Just two weeks after its premiere, FOX has ordered a second season of "Empire," created by <strong>Lee Daniels</strong> ("Lee Daniels' The Butler," "Precious") and <strong>Danny Strong</strong>, it was announced today by <strong>Dana Walden</strong> and <strong>Gary Newman</strong>, Chairmen and CEOs, Fox Television Group, during the FOX portion of the Winter Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena. Emerging as the #1 new series of the television season in Adults 18-49, "Empire" is averaging a 5.3 rating in Live+3, according to current Nielsen Media Research ratings data.