Sesame Workshop to debut ‘The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo’ on HBO MAX on Tuesday, May 27, 2020
Celebrating nighttime routines, this fun-for-the-whole-family Sesame Street spinoff brings late night comedy to the early bedtime set
Celebrity guests include Lil Nas X, the Jonas Brothers, Ciara, Blake Lively, Sofia Carson, John Mulaney, Olivia Wilde, and many more
About The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo
Elmo has a new favorite game: he’s hosting a talk show, right from his living room. With Cookie Monster as a sidekick, other Sesame Street pals as backstage crew, and even a house band, Elmo welcomes real-life performers to his couch to entertain kids and families with music, games, and fun for all ages. Jimmy Fallon stops by to show Elmo the hosting ropes, Lil Nas X shares a catchy song, John Mulaney gets competitive in a tricycle race, and much more — all before Elmo’s bedtime!
At a time when personal devices are ever more popular and individual viewing has become the norm, The Not-Too-Late-Show with Elmo brings families together for a shared and uplifting experience that has something for everyone. Young children love seeing their Sesame Street friends in a new way, madcap behind-the-scenes humor keeps older kids laughing, and grown-ups get a kick out of seeing celebrity guests have silly fun with Elmo. Creating a space for gathering, giggling, and simply being together, The Not-Too-Late-Show delights in spreading the loving spirit of the beloved red monster himself.
With each episode highlighting a different element of bedtime, The Not-Too-Late-Show with Elmo supports families’ own evening routines with bedtime-themed games and guest challenges. Children learn best when they’re engaged with a caring adult; by bringing kids and caregivers together at the end of the day, the series encourages co-engagement and helps parents find the social-emotional learning moments in simple routines like putting on pajamas, brushing teeth, and reading a story together. The perfect way to close out a busy day of learning and fun!