YouTube Red Celebrates

Subscription service YouTube Red has debuted two original holiday specials: The Keys of Christmas, starring Mariah Carey and YouTube music celeb Rudy Mancuso; and Jingle Ballin,’ starring YouTuber Liza Koshy.

In the 47-minute The Keys of Christmas, Carey and other music stars help Mancuso find “the true meaning of Christmas.” Other musical acts in the special include Carey, Ciara, DJ Khaled and Fifth Harmony. Boxing’s Mike Tyson also shows up. And, yes Carey sings her holiday standard, “All I Want for Christmas is You.”

In the 37-minute Jingle Ballin,’ Koshy “must rediscover the meaning of friendship and save her friends’ night from disaster after she mistakenly throws a party for the entire Internet.”

Here are teasers for both specials:

YouTube Red, costing $9.99 a month, promises “uninterrupted music, ad-free videos and more.” For more info, visit www.youtube.com/red.

(Note: our featured image is a screen grab from the first video above)

About Les Luchter

Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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