The Playtone-produced special will tape this fall and premiere during the holiday season, HBO Max said on Thursday. In it, Underwood will appear with a live orchestra and choir, performing a “combination of beloved traditional favorites celebrating her faith and the spiritual nature of the holiday, as well as new original material from the highly anticipated album,” the WarnerMedia streaming service’s description reads.
Underwood’s Christmas album will come out on CD and digital on Sept. 25. It will be released on vinyl on Oct. 30. There is no hard date yet for the TV special.
The Max Original will be executive produced by Gary Goetzman and Tom Hanks for Playtone, along with Underwood and her manager, Ann Edelblute.
“Carrie Underwood is a multi-faceted talent and we are thrilled to be partnering with