The Muppets have been making the rounds to promote the upcoming television special Sesame Street: Families Stand Together. The new hour-long special is will air on Wednesday September 9, 2009 at 8:00PM on PBS. The program is designed to help families communicate during tough economic times. More information and additional resources are available online at www.sesameworkshop.org/toughtimes.
Elmo made a surprise appearance on the Sunday edition of NBC's Today to talk about the program.
Elmo returned to Today on Tuesday, this time bringing his mommy (May) to offer some advice for families.
Elmo dressed up to visit Bob Schieffer on CBS's Washington Unplugged on Friday to promote the show.
Additionally, Grover spoke about the program at the 2009 TV Critics Press Tour.