Sesame Street kicks off season 47 on January 7th, 2017, at 9am ET, 6am PT
By Gabrielle Pantera
HOLLYWOOD, CA (Hollywood Daily Star) 2017/1/7 – In this season of Sesame Street, kindness is the primary topic. Positive interactions show how to be compassionate as children and adults.
Celebrity guests to appear this season include singer-songwriter Sia, R&B singer Jason Derulo, The Late Late Show host James Corden, pop singer Tori Kelly, Anthony Mackie of Avengers: Age of Ultron, and the hit country band Little Big Town.
Sesame Street aims to address the concern that the world can be an unkind place for children. The Kindness curriculum is the centerpiece of a multi-city kindness tour being launched to engage communities at local libraries and regional sites.
Season 47, Episode 1: “Be Kind to Your Worm
Debut: Saturday, January 7th at 9am ET / 6am PT
Oscar participates in Be Kind to Your Worm Day activities.
Season 47, Episode 2: “The Kindness Kid”
Debut: Saturday, January 14th at 9am ET / 6am PT
The Kindness Kid (Zachary Levi) visits Sesame Street to spread kindness.
Season 47, Episode 3: “Abby Helps Clear Things Up”
Debut: Saturday, January 21st at 9am ET / 6am PT
Abby helps Prince Charming calm down at the eye doctor’s office.
Season 47, Episode 4: “Super Sitters”
Debut: Saturday, January 28th at 9am ET / 6am PT
Grover and Cookie Monster help Chris babysit and learn how to take care of a baby.
Sesame Street has been educating and entertaining kids, helping them grow smarter, stronger and kinder, for more than four decades.
New episodes debut Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. (ET/PT), followed by a repeat episode at 9:30 a.m., with simultaneous presentation on HBO Latino in Spanish. New and past seasons of Sesame Street air daily on HBO Family at 8:00 a.m., as well as on HBO On Demand and affiliate portals. Library episodes are available for streaming on HBO NOW and HBO GO.