July 29, 2021
The HBO Max streaming service in August will debut new “Sesame Street” and “Looney Tunes” animated specials.
Furry Friends Forever: Elmo Gets a Puppy premieres Aug. 5. When “Sesame Street” stars Elmo and Grover discover a sweet stray puppy, they set out on an adventure to help find their new furry friend Tango a forever home. Bursting with heartfelt, original songs and vivid animation, the half-hour special follows Elmo as he learns how to feed Tango, give her a bath, and take her for walks — all with a little help from pals Cookie Monster, Abby Cadabby and Big Bird. Promoting ways animal lovers of all ages can best care for their pets, Furry Friends Forever: Elmo Gets a Puppy celebrates the arrival of 123 Sesame Street’s new “fur”-ever friend.
Looney Tunes Cartoons Back to School Special arrives Aug. 19. Going back to school can be daunting, especially after a looney summer. Join everyone’s favorite toons as they buckle up and learn a thing or two. Daffy learns that cheaters never prosper, Foghorn Leghorn learns the pencil is mightier than the sword, and Beaky learns how to be a better buzzard.