'Mariah's Christmas: The Magic Continues' on Apple TV Plus — release date, trailer, premise, guests and everything we know so far

Mariah's Christmas: The Magic Continues first-look image
Mariah's Christmas: The Magic Continues. (Image credit: Apple TV+)

Mariah's Christmas: The Magic Continues is a new holiday special from the Queen of Christmas herself, Mariah Carey!

Following on from the success of her previous special, Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas Special, Mariah has teamed up with Apple TV+ once again for even more festive fun.

We've gotten more detail about the special which will once again see Mariah sprinkling some more magic around the world. Alongside a performance of her brand-new Christmas single, Mariah will be singing some festive faves and will be sharing some holiday memories with her family, too!

Here's everything we know about Mariah's Christmas: The Magic Continues so far...

'Mariah's Christmas: The Magic Continues' release date

Mariah's Christmas: The Magic Continues finally has a release date! The festive spectacle will drop globally on Friday, Dec. 3. 

Alongside, Apple will also be re-releasing Mariah's star-studded 2020 special which featured artists like Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, and Snoop Dogg, among others. 

Mariah's Christmas: The Magic Christmas

Apple teased the special with this first-look image earlier in the year. (Image credit: Apple TV+)

Is there a trailer for 'Mariah's Christmas: The Magic Continues'?

Yes! Apple has finally given us a taste of the glitz and glamour that we can expect to see in their latest collaboration.

As expected, there's a show-stopping performance from Mariah surrounded by dancers, but we also get very brief glimpses at her guest stars in action, too.

You can watch the trailer for Mariah's Christmas: The Magic Continues below:

What is 'Mariah's Christmas: The Magic Continues' about?

Mariah's Christmas: The Magic Continues promises to be full of festive cheer. The biggest present we're being given is the first and only performance of Mariah's brand new single, Fall in Love At Christmas. Fall in Love at Christmas will be released on Nov. 5.

For this performance, the multi-Grammy Award-winning artist will be teaming up with Khalid (the featured artist on the track) and Grammy-winning American choir director, Kirk Franklin. 

Alongside this performance, the special will see Mariah Carey ringing in the holiday season with a performance of All I Want For Christmas Is You as well as a new rendition of Christmas (Baby Please Come Home).

As if that wasn't enough, we'll also be treated to an exclusive interview with Apple Music's Zane Lowe featuring Mariah and her ten-year-old twins as they share their favorite holiday moments.

Who directed 'Mariah's Christmas: The Magic Continues'?

Mariah's Christmas: The Magic Continues has been directed by Joseph Kahn, a well-known music video and movie director. Joseph has worked with so many world-renowned artists in the past, including Taylor Swift, Eminem, the Backstreet Boys, Britney Spears, Snoop Dogg, and Kylie Minogue to name but a few.

Mariah has executive produced the special along with Tim Case, Charleen Manca, Joseph Kahn, and Matthew Turke.

Martin Shore
Staff Writer at WhatToWatch.com

Martin was a Staff Writer with WhatToWatch.com, where he produced a variety of articles focused on the latest and greatest films and TV shows. Now he works for our sister site Tom's Guide in the same role.

Some of his favorite shows are What We Do In The Shadows, Bridgerton, Gangs of London, The Witcher, Doctor Who, and Ghosts. When he’s not watching TV or at the movies, Martin’s probably still in front of a screen playing the latest video games, reading, or watching the NFL.