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Sesame Street
Premiere November 17, 2018 (4901)
Finale N/A (4935)
Episodes 35

The Season 49 cast and crew.

Sesame Street's 49th season will premiere on HBO on November 17, 2018. The season will be preceded the week prior by the prime time special, When You Wish Upon a Pickle.

Season overview

The season's main curriculum goal will be different forms of play.[1]

Cast members appearing in street scenes for the season include Suki Lopez (Nina), Alan Muraoka (Alan) and Chris Knowings (Chris). This marks the first season with Peter Linz performing Ernie.


Primary production started the week of October 16, 2017, and wrapped on December 15. Additional filming took place during the week of April 9, 2018[2]

Celebrities who visited the set during production of the season include Jack Antonoff, Chance the Rapper, Zooey Deschanel, Andy Grammer, Whoopi Goldberg, Ann Harada‏, Tiffany Haddish, Ellie Kemper, Zoë Kravitz, Blake Lively, Keegan-Michael Key, Kate Micucci, Bill Nye, Patton Oswalt, Questlove, Meredith Salenger, Amanda Seyfried, Jenny Slate, Allison Williams, Anne Wheaton, and Wil Wheaton.


  • Episode 4901 - When You're a Vet
  • Episode 4902 - Picture This
  • Episode 4903 - Hey! Sesame Street News




  1. SESAME STREET: An Inside look at TIFF Festival 2017 (11:08)
  2. Ryan Dillon on Instagram

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