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CBS to Re-Air Beloved Special

Aug 13, 2019  •  Post A Comment

An acclaimed prime-time special that became one of the most talked-about broadcasts in recent years will get another airing from CBS next week, about a year after it first surfaced.

The network announced plans for a rebroadcast of “Carpool Karaoke: When Corden Met McCartney Live from Liverpool” on Monday, Aug. 19. The special, which is currently nominated for five Emmy Awards, originally aired Aug. 20, 2018.

“The prime-time special features footage from the popular ‘Paul McCartney Carpool Karaoke’ segment, which aired on ‘The Late Late Show with James Corden’ on June 21, 2018,” CBS noted in the 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.”

The special is currently nominated for Emmys for Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded), Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special, Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special, Outstanding Picture Editing for Variety Programming, and Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety Series or Special.

The “Paul McCartney Carpool Karaoke” has almost 150 million digital views across Facebook and YouTube. Here it is …

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