Sesame Street: 50 Years & Still Sunny!
Wednesday, March 4, at 8 p.m.
Repeats Saturday, March 7, at 2 p.m.; Sunday, March 15, at 6 p.m.; and Friday, March 20, at 8:30 p.m.
Delight in a lively, entertaining and emotionally engaging new documentary special, brimming over with music, laughter, tears and celebrity appearances, that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the iconic PBS Kids children’s series. The special is hosted by seven-time Grammy Award winner Gloria Estefan.
Featuring interviews with Jodie Foster, Itzhak Perlman, LL Cool J, filmmaker Ken Burns and more, the program also includes interviews with many of the award-winning writers and puppeteers who brought the beloved characters from the series to life.
The program explores how the groundbreaking children’s series captured lightning in a bottle and examines its significant and lasting impact on families across America. It also features heartfelt testimonials from viewers, captured by PBS member stations, about the influence of SESAME STREET on their lives.