"American Idol": Season 14 begins, with two nights of audition episodes. Heads-up: word is, some Portland-area singers get some air time in the Wednesday or Thursday night outings. (8 p.m. Fox/12)
"Empire": Ambitious new series created by Lee Daniels ("The Butler") and Danny Strong ("Game Change") about Lucious (Terrence Howard), a former drug dealer-turned-entertainment-mogul who, after receiving a grave diagnosis, must decide which of his three sons should take over as head of the company....
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20:11 Trump meets with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s son23
18:48 Animal rights activists claim major win in Ringling Bros. closing21
05:02 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus to close after 146 years14