While all eyes were on FOX last night, the network made sure to promote its returning series, including Empire season 3B and MasterChef Junior, season five. Watch the trailers, after the jump. Empire season three resumes on Wednesday, March 22nd at 9:00pm ET/PT. Terrence, Taraji P. Henson, Jussie Smollett, Bryshere “Yazz” Gray, and Trai Byers star.
Also, the kids are back for the fifth season of culinary competition series, MasterChef Junior. The new installment kicks off Thursday, February 9th a 8:00pm ET/PT on FOX. Chef Gordon Ramsay hosts the competition series and judges with pastry chef Christina Tosi. Season five guests include First Lady Michelle Obama, Julie Bowen, Mayim Bialik, Martha Stewart, and Wolfgang Puck, as well as the Muppets.
Empire Season Three Returns to FOX
FOX says, “The battle between Lucious and Cookie explodes into their biggest war yet, when EMPIRE returns Wednesday, March 22 @ 9/8c on FOX. This promo features the song “What is Love?,” by Haddaway.”
MasterChef Junior Season Five Premieres on FOX
FOX says, “The kids are back for Season Five of the hit culinary competition series MASTERCHEF JUNIOR, premiering Thursday, Feb. 9 @ 8/7c on FOX. This promo features the song “It’s A Young Chef’s Life,” a kids’ version of the original “Annie” song, “It’s A Hard Knock Life,” which was created with Martin Charnin, the Tony Award-winning lyricist of the original, and was backed by a 10-piece orchestra.”
What do you think? Did you catch the Empire and MasterChef Junior TV show promos during Super Bowl LI? Do you plan to watch these TV series when they return to FOX? Sound off, in the comments.