Mariah Carey is ready to deck the halls at Apple TV+ this holiday season! After first announcing her Christmas special this summer, Carey has set a date for her festive show, which will premiere on the streaming platform Friday, Dec. 4, Variety reports. The special, titled Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special, features a crisis in the North Pole that only Carey can help solve.
So, the Christmas queen uses her musical abilities to save the day with a little help from some special guests, including Tiffany Haddish, Billy Eichner, Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, Snoop Dogg, Jermaine Dupri, Misty Copeland, Mykal-Michelle Harris and Carey’s twins, Moroccan and Monroe.
And once the special is over, you can still listen to the songs thanks to Apple Music, which will release the Christmas special soundtrack Dec. 4. The soundtrack, which will be released across music platforms beginning Dec. 11, will include songs like “Sleigh Ride” featuring Snoop Dogg.
Carey, Ian Stewart, and Raj Kapoor and Ashley Edens executive produced the musical event for Done + Dusted, the production company behind recent virtual events like The Disney Family Singalong and Dear Class of 2020, as well as The Little Mermaid Live and John Legend’s A Legendary Christmas with John and Chrissy.
Here’s what else you may have missed today:
You is rounding out its cast for Season 3. The Netflix drama has added multiple new cast members and upped some of last season’s stars to series regulars, Deadline reports. Next season, we can expect to see more of Saffron Burrows, who starred as Dottie Quinn in Season 2. Joining the cast are Dylan Arnold, Tati Gabrielle, Michaela McManus, Shannon Chan-Kent, Ben Mehl, Chris O’Shea, Christopher Sean, Bryan Safi, Mackenzie Astin, Ayelet Zurer and Jack Fisher. And of course, Penn Badgley and Victoria Pedretti are returning to their roles as Joe Goldberg and Love Quinn, respectively.
Hulu’s Letterkenny has set a Season 9 premiere date and has a brand new trailer for us, TV Line reports. The latest season of the comedy is set to premiere Saturday, Dec. 26. Season 9 includes seven episodes, and they’ll all drop at once, so get ready to binge. Hulu’s Season 9 description reads, “Letterkenny kicks off post-fight with Dierks (Tyler Hynes), and the Hicks, Skids, and Hockey Players attend an American Buck and Doe. Katy (Michelle Mylett) takes her scorched earth dating strategy back to Letterkenny and Gail (Lisa Codrington) gets some action of her own. Meanwhile, The Hockey Players learn about Judaism and the whole town gets really into sleepover activities like movies, board games, and girl talk. Then, a competing restaurant opens in Letterkenny and Tanis (Tiio Horn) starts her own energy drink.” Watch the full Letterkenny Season 9 trailer in the video above.
Tina Fey is set to lead One Night Only: The Best of Broadway, a two-hour event celebrating some of the biggest stage productions with performances from Chicago, Jagged Little Pill, Jersey Boys, Mean Girls, and Rent, Entertainment Weekly reports. The special, which will air on NBC Thursday, Dec. 10 at 8/7c, will benefit Broadway Cares, which helps to support those in the Broadway community who need assistance during the coronavirus pandemic. “I’m so happy to be a part of this night, raising money for Broadway Cares, and to watch these mega talented people do what they do best,” Fey said in a statement.
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