Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) has announced it is going to delay the debut of Carpool Karaoke: The series during the Code Media conference.
More about the show
This is the first original television set by Apple. The series was expected to be released in April but it is going to take much longer now. It will premiere on the Apple Music. Initially the company had plans to hold the premiere party for the ‘Carpool Karaoke’ in March before it was postponed to April but now it is expected to take much longer before the official debut.
The company did not disclose the reason behind the delayment but only stated that the market should expect the debut to happen later this year at a date yet to be confirmed. It is probably be contemplating the perfect date for the launch.
Carpool Karaoke: The Series is inspired by the Carpool Karaoke segment aired on ‘The Late Late Show with James Corden’. The company acquired the rights to the show in mid 2016 and aired the first trailer in February this year.
CBS Television Studios are the proud producers of the series issued a statement stating, “We are excited about our ‘Carpool Karaoke’ for Apple Music, and look forward to everyone seeing it later this year.”
What will be included in the show
the show will take a different format for the initial segment in that instead of people just singing tunes in a car with James Corden taking charge of the wheel, it will have celebrity being paired up and spending a day together and singing along to tunes in their playlists.
The show is comprised of 16, 30 minutes episodes. It will feature include celebrity pairs riding along together in a car as they sing tunes from their playlists. The show is also expected to surprise viewer by featuring big stars.
The show will have a different host in each episode. The stars to be featured include, Blake Shelton, Ariana Grande, Will Smith, James Corden, Billy Eichner, Sophie Turner, Metallica, John Legend, Alicia Keys, MacFarlane, Michael Strahan, John Cena, Maisie Williams, Shaquille O’Neal among others.
Apple’s stock closed at $143.64 on Monday after a rise $1.37 or 0.96%.