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Cinderella's Slippery Slippers (#4802) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Cinderella (Lucy Liu) doesn't want to open her new shoe store and be a princess anymore, she just wants to play. She meets Rosita who would love to play with her but Cinderella's fancy shoes make it difficult. Rosita suggests that she get a pair of sneakers like hers from the new shoe store. Now wearing her new sneakers, Rosita helps Cinderella realize that she can be a princess and play. But the best part of the day was becoming friends with Rosita.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 23, 2019 -- 10:00am
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 23, 2019 -- 2:00pm

Abby and Zoe Love Karate (#4832H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Nina teaches Abby and Zoe all about karate. After learning how to practice and focus, Abby and Zoe are able to kick a ball off of a stand with a special karate kick.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Aug 23, 2019 -- 11:00am
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 29, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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The Helpful Cloud (#4822) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Elmo and Grover help Floatie the Cloud try finding a job on Sesame Street but Chris helps Floatie realize that she already has a very important job, being a cloud up in the sky, bringing rain to help plants and flowers grow and giving shade to keep everyone cool on hot sunny days.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 26, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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The Happy to Be Me Club (#4823H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Big Bird feels bad about himself after being teased, but Abby reminds him he is special.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 26, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 30, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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The Last Straw (#4810) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Bert can't fall asleep because Ernie is making too much noise. Bert becomes angry and leaves with his bed in search of quiet place to take a nap. When apart, Bert and Ernie think about what they did and how it made the other feel. They apologize to each other and learn that even though they had a fight, they can still be friends.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 27, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 27, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me

Clothing Drive (#4806) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Rudy's favorite sweater doesn't fit him anymore so Nina suggests having a clothing drive in the neighborhood. Everyone can give clothes that they don't need anymore to the people who do need them. Rudy's sweater goes to a little girl who is very excited to wear it.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 27, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Sat, Aug 31, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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Chinese New Year (#4814) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

To celebrate Chinese New Year on Sesame Street, Nina, Elmo, Abby, Grover and Cookie Monster get creative and make their own Chinese dragon costume using all sorts of fun arts and crafts.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 28, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 28, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me

Crafty Friends (#4817H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Elmo helps Zoe find just the right play date for Zoe's pet rock, Rocco.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Aug 28, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Aug 28, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me
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Abby's Sock Solution (#4808H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Abby tries to help Chris after he loses a sock while doing his laundry, but her efforts create chaos as she conjures up dancing socks.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 29, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me

Fido The Frog (#4831) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Chris, Elmo and Abby help Fido feel proud that he's a frog and find the right habitat to live in.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Aug 30, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 1, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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When You're A Vet (#4901) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Abby and Elmo play veterinarians. By using their eyes, ears, and hands, Abby and Elmo figure out what's wrong with their pretend patients and help them feel better.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 2, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 7, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 12, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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Picture This (#4902) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Alan gives Elmo, Rosita, and Abby his old cameras to play with and suggests that they can be photographers for the day. So Abby, Rosita, and Elmo go around Sesame Street taking pictures of things like sports and fashion, while also learning how to use their cameras.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 3, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 17, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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Elmo Goes to Chicken School (#4918) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Elmo helps Professor Buck Awe teach a class of chickens using strategies he learned in preschool.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 4, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 10, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 24, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 24, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me

Math Magic (#4906) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Max the Magician amazes Rosita, Big Bird, and Elmo with his magical, mathematical tricks.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 5, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 8, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 13, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 19, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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Hey! Sesame Street News (#4903) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Cookie Monster is a journalist for Abby and Big Bird's newspaper, "Hey Sesame Street News!." He solves the mystery of Chris' missing belt buckle by asking the five W questions: who, what, where, when, why.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 9, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 14, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 26, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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So You Think You Can Choreograph (#4904) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Elmo and his friends are making a music video. They ask Zoe to be the choreographer, who comes up with the perfect dance and teaches everyone the moves.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 11, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 15, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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Elmo's Factory (#4905) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Elmo has a lot of anything holders to make, so Chris helps Elmo put together his own factory. Elmo's friends work as a team and each take on a different job to help make the anything holders quicker.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 16, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 16, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 22, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 22, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me

Play Time (#4908) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Nina, Elmo, Abby, Big Bird, and Chris put on a play about Little Miss Muffet. With the actors, narrator, costume designer, and set designer jobs already planned out, Nina helps Big Bird find his job as playwright when Big Bird comes up with the idea of changing the ending to the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 18, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 18, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 21, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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Bath Time for Blanky (#4909) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Abby brings Rudy to the laundromat to wash his stinky blanky. Grover is the new laundromat attendant, but he doesn't know how to use the machines. Luckily, Chris brings in his dirty clothes, too, and shows them all how to use a washing machine and dryer.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 23, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 23, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 27, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 29, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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Astronaut Elmo (#4910) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Rosita, Elmo, and Abby pretend to be astronauts and use their imagination to go into space. With help from Chris, they figure out which 'space tool' to use to fix their ripped space ship.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 25, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 25, 2019 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 28, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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Honk If You Love Libraries (#4911) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Librarian Grover helps Nina and Elmo find the books they need while looking through the different sections of the library.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 30, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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      KQED transmitter will off on March 6th at  3-6 at 3am-6am.  This will disrupt over-the-air reception and DirectTV viewers. Comcast and Monterey reception will not be impacted.

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