"Empire" was renewed Wednesday for Season 4.
"Show your Lyon pride! RETWEET if you're excited that #Empire has been renewed for Season 4," the show encouraged fans.
Newman and Fox entertainment president David Madden said Season 4 will consist of 18 episodes, according to Variety.
The new season will premiere during the 2017-2018 television season.
"Empire" is in the midst of its third season and will return from mid-season break Mar. 22.
The drama follows a music mogul (Terrence Howard) as he contends with his ex-wife (Taraji P. Henson) and three sons (Bryshere Y. Gray, Trai Byers, Jussie Smollett).
"Empire" and its cast have won several awards, including a 2016 Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Television Series Drama for Henson.
The series was co-created by Lee Daniels and Daniel Strong.