Don risks everything to land an A-List performer in order to take Soul Train nationwide. While Tessa struggles to live up to Don's expectations, she discovers a new act that could be the next big thing.
Don teams with an unlikely partner to save his Southern syndication; the Clarke family prepares for Joseph's homecoming from Vietnam; and JT finds himself in a bad spot after running into an old friend.
An unexpected visitor forces Don to reevaluate his new life; the Clarke family tries to pick up the pieces after their devastating loss; and Patrick's loyalties are tested as the cop hugger investigation heats up.
Don figures out a new creative way to score top talent for the show; Tessa goes to extremes to get the dancers into shape, and JT's family hangs by a thread.
Don has to save the show after a powerful earthquake almost brings the whole thing crashing down. Tessa has to make a choice between her career and the striking Soul Train dancers.
Don decides the future of "Soul Train".
Don takes legal matters into his own hands, the "Soul Train" dancers have a dangerous run-in, Simone and Kendall face a change in his plans, and JT's past catches up with him.
When Dick Clark debuts a rival show, Don enlists the help of a renowned activist to take him down. JT makes a deal with the CRIPS in order to protect his family. Tessa auditions for a dance troupe and has a run-in with her past.
In a look back at 1968, Don must try to help his father.
Simone, Kendall, and JT must reconcile their own lives before committing to the group.