RatedTV-14Runtime6hReleasedJun 28, 2005CountryUnited States
Empire is an American historical television series for ABC. It is an historical drama set in 44 BC Rome, and covers the struggle of a young Octavius, the nephew and heir of Julius Caesar, to become the first emperor of Rome. Octavius is helped in his quest by a fictitious gladiator called Tyrannus.
The series, filmed entirely in Rome and South Central Italy, was directed by John Gray and Kim Manners, and was produced by Carrie Henderson and Nick Gillott. It was written by Sara B. Cooper, Chip Johannessen, Tom Wheeler and William Wheeler.