Fox orders hip-hop drama “Empire” and teen hospital drama “Red Band Society”
“The Butler’s” Lee Daniels is behind “Empire,” starring Terrence Howard as a music mogul along with Taraji P. Henson and Malik Yoba, with Timbaland serving as song producer. Steven Spielberg's “Red Band Empire” is set in a children’s hospital wing, starring Octavia Spencer and Dave Annable.

Norman Weiss has been doing TV Tattle since the week "Freaks and Geeks" was canceled. He is a Hollywood outsider who was born and raised in Hollywood. "American Idol" and "Dancing with the Stars" are broadcast 2 blocks from his high school.