Andy Cohen Shares Adorable Photos Of His Young Son Meeting Elmo

Television personality Andy Cohen took to Instagram on Thursday, July 24 to share an adorable double photo post featuring his toddler son Ben. In the sweet snapshots, Ben looked extra-excited while getting the chance to meet the Sesame Street character Elmo. In the sweet photos, 52-year-old Cohen sat on a sofa on stage while holding […]

‘Sesame Street’ To Partner With CNN On Town Hall Addressing Racism

The characters of Sesame Street will stay silent on the issue of racism and police brutality no longer. In response to protests surrounding the death of George Floyd, the creators of the beloved television program are partnering with CNN to hold a town hall. The network announced the upcoming program on Tuesday afternoon on its […]

Caroll Spinney Dead, Voice Of Big Bird On ‘Sesame Street’ Passed Away At Age 85

Caroll Spinney, Sesame Street legendary puppeteer, died in his Connecticut home at the age of 85 after a long battle with dystonia, which is a movement disorder. Spinney began voicing the characters Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch in 1969. Under the direction of Jim Henson, he brought the puppets to life for over 50 […]

Kelly Ripa Shares Series Of Adorable ‘Sesame Street’ Throwback Photos Featuring Her Son, Joaquin Consuelos

Kelly Ripa took to Instagram earlier today to pay tribute to one of the most popular and long-running children’s television shows. As those who follow the television personality on social media know, Ripa regularly shares photo and videos from her hit show, Live With Kelly and Ryan, as well as photos from other shows that […]

Here’s Why Elmo’s Favorite Band, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Never Appeared On ‘Sesame Street’

Despite being a well-known band in the music industry, the Red Hot Chili Peppers was deemed “too racy,” with inappropriate songs that were not suitable for the youthful audience that watches Sesame Street. Celebrating its 50th anniversary tomorrow, Sesame Street has had a wealth of musical guests on the show over the years. The Red […]

‘Sesame Street’ Gets Mixed Reaction Over Muppet’s Addiction Story

Sesame Street is taking on another tough topic. In a new series of videos produced by Sesame Workshop, light green Muppet Karli talks about her mother’s problems with addiction. It’s no surprise that the kiddie show’s new clips are controversial. Karli was first introduced on Sesame Street back in May, but the 6-year-old green monster […]

‘Sesame Street’ Star Elmo Gets His Own Talk Show, ‘The Not Too Late Show’

Elmo, the red Sesame Street monster famous for his falsetto voice and loud laugh, is following in the footsteps of late-night greats. The children’s show star is getting his own late-night talk show. Okay, maybe it’s not so late. USA Today reports that late-night kings Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, and Jimmy Kimmel won’t have to […]

‘Sesame Street’ Faces Backlash For Stigmatizing Autism

Despite being around since 1969, adding a new member to the muppet family isn’t something PBS or Sesame Street takes lightly. In fact, Julia was the first new addition to Sesame Street in more than a decade. As those who follow the longstanding children’s series know, Julia is somewhat unique to the show because she […]

‘Game Of Thrones’: ‘Sesame Street’ Teaches Tyrion And Cersei About Respect

The Lannisters have a rather grim family history of late in HBO’s Game of Thrones. But, could Sesame Street teach Tyrion and Cersei how to get along? Cersei (Lena Headey) has always hated her younger brother, Tyrion (Peter Dinklage), for a multitude of reasons, but mostly because he killed their mother during birth. Tyrion was […]

‘Sesame Street’ Stamps From U.S. Postal Service To Honor 50th Anniversary Of Series

Philatelists everywhere are excited about a new batch of postage stamps that will be released later this year from the U.S. Postal Service, as they will feature 16 well-known characters from the beloved children’s series Sesame Street. The stamps are being issued to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the popular educational show, which made its […]

‘Sesame Street’ Tackles Homelessness With New Muppet

The beloved children’s program Sesame Street will now be addressing the serious issue of homelessness, WGN is reporting. In 2011, a 7-year-old Muppet named Lily was introduced on the show. Lily was initially regarded as food-insecure, as her family struggled to have enough food. Now, Sesame’s Workshop has expanded Lily’s storyline to reveal she is […]

Caroll Spinney, Man Who Voiced Big Bird And Oscar The Grouch, Retiring From ‘Sesame Street’ After 50 Years

Caroll Spinney won’t be calling Sesame Street his address anymore. The legendary 84-year-old puppeteer is retiring from his role on the long-running children’s program after 50 years, according to the New York Times. Spinney debuted the roles of polar opposite characters Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch in 1969. Sesame Workshop estimated that Spinney’s characters […]

Accidental US Embassy Invite Featuring A Cat In Cookie Monster Pajamas Is The Cutest Mistake Ever Emailed

It’s probably the most adorable accidental email ever sent: a training email from the U.S. Embassy in Canberra, Australia, mistakenly sent out an image of a cat fully immersed in a onesie-pajama outfit dressed as Sesame Street’s Cookie Monster. To top off the ensemble, the cat, which is sitting upright in the photo, is also […]

Bert & Ernie Aren’t Gay After All – ‘Sesame Street’ Writer Says His Comments Were ‘Misinterpreted’

Bert & Ernie aren’t gay after all. Mark Saltzman, the Sesame Street writer who this week seemingly suggested that he intended the pair to be a gay couple, is now walking back those remarks, saying they were “misinterpreted.” As previously reported by the Inquisitr, on Tuesday Saltzman reportedly revealed that the beloved characters, who share […]

‘Sesame Street’ Writer Confirms Long-Debated Suspicion That Bert & Ernie Are Indeed Gay Lovers

A writer from the beloved children’s television show Sesame Street has revealed that puppets Bert and Ernie, who shared an apartment on the show, are a same-sex couple, reports The Sun. The true nature of Bert and Ernie’s friendship has been long-debated since the show first aired in 1969 and the speculation can now finally […]

Dave Grohl To Appear On 50th Anniversary Season Of ‘Sesame Street’

Sesame Street has a number of big things planned to help celebrate the show’s 50th anniversary, and it was recently announced that Foo Fighters’ frontman and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Dave Grohl is going to help them celebrate. Sesame Street made the announcement on their official Twitter account over the weekend, although […]

Melissa McCarthy’s ‘Happytime Murders’ Beats Lawsuit By ‘Sesame Street’ Makers

U.S. District Judge Vernon Broderick ruled Wednesday that Melissa McCarthy’s upcoming R-rated movie titled The Happytime Murders can continue using the tagline “No Sesame. All Street.” in advertisements. Fox News reports that Broderick indicated in his decision that he believed that the movie tagline used humor to set the movie apart from the beloved children’s […]

‘Sesame Street’ Sues Over Raunchy Melissa McCarthy Puppet Movie ‘The Happytime Murders’

The creators of Sesame Street are not happy about The Happytime Murders. The Sesame Workshop has filed a lawsuit against STX Entertainment with claims that the marketing campaign for the R-rated Melissa McCarthy puppet flick could damage the Sesame Street brand. Brian Henson, son of the late Muppets creator Jim Henson, directed the film and […]

‘Hamilton’ Star Daveed Diggs Teams Up With ‘Sesame Street’ For Two Fun Songs

Daveed Diggs might have left the cast of the Broadway hit Hamilton, but he’s making some new friends nearby with the folks on Sesame Street. Daveed Diggs, who was thrust onto the national scene playing the dual roles of the Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson in Hamilton, is now branching out to rap with […]

Barb Is Back In Hilarious ‘Stranger Things’ Parody On ‘Sesame Street’

Following the suspenseful season finale of season two of Stranger Things in recent weeks, fans of the residents of Hawkins have been left with little to satisfy their unquenchable appetite for more adventures to keep the Upside Down at bay. But luckily they needn’t wait any longer, as Sesame Street has based one of its […]

Brian Henson Says Kermit The Frog Actor Steve Whitmire Should Have Been Fired 13 Years Ago

Steve Whitmire has learned the hard way that it’s not easy being green. One week after it was revealed that the longtime Kermit the Frog puppeteer was let go after 27 years on the job, the son of late Muppets creator Jim Henson says the frog’s firing was a long time coming. In an interview […]

Sesame Street’s ‘Blessed Ramadan’ Leaves Some Christians Feeling Slighted

The long-running children’s program, Sesame Street, wished a blessed Ramadan to celebrants on Friday, but not everyone was pleased. A number of individuals, identifying themselves as Christians who felt slighted by the lack of attention to holidays including Easter and Christmas, turned to social media to express outrage. On Friday, the first day of Ramadan, […]

‘Sesame Street’s’ Autistic Muppet Julia Makes Her TV Debut On April 10

Sesame Street will debut their autistic Muppet in just three days on April 10. Julia is four-years-old and she will be the first occurrence of Sesame Street introducing a character with a disability. According to WWLTV, this is the first time in a decade that Sesame Street has introduced a new special Muppet to the […]

‘Sesame Street’s’ Autism Character Aims To Promote Understanding Of ASD

Her name is Julia! She’s just 4-years old, with red hair and green eyes, and this gorgeous little girl loves to paint and pick flowers. And when she speaks, Julia often repeats what she’s just heard Abby and Elmo say. Julie has autism. Meet Julia, a new Muppet on @sesamestreet who has autism. Learn all […]

Elmo ‘Laid Off’ By Donald Trump In Viral Video Reply To Proposed PBS Budget Cuts

Elmo — the monster that’s called Sesame Street home for more than 30 years — learns his fate in a viral new video that responds to budget cuts proposed by President Donald Trump that would eliminate funding to PBS. In the video that has garnered more than 11 million views on its Facebook page, What’s […]

‘Sesame Street’ Elmo Begs Adele To Meet Him In Australia

It seems that the Sesame Street character Elmo was dying to say “Hello” to Adele when they both were in Australia. It seems Elmo is a big fan of the British singer, and so he took to Twitter to ask her if they could get together. Elmo said that he wanted to meet Adele face […]

‘Sesame Street’ Continues Without Much Of Its Human Cast, But It’s Bringing Back ‘Elmo’s World’

Sesame Street is coming back for its 47th season, but for many people, the Street won’t be the same without its older human cast. According to The Times, 84-year-old Bob McGrath has been “released” from his role on the Sesame Street cast, which he has been playing for 45 years. Bob on 'Sesame Street': 'Memba […]

‘Stranger Things’ Producer, Shawn Levy, Is Working On ‘Sesame Street’ Movie

Talk about your odd bedfellows. Shawn Levy, the producer of the sci-fi film Arrival and the Stranger Things TV series on Netflix, is reported to be working on a new movie based on Sesame Street, according to The Guardian. The story was released on the 47th anniversary of the famed PBS children’s show, and while […]

‘Sesame Street’ Legends Weren’t Fired After All? CEO Says It Was All A Misunderstanding

Recent news that Sesame Street was parting ways with longtime cast members was all a misunderstanding, said Sesame Workshop CEO Jeff Dunn on Tuesday in a message posted on Facebook. “We apologize for the misunderstandings around the changing cast roles at Sesame Street,” Dunn wrote. “Over more than 40 seasons, Bob McGrath, Emilio Delgado and […]

‘Sesame Street’ Axes Bob, Luis And Gordon, Classic Kiddie Show Faces Backlash For Age Discrimination

The Sesame Street neighborhood just got a whole lot smaller. Original Sesame Street cast member Bob McGrath has revealed that he and his longtime costars Emilio Delgado (Luis) and Roscoe Orman (Gordon) have been cut from the long-running children’s series. McGrath made the announcement at Florida Supercon, before the show chimed in on the news, […]

‘Sesame Street’ To Educate Refugees, Nick Jonas Releases ‘Sesame Street’ Collaboration Song

Sesame Street is now promoting humanitarian efforts around the world, according to SBS. Sesame Workshop, the non-profit organization that produces programs for kids, announced it will help millions of displaced people around the world. Sesame Workshop, which is home to children’s TV series Sesame Street, announced its participation in the initiative that will help with […]

Nick Jonas Makes His Way To ‘Sesame Street,’ Sings Catchy Tune About Shapes With Three Lovable Characters

Who knew shapes could take on a whole new meaning? When you have Nick Jonas on your team, you certainly can’t go wrong. He has just recently joined the exclusive Sesame Street club, and it looks like he fits in quite well. The former Disney Channel star has made his way to the most popular […]

Afghanistan’s ‘Sesame Garden’ Welcomes Zari, Its First Female Muppet

Afghanistan’s popular children’s TV and radio show, Baghch-e-Simsim, which translates to Sesame Garden, is introducing a new character for its fifth season. The New York Times reported that Zari is intended to be a role model for boys and girls alike, showing them what a curious, intelligent young girl can accomplish. Zari is a Muppet, […]

‘Sesame Street’ Tackles Lead Poisoning And Female Rights In Afghanistan

Sesame Street, one of the most beloved children’s TV programs ever aired to educate and entertain children, was recently used to educate adults. HBO host John Oliver tackled the issue of lead and its dangerous effects due to poisoning with a little help from Oscar the Grouch and a few other regular Sesame Street characters, […]

‘Sesame Street’ Characters Bert And Ernie Pulled From Ad For HIV/STD Test

Sesame Street has a message for Mately: Keep Bert and Ernie off of your inappropriate ad campaign! The likeness of the classic Sesame Street characters has been used without permission by the company, which sells an app for at-home HIV/STD testing kits. A Sesame Workshop spokesperson told TMZ that Mately illegally used the likeness of […]

Container Homes Offer Cargo Space To People Shortchanged On Housing

Container homes have sprouted up in Phoenix, Arizona, as part of a phenomenon sweeping the globe, reacting to the demands of an exploding population. A stack of shipping containers has been transformed into eight apartments in a Phoenix industrial lot. Similar scenarios exist in other parts of the United Sates, Canada, Costa Rica, Australia, Germany, […]

Meet Zari: ‘Sesame Street’ Introduces Its First Afghan Muppet, 6-Year-Old Zari

Sesame Street, a popular children’s television show, reportedly introduced a new puppet Thursday — a 6-year-old girl named Zari. One of the things that makes Zari special is that she is a history-making character. According to the Sesame Workshop, Zari is “the first Afghan Muppet” on Sesame Street. Meet Zari, our new friend from Afghanistan! […]

‘Sesame Street’ Out Of Reach For Low-Income Kids Without HBO Subscription

Sesame Street is an iconic television show that has been entertaining and educating children for 47 years. It has always appeared on the Public Broadcasting System (PBS) and portrayed its characters in an honest, modest manner. Now things are different. Quartz reports that Sesame Street has moved to HBO, and with that move there have […]

‘Sesame Street’ Will Never Be The Same Again

Sesame Street has been a childhood staple since 1969, but now a whole new — and very different — generation is watching it. Since the kids watching television today are growing up in a vastly different world than kids did when Sesame Street first launched, Fortune reports that there are some changes being made to […]

‘Sesame Street’ Photobombs With Jimmy Fallon As They Move To HBO [Watch]

Notorious for his epic photobombs, Jimmy Fallon, is up to his old antics again. The Tonight Show host previously teamed up with Cameron Diaz to shock unsuspected tourist at the Rockefeller Center in New York, The Inquisitr reports. Today has documented his next partner, or rather partners in crime. This time Fallon teamed up with […]

Meet Julia, ‘Sesame Street’s First Muppet Character With Autism

For the first time ever, Sesame Street has a character with autism: Julia, the latest Muppet to join Elmo, Abby, Big Bird, and the rest of the family. Meet @sesamestreet‘s first muppet with autism — People magazine (@people) October 21, 2015 Julie is the focal point of a new Sesame Street initiative designed […]

Jimmy Fallon’s Bittersweet ‘Box Of Lies’ With His ‘Forever Friend’ Julianne Moore

Jimmy Fallon competed with Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore on The Tonight Show on Tuesday night, where the lying skills (is lying a skill?) of both contestants were put to the extreme test, as Hollywood Reporter mentioned. As People reported, the 54-year-old actress competed against Jimmy Fallon on one of his most popular long-running games, “Box […]

Arabic Sesame Street ‘Iftah Ya Simsim’ Back On The Air — Check Out What’s Different This Time Around

Sesame Street is such a revered children’s television in America that it can be hard to even imagine the show existing outside of its muppet-populated New York City universe. Still, various international versions of Sesame Street have sprung up over the years, including an Arab version called Iftah Ya Simsim, or Open Sesame. Arabic language […]

‘Sesame Street’ Made Fun Of Donald Trump 10 Years Ago, Clip Resurfaces [Video]

In the midst of Donald Trump running for President of the United States, the internet has suddenly revived a clip from the children’s show “Sesame Street” that aired back in 2005. Capturing the essence of Donald Trump with remarkable accuracy, “Sesame Street” depicted their parody puppet as a garbage-hoarding grouch named Donald Grump, who shamelessly […]

‘Sesame Street’ Spoofs Famous ‘When Harry Met Sally’ Deli Scene With ‘When Cookie Met Sally’ [Video]

Sesame Street has put their own twist on the 1989 romance comedy, When Harry Met Sally, by recreating the film’s deli scene with a hilarious spoof. As fans of the film will recall, the famous scene took place at Katz’s Delicatessen in Manhattan and featured Meg Ryan’s character, Sally, publicly faking an orgasm in front […]

‘Sesame Street’ On HBO: A Raw Deal For American Children?

Sesame Street, the world famous children’s show currently in its 45th year on television, enters a new chapter in its history after having entered a deal with HBO. Can you imagine tuning into watch the ethically challenged cops of True Detective just after you have had a fun time with Elmo, Snuffy, Grover and Big […]

When ‘Game Of Thrones’ Is Set To ‘Sesame Street’ Theme, It’s All Smiles And Beheadings

Caution. Spoilers are coming. There is gore beyond the wall of YouTube. Come and play. Everyone’s flayed today. Sesame Street is coming…to HBO. For the next five years, new episodes will air on the premium channel, as per Digital Spy. When Games of Thrones welcomes Sesame Street to share the HBO small screen, it’s done […]

‘Sesame Street’ To HBO: Was Mitt Romney Right Again?

With the news that Sesame Street is moving from publicly funded PBS to HBO, some social media users wonder whether Mitt Romney has been vindicated. During the 2012 presidential campaign, GOP nominee Romney suggested that the very successful Sesame Street franchise could thrive in the media industry marketplace without relying on the taxpayer’s dime to […]

HBO To Be How You Get To Sesame Street

HBO has struck a deal with the creators of Sesame Street to air iconic children’s show for its next five seasons. Sesame Street has been the go-to program for teaching children the alphabet, numbers, and commonly accepted morality since 1969. Since then, the children’s program has appeared on the publicly funded PBS, but will now […]

‘Jurassic Park’ In High Heels: The Best ‘Jurassic Park’ Parody So Far [Video]

Jurassic Park just lends itself a little too easily to parody. After Sesame Street released a parody of Jurassic Park with Cookie Monster and a gingerbread T-rex chasing each other, much to the amusement of Jurassic Park fans, another hilarious YouTube parody of the famous franchise emerged recently, where almost all the important characters can […]