The late Late Show with James Corden has a segment called ‘Carpool karaoke.’ if you haven’t seen it, click on this link, watch it. It’s pretty rad. We’ll wait here.
OK. So, pretty rad, right?
News today is that Apple has purchased an unscripted television series based on it! it’ll be distributed by Apple Music. Apple has licensed 16 episodes of the show from CBS TV Studios, which will be executive produced by Corden and Ben Winston.
Carpool Karaoke has been big new in the industry as of late, with a reported bidding war sparked over it’s success.
From the Sauce: Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet software and services:
“We love music, and ‘Carpool Karaoke’ celebrates it in a fun and unique way that is a hit with audiences of all ages, it’s a perfect fit for Apple Music — bringing subscribers exclusive access to their favorite artists and celebrities who come along for the ride.”
Other TV shows Apple has in the works is Dr Dre vehicle “Vital Signs,” a dark semi-autobiographical drama, and “Planet of the Apps,” a show about Apps and developers.