Star's life in the foster system didn't dull her dreams, but it did give her the strength to pursue them. Committed to following the path to fame in the cut-throat music industry, the singer tracks down her sister, Simone, and her best friend from Instagram, Alexandra, and the trio make their way to Atlanta. Once there, they find support in the form of mother-figure Carlotta and a down-and-out talent agent named Jahil who takes an interest in Star. As the young women chase down their dream, they find that ambition has a price and sometimes that price is too high.
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Star tracks down her sister, Simone, and her friend Alexandra, and they travel to Atlanta with hopes of becoming music superstars.
Star reels with emotions as she deals with the sudden reappearance of her father; an opportunity to perform at the record label party is put into jeopardy after it's discovered that Ayanna has been hired as the label's new social media strategist.
Ayana's father, a legendary music label executive, pays a visit; Alex continues to be haunted by her lies to Derek; Star and Simone differ on how to deal with Brody's mysterious return; Noah has a tense encounter with the police during an event.
Competition ensues between Take 3 and Noah Brooks when they fight to work with a powerful producer; Paola and Jahil explore their history; Noah and Alex revisit their time together; Derek invites a date to the salon's reopening celebration.
Rapper Quavo is recruited to join Midtown Sound, which causes drama with Noah; secrets about Angel's family are revealed when his mother returns; Arlene's twin sister visits to learn the truth about her sister's death; Star has a revelation.
A radio interview doesn't go as planned; Elliot is eager to take his relationship with Cotton to the next level; Jahil realizes he and Brody have more in common than expected; the drama between Noah, Alex, and Star intensifies.
Tired of sitting on the sidelines, Star seizes an opportunity to stand out; Maurice is presented with a task to help redeem himself but is faced with an ultimatum that may cause even more drama; Andy and Angel clash with Jahil.
While attending an important event, Alex ditches Noah when he needs her the most; Jahil revisits his love for Carlotta; Simone and Angel consider fleeing after receiving a letter from immigration; Cassie's relationship with Andy is in jeopardy.
Ayanna must quickly restore Midtown's image; the women try to convince artist Joyce Sheree to collaborate with them; Carlotta continues to fight for custody of Simone; a misleading photo of Noah and Alex goes viral.
The showcase is finally here and the Midtown artists must work hard to win; relationships are tested, ruined, and sparked.
Take 3's future as a group is at risk; Noah's substance abuse jeopardizes his relationships; Simone and Angel's relationship is tested; Ayanna undergoes a major life change; Cassie and Carlotta's sibling feud comes to a head.
Star gets jealous when Noah and Alex begin spending more time together; Ayanna moves the showcase date up; Carlotta and Jahil try to get to the bottom of Cotton's recent behavior changes; Maurice helps Noah get back on his feet.
Maurice brings in an old friend to help put the artists of Midtown Sound on the map; Alex and Noah finally get Star's approval, but the relationship is tested by a run-in with groupies; Cassie offers Miss Bruce a job.
The artists are scheduled to perform in New Orleans, but a safety threat puts them on lockdown; Alex's mother pays a visit to her daughter; Ayanna returns to the label and learns that Natalie is up to no good; Derek is at odds with Grandma Ruby.
Carlotta is devastated after the fatal fire; Star struggles to hide her jealousy and feelings for Noah; GiGi decides to do Take 3 a favor, which could put them back on the map.
Charles makes a decision about Noah's upcoming tour that leaves Take 3 in a tough spot; Jahil remains committed to making sure Andy and Angel get to the top; Ayanna drops a bombshell that will have a major effect on Simone's future.
The new label head demands that the girls rebrand their image; Star chooses to take matters into her own hands; Alex, Simone, and Cotton struggle with some major life changes.
The girls are dismayed to find out they will be singing backup instead of co-headlining a performance; Carlotta turns to the new executive for help on a new deal; Jahil tries his hand at producing music; Cotton struggles with starting her new job.
Star goes to great lengths to assure that the group gets a release date for their album; Simone struggles with bullying; Alexandra moves in with Derek; Carlotta has difficult decisions to make regarding the group; Jamal Lyon is sought for advice.
Hip-hop artist and CEO of Empire Entertainment, Lucious Lyon, has always ruled unchallenged, but a medical diagnosis predicts he will be incapacitated in three years, which prompts the sharks to circle. Without further damaging his family, he must decide which of his three sons will take over. His favorite, young Hakeem, is a gifted musician but values fame over hard work. Middle son, Jamal, is talented and shy but gay -- embarrassing to Lyon. The oldest, Andre, is business-minded but lacks charisma. The reappearance of Cookie, his ex-wife, complicates things; she says he owes her for taking the fall for the drug-running that financed his early career.
Stef, a dedicated police officer, is in a relationship with Lena. The two have built a close-knit family with Stef's biological son, Brandon, and adopted twins, Mariana and Jesus. When Lena meets Callie -- hardened from being in and out of foster homes -- the couple welcome her into their home, thinking it is temporary. Callie's blunt commentary about the atypical family hits a nerve with the twins, who struggle with their own identities. Then the girl discovers a secret that could land Mariana in trouble. Brandon helps Callie navigate the social scene at high school, but she skips school to meet up with an old friend. Her behavior makes Stef and Lena second-guess their decision to help her.
Conrad Hawkins is one of Chastain Park Memorial Hospital's best doctors. Charming and arrogant, Conrad likes to take an unconventional approach whenever possible and believes it's his personal duty to shatter the romantic illusions of the first-year residents. Dr. Devon Pravesh is an innocent idealist who leans on his finely tuned moral compass, but with Conrad's help, he begins to realize that the practice of medicine is a business, like any other, with less-than-angelic patients and fallible doctors.
Talented baseball pitcher Ginny Baker immediately rises to fame when she is called up by the San Diego Padres and becomes the first woman in Major League Baseball. She immediately sets in on the task of proving herself to her teammates, starting with team captain and catcher Mike Lawson. The two share an immediate chemistry, putting Mike in the middle of tensions between the beautiful new player and certain teammates who don't appreciate a woman out on the mound. Not all of her fellow Padres are so averse to change, with center fielder Blip Sanders providing support through her journey.
Two cousins work through the Atlanta music scene to better their lives and the lives of their families. Earn Marks is a young manager trying to get his cousin's career off the ground. Alfred Miles is a rapper who goes by the stage name "Paper Boi," a hot new artist trying to understand the line between real life and street life. Darius, Alfred's right-hand man and visionary, rounds out the entourage along with Van. Van is not only Earn's best friend but the mother of his daughter. Donald Glover and Brian Tyree Henry co-star as Earn and Alfred, respectively.
Sundance Channel's first wholly owned scripted series stars Aden Young as Daniel Holden, who spends nearly 20 years on death row for the rape and murder of a teenage girl, before new DNA evidence nullifies his conviction. He returns home, but he's far from welcomed. He's an outsider now in a town that remains divided by his alleged crime, and contributing to his uncertain future is the man who prosecuted him -- riding that notoriety to become a state senator -- is plotting to reopen the case. As he struggles to adapt, Daniel is comforted by support from his younger sister, Amantha, who has always believed in his innocence and has worked her entire adult life to secure his release. Not so for Ted Jr., Daniel's stepbrother with whom he has no relationship. Insecure and manipulative, Ted is skeptical of Daniel's motives and will do anything to protect his family.