Apple's 'Carpool Karaoke' TV Series to Debut on August 8

Apple 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 was delayed.

"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.

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35 months ago
Such an embarrassment.
Rating: 67 Votes
35 months ago
Apple would be 100x better off stealing YouTubers with 2 million+ subscribers, finding the ones with the best production quality, bringing them to campus and saying have at it.

The last thing this world needs is another celebrity interview show.
Rating: 41 Votes
35 months ago
I'm so glad I don't have to watch this.
Rating: 21 Votes
35 months ago
I can't wait.

Rating: 20 Votes
35 months ago
Hate to tell you guys but we're the ones who are out of touch.

You may not like R'n'B radio or rap Apple Music exclusives or collaborations between Apple and specific brands or artists but there is no denying it generates a lot of cash and interest.

Hell, even the Touchbar MacBook that is despised on here has been received well among the community.

It's very easy to demonstrate. Guage the hate on here and compare it to the sales and revenue Apple generate. It is a small overlap on a Venn diagram.

The Macrumours usership is far, far removed from the Apple demographic. Like I said, out of touch.
Rating: 19 Votes
35 months ago
Stupidest thing I ever saw
Rating: 17 Votes
35 months ago
Wouldn't watch it even if they paid me to.
Rating: 16 Votes
35 months ago
More evidence that Apple is really not focussed on the things that would attract me to spend any more of my money with them.

I really am sick of self righteous celebrities and this just throws more fuel on that fire. There are so many better things Apple could have done with their money to get their toe in the production water... heck, they could have just bought a major production company. The fact that this is their first step is telling. Not my cup of tea... haven't watched it before and have no intention of doing so.

I predict that it will be a big fail, and will probably quietly disappear about 12 months out when its luster wears off.
Rating: 13 Votes
35 months ago
Can't wait to miss it.
Rating: 13 Votes
35 months ago
"Apple's first original TV series is finally coming"

....but,'s not "original." :eek:
Rating: 13 Votes

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