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Taraji P. Henson’s ‘White Hot Holidays’ Special Brought Back by Fox

”Empire“ star will spread some cheer with Jussie Smollett, Alicia Keys, Snoop Dogg, TLC, Missy Elliott and others

It’s a very “Empire” Christmas — again.

Fox is bringing back Taraji P. Henson’s “White Hot Holidays” special. The variety show will feature renditions of classic holiday songs by Jussie Smollett, Taye Diggs, Pharrell Williams, Missy Elliott, Alicia Keys, Darryl McDaniels of Run-DMC, Snoop Dogg and TLC.

The event also will feature cameo appearances by Tyler Perry and “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” star Terry Crews, among other guests and performances.

“Taraji’s White Hot Holidays” is produced by Casey Patterson Entertainment, Jane Mun, Greg Sills, Vincent Cirrincione and Henson. It airs Thursday, Dec. 8 at 8 p.m. on Fox.

In addition to “Empire” this holiday season, Henson stars in the feature film “Hidden Figures” alongside Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae.