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Apple Music bets on 'Carpool Karaoke' to help elbow its way into original programming

Apple Music bets on 'Carpool Karaoke' to help elbow its way into original programming

“How many people have watched the video?”

James Corden is thumbing through texts on his cellphone inside his “Late Late Show” office at CBS Television Studios in the Fairfax district. It’s the day after the latest Carpool Karaoke segment — featuring the vehicular vocals of R&B star Usher — has aired and Corden wants to know whether executive producer Ben Winston, seated next to him, has the latest intel on the video’s viral status.

“I haven’t heard back,” Winston, also checking his phone, says to Corden. “On YouTube, it slows down. So it's usually double the amount — on the first day, it will be either double or triple the amount of showings. It says 2.3 million. So,...

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