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.