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CBS Building a Show Around Segment That Knocked Everyone’s Socks Off

Aug 7, 2018  •  Post A Comment

CBS will try to strike while the iron is hot after making a big impression with the recent well-received “Carpool Karaoke” segment featuring Paul McCartney. (You can watch the original segment below.)

The network announced plans today to present “Carpool Karaoke: When Corden Met McCartney Live from Liverpool,” which will air in prime time on Aug. 20.

“The prime-time special will feature never-before-seen footage from the wildly popular ‘Paul McCartney Carpool Karaoke’ segment, which aired on ‘The Late Late Show with James Corden’ on June 21, during the week of shows from Central Hall Westminster in London,” CBS noted in today’s announcement. “During the ‘Carpool Karaoke’ segment, Corden and McCartney drove around Liverpool, visited McCartney’s childhood home and several of the places referenced in the song ‘Penny Lane,’ and surprised locals with an intimate performance at a pub.”

Please click here for more details announced today by CBS.

Here’s the original “Carpool Karaoke” segment, which has racked up almost 130 million views on YouTube and Facebook …

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