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‘Sesame Street’ and CNN are hosting a town hall for parents and kids about coronavirus. Here’s how to watch

‘Sesame Street’ characters will join CNN’s chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta and CNN anchor Erica Hill for ‘The ABC’s of COVID-19: A CNN/Sesame Street Town Hall for Kids and Parents’ on April 25

Sesame Street is the backbone of PBS’s programming. Now it’s headed to HBO. The move is good for business, and Sesame Street’s longevity, but perhaps bad for the egalitarian spirit at the show’s core.
CNN and Sesame Street are joining together for a Town Hall event, “The ABC’s of COVID-19,” for parents and children on April 25.
CHRISTOF STACHE, ASSOCIATED PRESS

Big Bird and Elmo are teaming up with CNN for a special town hall about coronavirus for children and their parents.

“Sesame Street” characters will join CNN’s chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta and CNN anchor Erica Hill for “The ABC’s of COVID-19: A CNN/Sesame Street Town Hall for Kids and Parents” to answer questions submitted by families about COVID-19.

The event will last 90 minutes and will address topics like education, anxiety, screen time and playdates, according to CNN.

Families can submit questions to be answered during the town hall by filling out a form from CNN, which can be found here.

“The ABC’s of COVID-19” will air on April 25 at 9 a.m. ET on CNN and will also be available to stream live on CNN.com and CNN’s mobile apps. It will also be available on-demand to subscribers through cable/satellite systems, CNNgo, and CNN’s mobile apps.

“Sesame Street” has put together a variety of free resources for families during the coronavirus pandemic, including videos, ebooks, and games for children, as well as resources for parents on how to talk to their kids about the changes they’re experiencing. The “Caring for Each Other” initiative can be found at sesamestreet.org/caring.