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By on September 3, 2018

Episode 3×09 “Zion” (Fall Finale)

EVERYONE’S LIFE IS CHANGED FOREVER

Ben Vereen Guest-Stars

Carlotta does what she can to make the Rhythm and Bells Festival a success.

However, challenges arise when Star ends up in a legal bind, Alex makes a major career move, Simone is hiding a secret and Cassie gets out of jail seeking revenge.

Meanwhile, Derek and Ruby volunteer at the shelter, where Ruby comes face-to-face with the man who attacked her.

Then, tempers flare as Carlotta and Cassie’s father, Calvin (guest star Ben Vereen), shows up unexpectedly.

Cast: Queen Latifah as Carlotta Brown, Brandy Norwood as Cassie, Jude Demorest as Star Davis, Ryan Destiny as Alexandra Crane, Brittany O’Grady as Simone Davis, Amiyah Scott as Cotton, Quincy Brown as Derek Jones, Miss Lawrence as Miss Bruce, Luke James as Noah Brooks, Lance Gross as Maurice, Matthew Noszka as Jackson “Jax” Ellis, and William Levy as Mateo.

Guest Cast: Evan Ross as Angel Rivera, Jaunita Jennings as Grandma Ruby, Trayce Malachi as Jayden, Harold Perrineau as Bobby, Nealla Gordon as Charlene, Furly Mac as Mike Mike, Chad Michael Murray as Xander, Ben Vereen as Calvin, Kosine as Lil Dini, Draya Michele as Chloe.

Air Date: Wednesday, Dec. 5 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. 

 

STAR: L-R: Ryan Destiny, Queen Latifah and Jude Demorest in the “Roots and Wings” episode of STAR. Co. CR: Wilford Harewood/FOX.

Episode 3×08 “Roots and Wings”

SOME THINGS CHANGE, WHILE SOME THINGS STAY THE SAME

Ben Vereen and Evan Ross Guest-Star

Carlotta returns to Gravity Records, but finds out a lot has changed. Star meets Jackson’s mother, Becky (guest star Kelly Sullivan), and makes a shocking discovery.

Meanwhile, Simone asks Nina for help when Angel (guest star Evan Ross) returns in an unlikely way; Alex, still reeling from her fight with Derek, struggles with writing her own music; and Noah becomes dangerously paranoid and enlists his father, Bobby (guest star Harold Perrineau), as his new manager.

Then, Cassie and Carlotta take steps towards making amends and Carlotta finds healing in confronting her father, Calvin (guest star Ben Vereen).

Cast: Queen Latifah as Carlotta Brown, Brandy Norwood as Cassie, Jude Demorest as Star Davis, Ryan Destiny as Alexandra Crane, Brittany O’Grady as Simone Davis, Amiyah Scott as Cotton, Quincy Brown as Derek Jones, Miss Lawrence as Miss Bruce, Luke James as Noah Brooks, Lance Gross as Maurice, Matthew Noszka as Jackson “Jax” Ellis, and William Levy as Mateo.

Guest Cast: Evan Ross as Angel Rivera, Jaunita Jennings as Grandma Ruby, Harold Perrineau as Bobby, Camila Banus as Nina, Chad Michael Murray as Xander, Kelly Sullivan as Becky, Ben Vereen as Calvin, Draya Michele as Chloe.

Air Date: Wednesday, Nov. 28 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.

Photos: “Roots and Wings”

 

STAR: L-R: Ryan Destiny, Jude Demorest and Brittany O’Grady. Co. CR: Wilford Harewood/FOX.

Episode 3×07 “Karma”

WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND

Gravity Media recruits social media influencer Chloe David (guest star Draya Michele) to attract more attention to Carlotta’s (Queen Latifah) festival, but Take 3’s plan to hijack attention to their album doesn’t go as planned.

Cassie’s relationship with Xander (guest star Chad Michael Murray) gets more complicated and Star must face her fears in order to build her family with Jax.

Meanwhile, Detective Montero puts Derek (Quincy Brown) in a dangerous position that could cost him everything. 

Cast: Queen Latifah as Carlotta Brown, Brandy Norwood as Cassie, Jude Demorest as Star Davis, Ryan Destiny as Alexandra Crane, Brittany O’Grady as Simone Davis, Amiyah Scott as Cotton, Quincy Brown as Derek Jones, Miss Lawrence as Miss Bruce, Luke James as Noah Brooks, Lance Gross as Maurice, Matthew Noszka as Jackson “Jax” Ellis, and William Levy as Mateo

Guest Cast: Chad Michael Murray as Xander, Lyndie Greenwood as Megan, Kosine as Lil Dini, Gabrielle Walsh as Detective Maria Montero and Draya Michele as Chloe David.

Air Date: Wednesday, Nov. 14 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. 

Photos: “Karma”

 

STAR: L-R: Jude Demorest, Ryan Destiny and Brittany O’Grady in the “Ante Up” episode. Co. CR: Wilford Harewood/FOX.

Episode 3×06 “Ante Up”

THE GLOVES COME OFF

In an effort to boost ticket sales, Mateo brings on controversial rapper Lil Dini (guest star Kosine), who clashes with Take 3. Star and Noah confide in each other about their relationship issues and Simone is put in a sticky situation when Jackson is cast as her co-star in a movie.

Meanwhile, Derek’s keeping a secret, Cotton’s suspicions about Cassie grow and Xander (guest star Chad Michael Murray) pushes Cassie to find the rat in her organization. 

Cast: Queen Latifah as Carlotta Brown, Brandy Norwood as Cassie, Jude Demorest as Star Davis, Ryan Destiny as Alexandra Crane, Brittany O’Grady as Simone Davis, Amiyah Scott as Cotton, Quincy Brown as Derek Jones, Miss Lawrence as Miss Bruce, Luke James as Noah Brooks, Lance Gross as Maurice, Matthew Noszka as Jackson “Jax” Ellis, and William Levy as Mateo.

Guest Cast: Camila Banus as Nina, Lyndie Greenwood as Megan, Trayce Malachi Baker as Jayden, Chad Michael Murray as Xander, Kosine as Lil Dini, Carlos E. Lopez as Camilo.

Air Date: Wednesday, Nov. 7 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. 

Photos: “The Gloves Come Off”

 

STAR: L-R: Jude Demorest and Brittany O’Grady in the “Someday We’ll All Be Free” episode of STAR. Co. CR: Wilford Harewood/FOX.

Episode 3×05 “Someday We’ll all be Free”

[EDITOR’S NOTE: In the event that a World Series Game 7 IS necessary, EMPIRE and STAR will be preempted, and local programming will air in primetime on the West Coast.]

Carlotta goes missing, suspicions about Olivia (guest star Kayla Smith) rise as she continues to pursue a friendship with Alex to cope with the loss of her sister. Maurice and Mateo settle on an agreement that tests Noah’s loyalty.

Miss Bruce and Bobby (guest star Harold Perrineau) connect over their similar pasts and Noah, Simone, and Star try to keep Carlotta’s Music Festival afloat in her absence. 

Cast: Queen Latifah as Carlotta Brown, Brandy Norwood as Cassie, Jude Demorest as Star Davis, Ryan Destiny as Alexandra Crane, Brittany O’Grady as Simone Davis, Amiyah Scott as Cotton, Quincy Brown as Derek Jones, Miss Lawrence as Miss Bruce, Luke James as Noah Brooks, Lance Gross as Maurice, Matthew Noszka as Jackson “Jax” Ellis, and William Levy as Mateo.

Guest Cast: Benjamin Bratt as Jahil, Camila Banus as Nina, Kayla Smith as Olivia, Lyndie Greenwood as Megan, Harold Perrineau as Bobby Brooks, Olivia Dawson as Geraldine, and Kenneth Israel as Chris Mackey.

Air Date: Wednesday, Nov.1 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. 

Photos: “Someday We’ll All Be Free”

 

STAR: L-R: Chad Michael Murray and Brandy Norwood. Co. CR: Wilford Harewood/FOX

Episode 3×04 “All Falls Down”

CARLOTTA STANDS STRONG

Terrence J (“Think Like a Man,” “Safeword”), Lyndie Greenwood (“Flint,” “Sleepy Hollow”) and Chad Michael Murray (“One Tree Hill,” “Agent Carter”) Guest-Star

Still stressed and grieving, Carlotta lands celebrity host Ryan J (Terrence J) to host Gravity Media’s Snowball event, but it doesn’t come easy.

Meanwhile, Star finds out that Maurice stole from her, and Derek becomes skeptical about Alex’s super-fan-turned-bestie, Olivia (guest star Kayla Smith).

Then, Simone is asked to speak at the Orange Ball; Cassie does business with her ex, Xander (guest star Chad Michael Murray); Maurice gets a blast from the past; and someone’s fate is revealed.

Cast: Queen Latifah as Carlotta Brown, Brandy Norwood as Cassie, Jude Demorest as Star Davis, Ryan Destiny as Alexandra Crane, Brittany O’Grady as Simone Davis, Amiyah Scott as Cotton, Quincy Brown as Derek Jones, Miss Lawrence as Miss Bruce, Luke James as Noah Brooks, Lance Gross as Maurice, Matthew Noszka as Jackson “Jax” Ellis, and William Levy as Mateo.

Guest Cast: Elijah Kelley as Andy, Camila Banus as Nina, Kim Zolziack as herself, Kroy Biermann as himself, Chad Michael Murray as Xander McPherson, Kayla Smith as Olivia, Terrence J as Ryan J and Lyndie Greenwood as Megan.

Air Date: Wednesday, Oct. 17 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. 

Photos: “All Falls Down”

 

STAR: L-R: Matthew Noszka and Jude Demorest. Co. CR: Wilford Harewood/FOX

Episode 3×03 “A Family Affair”

FAMILY TIES ARE TESTED

Chad Michael Murray Guest-Stars

In an attempt to “go legit,” Cassie embarks on a new venture with a businessman (guest star Chad Michael Murray), that interferes with Carlotta’s work.

Meanwhile, Noah struggles with making a contract decision under the watch of his father, Bobby (guest star Harold Perrineau), who is now back in his life.

Then, still struggling with the death of a super-fan’s sister, Alex helps the fan start a music career.

Also, a shocking discovery causes Star to take family a little more seriously, Simone finds out a secret about Mateo she can’t keep to herself and Andy is back in trouble.

Cast: Queen Latifah as Carlotta Brown, Brandy Norwood as Cassie, Jude Demorest as Star Davis, Ryan Destiny as Alexandra Crane, Brittany O’Grady as Simone Davis, Amiyah Scott as Cotton, Quincy Brown as Derek Jones, Miss Lawrence as Miss Bruce, Luke James as Noah Brooks, Lance Gross as Maurice, Luke James as Noah Brooks, Matthew Noszka as Jackson “Jax” Ellis, and William Levy as Mateo.

Guest Cast: Elijah Kelley as Andy, Evan Ross as Angel Rivera, Juanita Jennings as Grandma Ruby, Camila Banus as Nina, Harold Perrineau as Bobby Brooks, Chad Michael Murray as Xander McPherson, and Kayla Smith as Olivia.

Air Date: Wednesday, Oct. 10 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. 

Photos: “A Family Affair”

 

STAR: L-R: Ryan Destiny, Jude Demorest and Brittany O’Grady. Co. CR: Wilford Harewood/FOX

Episode 3×02 “Who’s the Daddy?”

STAR’S GOT DADDY ISSUES

When Mateo pulls a shocking stunt to reveal Star’s pregnancy, the social media trolls go wild.

Meanwhile, Simone faces a choice between her marriage and career, Carlotta and Cassie continue to battle it out and Maurice and Cassie team up for an unlikely ploy.

Then, Derek returns home to find Miss Ruby in trouble.

Cast: Queen Latifah as Carlotta Brown, Brandy Norwood as Cassie, Jude Demorest as Star Davis, Ryan Destiny as Alexandra Crane, Brittany O’Grady as Simone Davis, Amiyah Scott as Cotton, Quincy Brown as Derek Jones, Miss Lawrence as Miss Bruce, Luke James as Noah Brooks, Lance Gross as Maurice, Luke James as Noah Brooks, Matthew Noszka as Jackson “Jax” Ellis, and William Levy as Mateo.

Guest Cast: Elijah Kelley as Andy, Evan Ross as Angel Rivera, Juanita Jennings as Grandma Ruby, Meagan Good as Natalie Knight, Camila Banus as Nina and Harold Perrineau as Bobby Brooks.

Air Date: Wednesday, Oct. 3 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. 

Photos: “Who’s the Daddy?”

 

STAR: Ryan Destiny, Jude Demorest, and Brittany O’Grady. Co. CR: Wilford Harewood/FOX

Episode 3×01 “Secrets and Lies”

SHOCKING REVEALS

Grammy Award Winner Patti Labelle Guest-Stars

STAR picks up three months later, as Star returns home from touring, and Alex and Simone’s fates are finally answered.

Carlotta and Cassie’s sibling rivalry continues, as the two grapple with the aftermath of Cassie’s big mistake, and Christine (guest star Patti Labelle) is caught in the middle.

When Carlotta’s back is against the wall, Midtown Sound’s strength and future is tested by Mateo Ferrera (William Levy), and Star’s big announcement leaves a lot of questions unanswered. 

Cast: Queen Latifah as Carlotta Brown, Brandy Norwood as Cassie, Jude Demorest as Star Davis, Ryan Destiny as Alexandra, Brittany O’Grady as Simone Davis, Amiyah Scott as Cotton, Quincy Brown as Derek Jones, Miss Lawrence as Miss Bruce, Luke James as Noah Brooks, Lance Gross as Maurice, Luke James as Noah Brooks, Matthew Noszka as Jackson and William Levy as Mateo.

Guest Cast: Patti LaBelle as Christine Brown, Evan Ross as Angel Rivera, Elijah Kelley as Andy, Juanita Jennings as Grandma Ruby, Meagan Good as Natalie Knight, Camila Banus as Nina and Harold Perrineau as Bobby Brooks

Air Date: Wednesday, September 26 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.

Photos: “Secrets and Lies”

 

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