Episode 4715 - Meet Julia HBO Premiere: Monday April 10, 2017 PBS Premiere: Monday April 10, 2017 Big Bird learns about autism when he's introduced to Julia, who helps her new friends invent a game called "boing tag." This episode features an all-new street story and Elmo's World ("Friends"). Beginning with Season 46, HBO acquired exclusive first-rights to broadcast Sesame Street episodes. PBS broadcasts these same shows nine months after their HBO premiere. In order to help more children with autism, this episode will air jointly on HBO and PBS on Monday April 10, 2017. Check local listings for air times for PBS and HBO. This is the first Season 47 episode to air on PBS. Autism currently affects 1 in 68 children. Sesame Workshop has an official website for children and parents who are dealing with the challenges of autism. If you saw "Meet Julia" please like this post and share your thoughts below.