Sesame Workshop announced today Sesame Street: Elmo's Playdate, a special to help kids and families around the world feel connected in this time of uncertainty.
The half-hour special will air on Corus Entertainment's Global, TELETOON, YTV, Cartoon Network, and Treehouse in Canada on April 15th at 4pm.
Featuring everyone’s favourite Sesame Street friends and celebrity guests Lin-Manuel Miranda, Anne Hathaway, and Tracee Ellis Ross, the special follows Elmo, Grover, Cookie Monster, Abby Cadabby, as they find new ways to play and learn together. Celebrating everything from the everyday heroes like EMTs and doctors who are helping families through the health crisis, to the simple pleasures of baking cookies at home, the playdate takes the form of a cozy video conference that will feel very familiar to today’s viewers. Celebrities and Sesame Street friends will sing songs, play games, and take silly dance breaks. Kids will love getting a visit from their Sesame Street friends, and caregivers will appreciate how the special models playful learning opportunities that they can use at home.