Sesame Street

Billy Eichner Becomes ‘Billy on the Sesame Street’ in New Clip

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 29, 2017 @ 12:21 PM
Sesame Workshop
Billy Eichner is back on the street, but probably not the one you’re expecting. Just one day after it was announced that the Billy on the Street star would bring his mysterious tank tops to American Horror Story, Eichner again pops up in a strange place: Sesame Street!

‘Sesame Street’ Releases First Videos of Julia, a New Muppet With Autism

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 20, 2017 @ 3:45 PM
Sesame Workshop
Sesame Street has provided decades’ worth of early education and inclusion, and now the series will help shed light on autism as well. The children’s classic has released its first official videos featuring Julia, a new four year-old muppet with autism who will debut in early April.

‘Sesame Street,’ ‘Kimmel’ Respond to Trump’s PBS Budget Cuts

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 17, 2017 @ 10:17 AM
ABC
We’re no where near the middle of outrage from proposed congressional budget cuts, the most visible of which would eliminate funding for staples like the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Sesame Street in particular made headlines switching from PBS funding to HBO, though both it, and Jimmy Kimmel have now placed Big Bird in the spotlight to address the historic cut.

‘Sesame Street’ Movie Gets Moving Again With ‘Night at the Museum 3’ Writers

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by Britt Hayes November 15, 2016 @ 4:20 PM
HBO
Following a major relocation from PBS to HBO, Sesame Street is plotting another big move: This time to a theater near you. Warner Bros. is developing a feature-length, live-action film based on the venerable children’s educational series. Sure, it’s an easy mark for a typical nostalgia cash-in, but it’s also hard to complain about a Sesame Street movie given everything that the series stands for — and in the wake of our recent election, we could probably use a few sunny days.

‘Sesame Street’ Boss Says Gordon, Luis and Bob Weren’t Fired

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 3, 2016 @ 10:30 AM
Sesame Workshop
Sesame Street fans were taken aback to learn that the series had more or less done away with Luis the fix-it man, Bob the music teacher, and Gordon the science teacher, cutting actors Emilio Delgado, Bob McGrath, and Roscoe Orman. Now, Sesame CEO Jeff Dunn steps in to clarify the matter, noting that while the actors aren’t fired altogether, they won’t be seen in the current season.

‘Sesame Street’ Favorites Luis, Bob and Gordon Let Go After Decades

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 28, 2016 @ 12:30 PM
PBS
Human characters may not get as much spotlight on Sesame Street, especially since the big move to HBO, but no less than three fan-favorites are officially leaving the neighborhood. Say goodbye to Luis the fix-it man, Bob the music teacher, and Gordon the science teacher, the actors for which have been cut from the series.

‘Sesame Street’ Goes ‘True Detective’ for HBO Premiere Parody

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 6, 2016 @ 9:48 AM
HBO / PBS
Sesame Street has been surprisingly bold in its choice of parody, taking on even the darkest of HBO lineups from Game of Thrones to True Blood, though True Detective might seem a step too far. Well, thanks to Jimmy Kimmel and Sesame Street’s upcoming HBO move, we finally get a taste. Sesame Street is all just one gutter, man,

HBO ‘Sesame Street’ Sets January Premiere With Half-Hour Episodes, New Sets and Characters

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 24, 2015 @ 12:35 PM
HBO
A few months back, Sesame Street gave a surprisingly adult announcement in news that it would leave its longtime home at PBS for HBO, but that isn’t the only big change afoot. Not only will Big Bird and co. only run for half an hour per episode in their new January premiere, we’ll also see new characters, theme songs, segments and more.