SERGIO MENDES & FRIENDS: A CELEBRATION world premiered as special programming on PBS stations in June 2021 and is expected to return to air on PBS in August 2021.

Check local listings to search for the day/date/time for your local PBS affiliate.

This program is a salute to the pioneering Brazilian musical artist, producer, composer, keyboardist, vocalist and Oscar®-nominated songwriter created especially for PBS and contains approx 59 minutes of material derived from the feature documentary Sergio Mendes: In The Key Of Joy by acclaimed filmmaker John Scheinfeld (The U.S. vs John Lennon, Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary, and The Happy Days of Garry Marshall).

Viewers who support their local PBS station at different levels during the June and August member drives have an opportunity to receive thank you gifts that include the full length documentary on DVD or download, as well as Sergio Mendes deluxe CD set or Vinyl.