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  1. 'Sesame Street' enters 45th season with special NYC exhibitRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | Hispanic Business

    In 1969, "Sesame Street" premiered on public television stations, where it become a pop cultural touchstone as well as a half-hour lesson in the ABCs and 123s. With the show in its 45th season, has organized the exhibition, "Somebody Come and Play: 45 Years of Sesame Street Helping Kids Grow Smarter, Stronger, and Kinder," running now through , which takes a behind-the-scenes look at how the show is put together.


  2. BWW Reviews: Lyric Music Theater Presents Saucy, Unconventional ParableRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 |

    South Portland's Lyric Music Theater opened its 2014-2015 season with a stylish, saucy production of the 2003 Tony award-winning musical Avenue Q. The Lopez-Marx-Whitty show is an unconventional, politically incorrect parody - a parable which chronicles the coming of age of eleven Sesame Street generation young adults on Brooklyn's Avenue Q. The musical is distinguished by the fact that eight of the actors are doubled by large puppets which evoke a bizarre children's fairytale amid the debris and decay, dashed hopes and harsh realities of their emerging adult world.


  3. Now in its 45th season, 'Sesame Street's' mission remains the sameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | TheDay.Com

    Puppeteers and characters, including Count von Count entertain critics during PBS Kids "Sesame Street" session at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour. Actor Chris Knowings, executive producer Carol-Lynn Parente, head writer Joey Mazzarino and puppeteer David Rudman discuss "Sesame Street" during the 2014 Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif.


  4. Sesame Street's Grover, 'hyperactive 4-year-old,' heads for NewarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    Jones, 42, who hails from Southborough, Mass., has been with " Sesame Street Live " for eight years. This weekend he'll bring a certain scraggly blue guy to life at the Prudential Center in Newark.


  5. As PBS powerhouse 'Sesame Street' opens its 45th season, its...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    As "Sesame Street" kicks off its 45th season, it looks to maintain its cultural place by doing what it's always done: teach basic learning skills to preschool-age children. Even decades after its debut, the show remains a powerhouse, generating more than $46.5 million in merchandising last year and with a steady stream of viral videos on its YouTube channel that has more than a million subscribers and more than a billion video views.


  6. ‘Sesame Street’ going strong at 45 with mission to teach kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Seattle Times

    Cookie Monster will learn the fine art of delayed gratification in this season of "Sesame Street," which kicked off Sept. 15. Calling "Sesame Street" children's programming is like calling "Saturday Night Live" a sketch comedy show or "The Simpsons" a cartoon.


  7. 'Sesame Street' and the number of the day: 45 years on TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    The powerhouse PBS show has broadened its scope over the decades, but its core mission of teaching kids remains the same "Sesame Street" characters have been a part of childhood for decades even as the educational television show has broadened its scope. "Sesame Street" characters have been a part of childhood for decades even as the educational television show has broadened its scope.


  8. Lupita Nyong'o Stops by Sesame StreetRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    The Academy Award winner discussed the body's biggest organ with Elmo Tuesday. The Star Wars: Episode VII actress asked her new pal, "Did you know all animals and people are covered in skin?" With Nyong'o's help, the beloved TV character learned that he indeed has skin underneath his famous red fur.


  9. Lupita Nyong'o teaches Elmo to love his skin on 'Sesame Street'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Evil Beet Gossip

    I seriously hope Sesame Street goes on forever. Sure, it's incredibly different to the program I grew up watching, but it's so important for kids to watch programming that's educational, empathetic and entertaining all at the same time rather than staring at meaningless shit on a glowing screen for hours on end.


  10. The most controversial celebrity cameos on "Sesame Street"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Salon

    "Sesame Street" has managed to stay relevant for more than four decades - no easy feat for any television show, let alone one that relies on public broadcasting and caters to kids, an audience that's continuously being introduced to new technology. While the comedy of the show has changed , one thing has not: it's ability to snag A-list celebs who appeal to both kids and their parents.


  11. Sesame Street Live Returning to Fox Theatre in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 |

    No matter where you're from or where you've been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover's friend from India, to Sesame Street .


  12. Lupita Nyong'o Visits Sesame Street, talks to Elmo about loving oneselfRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 |

    Hollywood, CA, United States - Lupita Nyong'o and Elmo talk about loving one's ownskin in an episode of Sesame Street. Lupita talked about the many colors of skins of people but noted that people are all one and the same.


  13. Fox's Sesame Street Celebration Tries To Sweep The Clouds Of Past Attacks AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Media Matters for America

    Fox & Friends celebrated Sesame Street 's 45th birthday by hosting Muppet characters Grover and Abby Cadabby for a light-hearted appearance congratulating them on their longevity. But if the network had gotten its way in 2012, Grover wouldn't have made it past the age of 44 with his show's funding intact.


  14. Cute Overload: Lupita Nyong'o Schools Elmo On SkinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Refinery 29

    This might just be the cutest thing you'll see all day : Budding beauty icon and Academy Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o paid her good friend Elmo a visit on a recent episode of Sesame Street . In the video below, Lupita schools Elmo on skin - a topic she must know a lot about, considering she has one of the most luminous complexions in Hollywood and a coveted contract with LancA me.


  15. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... Mistress of the Dark") is 63. Comedian Rita Rudner is 61. Muppeteer Kevin Clash (former voice of Elmo on "Sesame Street") is 54. Director-actor Paul Feig is 52. Movie director Baz Luhrmann is 52. Singer BeBe Winans is 52. Actor Kyle Chandler is 49. ...


  16. 'Help me, Only-One Cannoli'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Sydney Morning Herald

    If you've noticed some slight tweaks to one of the most famous lines from the original Star Wars movie, that's because the characters from Sesame Street have their hands all over this one - and have given it a decidedly sweet flavour. The five-minute clip, titled Star S'Mores , which has scored more than 500,000 hits on YouTube, takes the cult sci-fi family classic and themes it all around sweet treats.


  17. C-3PO's 'Star Wars' past, present, and future: A deep-dive Q&A with Anthony DanielsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... some kind of performance record. I think it probably is. There's also Big Bird, Caroll Spinney. I once was on Sesame Street and Spinney's devotion to that character was absolutely tangible. He had this professional attitude for this character that ...


  18. Lupita Nyong'o and red furry muppet Elmo 'love the skin they're in' on Sesame StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Daily Mail

    Lupita Nyong'o donned a colour-block sleeveless dress on Sesame Street to teach Elmo all about the wonders and variations of skin. The 31-year-old Oscar winner told the red furry muppet how skin protects the body, helps us touch, and how it can be ticklish.


  19. Video: New Sesame Street Video - Lupita Nyong'o & Elmo Love the Skin They're InRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 |

    ... ticklish or smooth or black or brown or white or tan, be sure to love the skin you are in. You can catch SESAME STREET in the morning and the afternoon, weekdays on PBS. For more fun games and videos for your preschooler in a safe, child-friendly ...


  20. Dan Epstein on the Hairy Goofy Polyester Glory of 1970s BaseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | The Millions (A Blog about Books)

    ... in it." He got his nickname because his gangly physique and mop of fizzy hair reminded people of Big Bird on "Sesame Street." Epstein and I were supposed to read from our books during the "Bird Bash" because both books have strong ties to Detroit ...