Now that the majority of its scripted shows have finished their seasons, CBS is busy coming up with unique ways to fill timeslots. Tonight’s 10 p.m. slot is occupied by The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special 2017. The show, starring James Corden, debuts on Monday, May 22 at 10:00 p.m. ET. Read on for a preview of the hour-long special.
This year’s Carpool Karaoke special features segments with Jennifer Lopez and Katy Perry. Lopez already starred in a Carpool Karaoke segment that aired on The Late Late Show in March 2016.
For the new special, she takes a “Toddlerography” class with Corden. This is another popular segment from The Late Late Show, where Corden has toddlers teach a dance class. Below is one sketch with Jenna Dewan Tatum, where she tries her best to match dance moves with little girls and boys. The sketch from 2016 has over 6.6 million views.
Katy Perry will appear in a new Carpool Karaoke segment. Someone filmed them when they stopped next to their car and posted it on YouTube. Perry is promoting her new album, Witness, which will be released on June 9. The album includes the hits “Chained to the Rhythm” and “Bon Appetit.” “Swish Swish,” which she performed on Saturday Night Live this past weekend, also appears on the record.
The new Carpool Karaoke special will start with a brand new musical performance from Corden. It will also include his favorite clips from the past season of The Late Late Show.
This is the second Carpool Karaoke special. Last year‘s aired in March and won the Emmy for Outstanding Variety Special. Lopez also appeared in that special. Corden also has an Emmy for Outstanding Interactive Program.
PREMIERE DATE: Monday, May 22, 2017
CHANNEL: CBS (To find out which channel number CBS is for you, click here to go to TV Guide’s channel listings and change “provider” to your cable/satellite provider.)
TIME: 10:00 p.m. ET
EPISODE DESCRIPTION: “Katy Perry buckles up for a new edition of Carpool Karaoke; Jennifer Lopez takes a Toddlerography dance lesson. Also: James Corden shares some of his favorite “Late Late Show” moments and performs an opening musical number.”
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