HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow)- On the heels of winning eight Emmy Awards for its landmark 40th Anniversary Season, Sesame Street is back with more of what kids and parents love for Season 41. Premiering September 27, 2010 on PBS KIDS (check local listings) and produced by Sesame Workshop (the nonprofit educational organization), the new season of the program continues to address the immediate needs of preschoolers with an emphasis on science education. Heading into the second term of its two-year curriculum, Season 41 emphasizes everyday science investigation and encourages kids to ask specific questions and get excited about how the world works.
Additionally, everybody's favorite furry and blue superhero gets his own new segment in Sesame Street's block format, "Super Grover 2.0." In six new six-minute segments, Grover is coming to the rescue as he observes, questions, investigates and reports, our hero literally stumbles across solutions to problems all across the planet. "Encouraging children to explore the fascinating worlds of science, technology, engineering and mathematics is what connects Sesame Street's 41st Season with the current national focus on these STEM concepts. (Science is featured throughout the New Season in Street stories, animations and new live action films. In three newly commissioned films with NASA, kids will be exploring the wonders of space as an astronaut in orbit at the International Space Station presents letter and number of the day segments.