Esme and Roy Season 1

Esme & Roy Season 1

Sesame Workshop’s first new animated program in more than a decade promotes “learning through play” and mindfulness.

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Sesame Workshop and Nelvana to Debut Original Animated Series “Esme & Roy” on HBO in the U.S. and on Treehouse in Canada, August 18

Sesame Workshop’s first new animated program in more than a decade promotes “learning through play” and mindfulness

(New York, NY – July 25, 2018) – Sesame Workshop  and Nelvana announced today that Esme & Roy, the first new animated series from the makers of Sesame Street in more than a decade, will debut on Saturday, August 18 on HBO in the U.S. and on Treehouse in Canada. The program follows a young girl, Esme, and her best monster friend, Roy, on their adventures as the best monster babysitters in Monsterdale. Aimed at children ages four to six, it offers a creative new approach to teaching “learning through play” and mindfulness strategies.

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