My days of searching YouTube for the latest clip from The Late Late Show with James Corden are almost over as FINALLY the show will be shown in the UK thanks to Sky and CBS Studios International.
From the 19th July, all Sky TV and NOW TV entertainment pass customers can enjoy full episodes of The Late Late Show with James Corden one day after its broadcast in the US.
As if that wasn’t enough, Sky are kicking things off in style on the 19th July as they will exclusively broadcast The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special featuring Corden’s favourite moments from his first year in late night, as well as highlights from his Carpool Karaoke segments with Adele, Jennifer Lopez and Mariah Carey!
Customers with Sky Q, Sky’s next generation home entertainment system, will also be able to enjoy all the best clips from the show, past and present, including Carpool Karaoke, in the Online Video section alongside amazing content from the likes of Funny or Die, Red Bull and GoPro, Jamie Oliver’s Food Tube and Vice.
The Late Late Show throws the ultimate late night after party with a mix of celebrity guests from the world of film, TV, music and sports, as well as musical acts, games and sketches. Corden differentiates his show by offering viewers a peek behind-the-scenes into the green room, bringing all of his guests out at once and lending his musical and acting talents to various sketches. Additionally, bandleader Reggie Watts and the house band provide original, improvised music throughout the show.
Since the show’s US launch in March 2015, The Late Late Show with James Corden has quickly become known for generating buzzworthy viral videos. The show’s official YouTube channel has surpassed 1 billion total views, has 138 clips with more than one million views each and 6 million subscribers.
Among the YouTube clips, the show’s Carpool Karaoke segments are consistently viral hits. Each of the 21 Carpool Karaoke clips to date has surpassed 10 million views.
Notably, the show has the Top 2 Late Night Clips on YouTube, number one is Adele Carpool Karaoke with 113 million views and number two is Justin Bieber Carpool Karaoke with 82 million views.
Other top performing clips on YouTube include Pitch Perfect Riff-Off with Anna Kendrick & The Filharmonics which has 28 million views, Dodgeball with One Direction which has 21 million views and James Corden and Tom Hanks Act Out Tom’s Filmography which has 17 million views.
Gary Davey, Managing Director, Sky Content, commented:
“The Late Late Show has become a global cultural phenomenon and the UK & Ireland audience has delighted in James’ runaway stateside success.
There is a huge appetite from UK and Irish fans to enjoy the antics of The Late Late Show first hand and we are thrilled to exclusively bring the show direct to our customers.”
Armando Nuñez, President & CEO, CBS Global Distribution Group, commented:
“In just over a year, James has made a very big mark on US late night television with a critically acclaimed show that features the biggest names in entertainment, and unique segments that quickly become digital sensations.
We’re excited that U.K. audiences will get to experience all the energy and excitement of the series with our terrific partners at Sky.”
James Corden is of course already a familiar face to Sky customers as the host of Sky 1’s multi-award winning entertainment show A League of Their Own, which he has chaired since 2010.
The Late Late Show with James Corden airs from Tuesday 19th July on Sky