today announced that its first original television show,
“Carpool Karaoke: The Series,” will debut on Apple Music on
Tuesday, August 8.
“Carpool Karaoke: The Series” is based on the popular Carpool
Karaoke segment from “The Late Late Show with James Corden.”
Apple purchased rights to the show
back in mid-2016 and showed off
the first trailer in February. The show was originally
supposed to launch in April, but its debut
“Carpool Karaoke” will feature 16 half-hour episodes starring
celebrity pairs riding in a car as they sing songs together. Each
episode, produced by James Corden, Ben Winston, and Eric
Kankowski, will feature a different host. New episodes will
premiere on Tuesdays.
Today’s “Carpool Karaoke” update includes a list of each of the
celebrities pairings that will be featured on the show, ranging
from Will Smith and James Corden to “Game of Thrones” stars
Maisie Williams and Sophie Turner.
Carpool Karaoke: The Series for Apple Music will welcome a
different group of superstars every Tuesday, with new episodes
available exclusively to Apple Music subscribers in more than
100 countries. Celebrity pairings include Will Smith and James
Corden; Miley, Noah, Billy Ray and the entire Cyrus family;
Shakira and Trevor Noah; Game of Thrones stars Sophie Turner
and Maisie Williams; Queen Latifah and Jada Pinkett Smith; John
Legend, Alicia Keys and Taraji P. Henson; LeBron James and
James Corden; and many more.
“Carpool Karaoke: The Series” will be available
solely to Apple Music subscribers in more than 100 countries.