Apple TV Plus to Debut 'Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas Special' on Dec. 4

Apple TV Plus will look to ring in the holidays this Friday (Dec. 4)  with a new special featuring legendary recording artist Mariah Carey.

The special, Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas Special, will features Carey as she embarks to help Santa solve a world face with a holiday cheer crisis, according to the streaming service. 

The special will feature musical and dance performances along with animation, said Apple TV Plus. The special will also feature appearances from from Tiffany Haddish, Billy Eichner, Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, Snoop Dogg, Jermaine Dupri, Misty Copeland and Mykal-Michelle Harris, along with a special appearance by Carey’s nine-year-old twins, son Moroccan and daughter Monroe.

R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.