13||11.07||1.9||4.06||6.3||15.13|
|4||False Imposition||January 28, 2015||4.32/12||11.36||1.8||3.69||6.1||15.04|
|5||Dangerous Bonds||February 4, 2015||4.62/14||11.47||2.0||4.21||6.6||15.68|
|6||Out, Damned Spot||February 11, 2015||4.78/14||11.96||1.8||4.14||6.6||16.10|
|7||Our Dancing Days||February 18, 2015||5.17/15||13.02||2.3||5.14||7.5||18.16|
|8||The Lyon's Roar||February 25, 2015||5.41/15||13.90||2.3||5.08||7.7||18.98|
|9||Unto the Breach||March 4, 2015||5.77/17||14.33||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|10||Sins of the Father||March 11, 2015||5.79/17||14.90||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|11||Die But Once||March 18, 2015||6.1/21||15.82||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|12||Who I Am||March 18, 2015||6.9/21||17.62||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
- Empire's pilot episode tied How To Get Away With Murder as the highest rated premiere show of the 2014-15 television season.
- Empire's premiere ranked as Fox's highest-rated debut in three years.
- Empire is the first series in at least 23 years to have its viewership increase week to week for its first five episodes.
- Empire is currently the #2 rated show on television