Howdy, partners! Sesame Workshop is planning on releasing a new direct-to-DVD video entitled "Sesame Street: Kids Favorite Country Songs" on June 5, 2007. In this hour-long special viewers will join Elmo and his country cousin Elmer in a festive Country Jamboree. The special is packed with more than 20 songs (both new songs and beloved classics) and will feature many great country moments the Sesame Street cast. This special also features several celebrity country stars, including: Garth Brooks, Lee Ann Womack, John Mceuen (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), John Popper (Blues Traveler), Allison Krauss and Johnny Cash. The DVD is already up for pre-ordering around the web as it will hit stores in just 36 days.
Also on the Sesame DVD front is another direct-to-DVD feature entitled " Sesame Street: Ready for School!" This hour-long video follows Elmo and friends as they get ready for their first day of school. You can look for this title to hit stores shelves on July 24, 2007 (but you can pre-order your copy already from many online retailers).
I'll keep you posted with more information on Sesame Street DVDs as I get it.