Justin Caruso reports at Breitbart:
Ratings for the FOX drama Empire crashed to an all-time low on Wednesday following the abrupt decision by the Cook County prosecutor to drop all charges against the show's embattled star Jussie Smollett.
According to TVLine, Wednesday night's episode of Empire dropped to 3.97 million viewers. This all-time low follows last week's low performance of only 4 million total viewers.
The ratings for the Fox drama have been in a free fall since Smollett allegedly planned a hoax attack against himself.
Two weeks ago, the show's fifth season debut episode dropped 35 percent in the ratings compared to last year.
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