On an epic night of music and drama, Carlotta (Queen Latifah) comes face-to-face with Cookie (Taraji P. Henson),Lucious (Terrence Howard) and Jamal Lyon (Jussie Smollett), as the worlds of Empire and Star collide Wednesday, Sept. 27 on FOX. The special event begins with the Season Four premiere of Empire (8/7C), followed by the Season Two premiere of Stat (9/8C).
FOX has created at two-hour Les Daniels event – a night of music and drama – with the fall finale of Empire leading into the premiere of his new series, Star.
On Wednesday, December 14th, events rise to a crescendo on Empire (8/7C) and a woman whose live in the foster care system gives her a unique voice begins her journey on Star (9/8C) – before moving into the show’s regular timeslot on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 (9/8C).
Details – and the teaser for Star – follow the jump.
Back in the olden days before cable, it was not uncommon for TV shows to have ‘official sponsors’ – sponsors who paid a wee bit more and got preferential placing during commercial breaks.
Today, we see that more in relation to sports than other television programming – which is why it’s news that FOX’s out of nowhere hit, Empire, now has two official sponsors – Lincoln and Pepsi will serve as official sponsors for season two of their monster hit.
Beginning on July 16th, FOX’s Next Empire Artist Bus Tour will visit 15 cities across the country, offering fans a chance to record their version of Empire’s biggest hits. Fans recording songs will be given an opportunity to record an a cappella version to submit in the FOX’s Next Empire Artist Contest – with the winner nabbing a guest appearance as an Empire artist during the show’s second season.
The Television Critics Association has released its nominations for the 2015 TCA Awards, celebrating the best in television programming over the last year. As usual, HBO led all networks – cable or broadcast – with seven noms.
FOX’s acclaimed and popular Empire and Amazon’s unique and groundbreaking Transparent lead the way with four nominations apiece. The final season of AMC’s Mad Men, FX’s brilliant The Americans and The CW’s terrific take on telenovelas, Jane the Virgin each grabbed three nominations.
The complete of nominations follows the jump. The 31st TCA Awards will be presented Saturday, August 8th.