Rare Sesame Street 20th anniversary special debuts on DVD July 13
SESAME STREET: 20 YEARS AND STILL COUNTING comes to DVD and digital download for the first time
Courtesy of Lionsgate
Jim Henson celebrated the 20th anniversary of the groundbreaking educational series, Sesame Street, by producing this special Sesame Street: 20 Years and Still Counting, available to fans from Lionsgate Home Entertainment for the first time on DVD and digital download.
Hosted by legendary comic Bill Cosby and featuring special appearances by Jim Henson, Kermit the Frog, Ray Charles and famed tenor Placido Domingo, the special includes classic Sesame Street scenes and interviews with those who were involved with the series’ early years and created a foundation for a show as relevant today as when it first debuted in 1969.
The Sesame Street: 20 Years and Still Counting DVD will be available on July 13, 2010 for the suggested retail price of $14.98.
ABOUT SESAME STREET: 20 AND STILL COUNTING
Experience this captivating special that marked the 20th anniversary of the groundbreaking children's series that taught us our ABCs, 123s, and so much more! Hosted by Bill Cosby, Sesame Street: 20 Years and Still Counting includes appearances by favorite Sesame Street residents like Big Bird, Grover, Bob and Maria. It also features timeless clips from past episodes; performances by Ray Charles and famed tenor Placido Domingo (with his operatic Muppet™ counterpart, Placido Flamingo); and in-depth interviews with the series’ creators. Sweep the clouds away and rediscover the carefree days of childhood with this delightful special! Sesame Street is produced by the non profit educational organization, Sesame Workshop.
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