Taraji P. Henson Holiday Special Fox Host 2016

Empire's Taraji P. Henson to Host Fox Holiday Special Solo This Year

Talk about a Cookie swap.

This year, Empire‘s Taraji P. Henson will be the lone host of the holiday special she and co-star Terrence Howard emceed in 2015.

Taraji’s White Hot Holidays will air Thursday, Dec. 8 at 8/7c, the network announced Monday.

The one-hour event also will include holiday performances from cast members and guest stars Jussie Smollett, Taye Diggs, Pharrell Williams, Missy Elliott, Alicia Keys, Snoop Dogg, TLC and Run-DMC’s Darryl McDaniels. Tyler Perry (The Haves and the Have Nots) and Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), as well as other “surprise guests and performances,” will be included, as well.

Do you plan to tune in to watch Henson hold court? Which additional celebrities would you like to see show up in the hour? Hit the comments and let us know!