James Corden Late Late Show takes over YouTube Space with Jenna Marbles, ERB and more
THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN will be the first late night talk show to film an entire episode inside YouTube Space LA, when Host James Corden interviews top YouTube stars and participates in unique performances and stunts. The episode will feature YouTube stars Jenna Marbles, Tyler Oakley, Kandee Johnson, The Slow Mo Guys and the creators of “Epic Rap Battles of History,” in addition to up-and-coming talent. This special episode will air Friday, August 21 (12:37-1:37 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
“We are so excited to film THE LATE LATE SHOW from YouTube Space LA, home to some of the most innovative and popular creators,” said Ben Winston, Executive Producer of THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN. “YouTube has become a big part of the late night television experience, and we are delighted to celebrate their 10-year anniversary this way. The show will be packed full of surprises, games and music – all with a YouTube twist.”
The YouTube channel for THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN has consistently grown by double-digit percentages monthly since the show’s debut, with more than 850,000 subscribers. The channel has nearly 200 million total views across all videos, with numerous viral hits, including “Justin Bieber Carpool Karaoke” with more than 31 million views, “Iggy Azalea Carpool Karaoke” with more than 9 million, and “James Corden and Tom Hanks Act Out Tom’s Filmography” with more than 13 million.
Jenna Marbles has one of the largest YouTube channels with more than 15 million subscribers, and is the top channel operated by someone working independently of a network.
Tyler Oakley is one of the most influential LGBT vloggers, with more than 7 million subscribers on his channel. Tyler was named one of Time magazine’s 30 Most Influential People on the Internet and included in The Hollywood Reporter’s list of Top 25 Digital Stars.
Kandee Johnson teaches makeup tutorials on her beauty channel which boasts more than 3 million subscribers.
“The Slow Mo Guys” is a web-based series created by Gavin Free, starring Free and Daniel Gruchy. It is the biggest channel for slow motion videos on YouTube, with more than 5 million subscribers. The series consists of many different stunts filmed in extreme slow motion using a range of Vision Research Phantom high-speed cameras.
“Epic Rap Battles of History” (ERB), created by Peter Shukoff (aka Nice Peter) and Lloyd Ahlquist (aka EpicLLOYD), features comedic altercations between historical and pop culture figures in a rap music format. With more than 12 million subscribers, ERB is one of the most subscribed entertainment channels on YouTube. ERBs videos have generated a total of 3 billion views, with each new video averaging 10-30 million views. ERB will begin a 50-show U.S. and European tour on August 16.
THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN airs weeknights (12:37-1:37 AM, ET/PT).