Season 48

Sesame Street Season 48

New friends, just around the corner!

Press Release

Sesame Street Debuts 48th Season on HBO November 11th, 2017 with Primetime Special and New Cookie Monster Food Segment

Celebrity Guests Include Kate McKinnon, John Legend, Lucy Liu, Alessia Cara, Leon Bridges, and Josh Groban

(New York, NY, October 10, 2017) – For the past 48 years, Sesame Street has been helping kids grow smarter, stronger, and kinder. On November 11th, the groundbreaking program will premiere a new season on HBO with an extension of its powerful kindness curriculum, an all-new Cookie Monster segment that teaches preschoolers where different foods come from, and a primetime special called “The Magical Wand Chase.”

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Press Contacts

Brit Edwards

Strategic Communications
Sesame Workshop

Lizzie Fishman

Vice President,
Strategic Communications
Sesame Workshop

Season 48

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