UPDATED (July 12, 2017): Empire/Star crossover officially confirmed for Wednesday, September 27, 2017:
Carlotta and Cookie are taking of Wednesdays this fall! Don’t miss the return of EMPIRE and STAR, this fall on FOX!
Fox is mulling a crossover between Lee Daniels’ musical-themed dramas Empire and Star, TVLine has learned exclusively.
A Fox spokesperson declined to comment, but sources confirm that the network — which is pairing the shows on Wednesdays this fall — is in talks to temporarily merge the universes of both series as part of a one-night premiere event on Sept. 27.
Source and more: TVLine
Would you watch the planned Empire/Star crossover?
The crossover is primarily a marketing stunt aimed at boosting the ratings, and in turn, the value/survival prospects of both shows as they look to outfox and outpace the cancellation reaper.
Empire is chasing Season 5, while Star is aiming for a third season. Stay tuned as we continue to monitor the 2018-19 season cancel/renew status of both shows…