Join Gloria Estefan to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic children’s series “Sesame Street” with favorite memories and special guests on Saturday, Mar. 7, at 8:30 a.m.
“Sesame Street: 50 Years & Still Sunny” is a lively, entertaining and emotionally engaging new documentary special brimming over with music, laughter, tears, celebrity appearances and locally generated viewer content.
Featuring interviews with Jodie Foster, Itzhak Perlman, LL Cool J, filmmaker Ken Burns, PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger and Jeffery D. Dunn, President and CEO of Sesame Workshop, the program also includes interviews with many of the award-wining writers and puppeteers who brought the beloved characters from the series to life.
Filmed with video clips of “Sesame Street’s” most unforgettable moments, the program explores how the groundbreaking children’s series captured lighting in a bottle and examines its significant and lasting impact on families across America. The program also features heartfelt testimonials from viewers, captured by PBS member stations, about the influence of “Sesame Street” on their lives.