Will Smith and Jay-Z will produce the musical set to debut in the winter of 2014.
The talented journalist will continue to work with the network on several documentaries.
Hudson will join an ensemble in paying tribute to Dreamgirls, Chicago and Les Misérables.
"You've been an inspiration to all of us and we couldn't be happier that you're back here," said Roberts.
"I'm looking to become well-rounded as a producer, director, screenwriter and actor," said Jackson.
The gentlemen chat about how their friendship blossomed and turned into creating a relationship book.
"There is nothing wrong with you," wrote Rhimes. "You are perfect and awesome just like you are. You just happen to be listening to someone who says you aren't."
Their airport trouble delayed their flight to Los Angeles by one hour.
The Real Housewives of Atlanta star says the single will hit airwaves next week.
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