“The Late Late Show With James Corden” will now be available for streaming in China, thanks to a new licensing agreement between CBS Studios International and one of China’s largest streaming platforms, iQIYI, the studio announced Wednesday.
The deal marks the first time the late-night series will be available in China, with current and past episodes on demand.
“It’s exciting to join forces with iQIYI to bring the supreme talent of James Corden and the star power of his guests to Chinese audiences,” said Armando Nuñez, president and CEO, CBS Global Distribution Group. “Mobile viewing dominates iQIYI’s subscriber base, making it the perfect platform for ‘The Late Late Show’s inventive content and viral moments.”
“We are so honored and excited that our show is now available in China. We hope people enjoy watching it as much as we enjoy making it,” said “Late Late Show” executive producers Ben Winston and Rob Crabbe.
Added an iQIYI spokesperson: “We are more than delighted to bring ‘The Late Late Show’ to our platform. We believe the one and only James Corden will also be well recognized by millions of Chinese audiences. iQIYI is always seeking to provide premium entertainment programming to our users. We want to collaborate and partner with CBS Studios International as it is one of the leading international content providers.”
“The Late Late Show” is produced by CBS Television Studios, in association with Fulwell 73. Winston and Crabbe serve as executive producers. The late-night series is distributed worldwide by CBS Studios International.