Republic Records, Twentieth Century Fox Team Up On Soundtrack To 'Star' TV Series
November 10, 2016 at 2:26 PM (PT)
REPUBLIC RECORDS and TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX TELEVISION are teaming up to present music from "Star," a new series featuring original music and performances, set for a special premiere on WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14th on FOX from 9-10p (ET/PT).
Created by LEE DANIELS – co-creator and executive producer of "Empire" – and TOM DONAGHY Donaghy (“The Whole Truth”), "Star" follows three talented singers trying to break into the music business.
“MONTE LIPMAN and his team at REPUBLIC RECORDS continue to be at the forefront of what’s new and evolving in today’s current music scene," DANIELS said. "They know how to push boundaries and take risks – which is the essence of this new series and our group of girls. We’re looking forward to what is going to be a beautiful collaboration.”
“MONTE, TOM [MACKAY] and everyone at REPUBLIC demonstrated a passion for 'Star' that impressed us all," TCFTV EVP Brand Management And Digital MARK PEARSON said. "They understood the show, they had a vision for what to do with our performers and they offered really innovative A&R and marketing ideas. REPUBLIC is the perfect musical partner for LEE and TOM’s inspired new series.”
“We’re extremely proud of our strategic alliance with FOX-TV and LEE DANIELS He has become a force of nature whose artistic vision not only reflects modern culture and social consciousness, but helps define it," LIPMAN said. "His fearless approach to the creative process inspires a generation.”
“FOX stands out as a marketshare leader in television and music with unparalleled influence across both," REPUBLIC RECORDS EVP/GM WEST COAST TOM MACKAY said. "This is an exciting collaboration with massive cultural implications, and we’re working together to create a soundtrack that lives up to that promise.”