Big Bird and Elmo talk about A Capitol Fourth

Program: A Capitol Fourth
Date: July 4th
Time: 7 p.m.
Additional airdates: July 4 at 9:30 p.m.; July 5 at 10:30 p.m.

Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Jimmy Smits returns to host the biggest and brightest birthday party in the country. As a special treat for the entire family, Elmo, Big Bird, Coookie Monster, Oscar the Grouch and more of the Sesame Street gang will be on hand to celebrate America’s 233rd birthday. The Muppets will perform a medley of patriotic favorites, as well as iconic songs that everyone knows and loves from 40 years of the breakthrough children’s television series, celebrating 40 years of fun and learning.

A reporter recently interviewed Elmo and Big Bird about celebrating America’s 233rd birthday listen here.