Every once in a while, a show comes around that pulls your household into a multi-day bender. These shows induce the best kind of calorie binges, as only pizza and raw cookie dough can restrain you from screaming at the drama on your screen. For my roommate and I, the latest show to induce this kind of fanatic binge-watching is Fox’s Star series.
Created by Lee Daniels, Star follows a female R&B trio in Atlanta and features power-hitting performers like Ryan Destiny, Queen Latifah, Jude Demorest, Naomi Campbell, Brittany O’Grady, Amiyah Scott and Quincy.
In an effort to get everyone in the world to watch this show so it stays on TV forever, here’s a handful of reasons why you’re actually lame if you’re not caught up with Star. The series returns Wednesday, September 27 at 9/8c.
Star has an outrageously good-looking cast. Here’s proof:
Watch two episodes and tell me you’re not ready to do a backflip every time you hear the words “I BRING ME!”
Listen, if you’re looking for a show like Black Mirror…maybe Star isn’t what you’re looking for. But if you’re the kind of person who watches television for some good old fashioned DRAMA (like, stabbing-in-the-first-episode drama) Star is for you.
Queen Latifah, Naomi Campbell — these women are obviously legends. On Star, though, they’re not the only ones living crazy awesome lives outside of the show.
Jude Demorest, who plays Star, is a gifted songwriter. You’ll recognize her writing credit on some of Fifth Harmony’s most popular hits, Work From Home and Down.
Ryan Destiny is a supremely talented model, signed to Galore Mag’s Kitten agency, and has a face that was quite possibly chiseled by Gods.
Brittany O’Grady, who plays Star’s younger sister, also stars in CW’s The Messengers and seems like exactly the kind of human I want to be friends with.
Amiyah Scott is one of the first few transgender actresses to play a transgender role on TV. She also looks good as hell in sparkles.
Listen, I know I’m being selfish here, but we can only make so many pleas in this life for the art we like to stick around. Star has a brilliant cast, wildly important topics and a soundtrack that you can actually listen to in your car without feeling like a weirdo. The world (and my household) deserve this show to stay on for a while.
Tune in tomorrow night (9/27) to Fox’s series Star, or log into Fox with your cable provider now to get your binge-watching started.