Sesame Street: Elmo’s Playdate Will Offer Families a Moment of Joy and Connection in Challenging Times
Celebrity guests Anne Hathaway, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Tracee Ellis Ross join Elmo and friends for a half-hour “virtual playdate” on WarnerMedia Networks - HBO, TNT, TBS, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, and truTV – and PBS KIDS
The special will also air globally in the United Kingdom, Mexico, Singapore, and Canada beginning April 15
(April 8, 2020 – New York, NY) – Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind Sesame Street, today announced a simulcast special to help kids and families around the world feel connected in this time of uncertainty—an extension of the Caring for Each Other initiative that the organization launched last month. Featuring everyone’s favorite Sesame Street friends with celebrity guests Anne Hathaway, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Tracee Ellis Ross, Sesame Street: Elmo’s Playdate will air on WarnerMedia networks—HBO, HBO Latino, TBS, TNT, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, and truTV—and PBS KIDS 24/7 channel and streaming platforms on Tuesday, April 14 at 7:00PM ET/6:00 PM CT. PBS stations will re-air the special throughout the month. Beginning on April 15, the special will also air in the United Kingdom, Mexico, Singapore and Canada.