Michael O'Connell

James Corden and Adele during Carpool Karaoke

James Corden's 'Carpool Karaoke' Apple Series Shifts Focus From Just Singers to Celebrities

The new Carpool Karaoke won't necessarily cannibalize its popular predecessor. Segment creators James Corden and Ben Winston, the creative duo behind CBS' The Late Late Show, sold the viral sensation to Apple in 2016 as a series unto itself. But while the late-night segment focuses on Corden singing with recording artists, the longform version will turn the camera on different kinds of entertainers.
James Corden and Adele during Carpool Karaoke

James Corden's 'Carpool Karaoke' Apple Series Shifts Focus From Just Singers to Celebrities

The new Carpool Karaoke won't necessarily cannibalize its popular predecessor. Segment creators James Corden and Ben Winston, the creative duo behind CBS' The Late Late Show, sold the viral sensation to Apple in 2016 as a series unto itself. But while the late-night segment focuses on Corden singing with recording artists, the longform version will turn the camera on different kinds of entertainers.
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood speak at the 50th annual CMA Awards

TV Ratings: CMA Awards Dwarfed by World Series

It was bound to be a tough go for the CMA Awards. Facing a record-smashing World Series, one expected to bring in roughly 40 million viewers once final ratings come in, the ABC telecast logged all-time lows.

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