CNN and ‘Sesame Street’ to Host Town Hall Meeting for Kids

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Gather the children around the TV for a special that will be both informative and fun.

CNN is partnering with Sesame Street for a second special town hall about coronavirus. “The ABCs of Covid 19: A CNN/Sesame Street Town Hall for Kids and Parents” will air on Saturday, May 30, at 10 AM ET on CNN, CNN International and CNN en Español. Parents can also live stream the special on’s homepage and across mobile devices via CNN’s apps.

The special will be 60 minutes and will feature experts like CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta and CNN anchor and national correspondent Erica Hill. They will be joined by some Sesame Street favorites including Elmo, Big Bird, Abby Cadabby, Rosita and Grover. Together, they will address issues such as summer safety, play dates, schooling and more.

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Parents can even send in their and their children’s questions, along with their full names and phone numbers via a form on the CNN website.

It’s important for kids to understand the latest issues surrounding the coronavirus, so be sure to tune in. There is also the Sesame Workshop’s Caring for Each Other initiative, which provides free resources for parents and families during this crisis. The initiative is powered by the nonprofit’s Critical Needs Response Fund.

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