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Sesame Street Introduces Julia's Family In Time For Autism Awareness Month

There's a new cast of muppets debuting on 'Sesame Street.' Julia, who is the first muppet with autism on the beloved show, is welcoming her entire family to the gang in honor of Autism Awareness Month.

Movies/TV Shows April 2, 2019

HBO And HBO GO August 2016: New Movies, TV Shows And Returning Favorites

New movies and TV series airing in August include ‘The Danish Girl’ and ‘In the Heart of the Sea,’ as well as new episodes of ‘The Night Of’ and ‘Ballers.’

Movies/TV Shows July 29, 2016

Sesame Street Teams Up With Kinsa To Launch First Connected Product And App For Children’s Health

Sesame Street enters the health tech market by teaming up with Kinsa for the Elmo Smart Ear Thermometer and app.

Gadgets July 20, 2016

HBO And HBO Go July 2016: New Movies, TV Shows And Returning Favorites

New movies and TV shows airing in July on HBO include ‘Black Mass,’ ‘Straight Outta Compton,’ season 2 of ‘Ballers’ and the new series ‘Vice Principals.’

Movies/TV Shows June 29, 2016

Sesame Street Muppets Teach Kids How To Avoid Mosquito Bites, Prevent Zika Virus Spread

Zika virus has spread across 33 Latin American territories. Sesame Street Muppets, Elmo and Raya, have joined the campaign to curb the spread of the mosquito-borne illness.

Life March 28, 2016

Sesame Street Sing-Along Videos Roll Out On The Children's Reading App Speakaboos

Startup Speakaboos announces its partnership with Sesame Workshop to bring new Sesame Street content to its app and Web platform.

Apps/Software February 18, 2016

Sesame Workshop Launches Venture Capital Arm That Will Invest In Children's Education Startups

Sesame Workshop teamed up with the early startup investor Collaborative Fund to launch a new $10 million venture capital arm that will invest in tech startups aimed at children's education.

Start Ups February 1, 2016

HBO And HBO GO February 2016: New Movies, TV Shows And Returning Favorites

New movies like 'Furious 7' and 'Magic Mike XXL' will debut on HBO in February, along with the premieres of season 5 of 'Girls' and the debut of the new series 'Vinyl.'

Internet Culture January 25, 2016

A Look Back At 'Sesame Street's HBO Parodies

In honor of 'Sesame Street's move from PBS to HBO, let's take a look at some of the show's best HBO-centric parodies of 'Game of Thrones,' 'True Blood' and more.

Movies/TV Shows January 25, 2016

HBO Is Giving 'Sesame Street' The Gentrification Treatment

'Sesame Street' is getting gentrified: the show will feature 'Williamsburg-like renovations,' and Oscar the Grouch will live in a recycling bin instead of a garbage can.

Movies/TV Shows January 13, 2016

'Sesame Street' Spoofs 'True Detective' With Help From Big Bird And Oscar the Grouch

If you've ever wanted to hear Oscar wax existential or Big Bird swear, now's your chance.

Movies/TV Shows January 6, 2016

Watch The First Trailer For 'Sesame Street' On HBO

Starting next month, new episodes of 'Sesame Street' arrive on the educational series' new home, HBO. The premium cable channel recently released a new trailer to promote the series' premiere there.

Movies/TV Shows December 28, 2015

HBO And HBO GO January 2016: New Movies, TV Shows And Returning Favorites

New movies like 'Entourage' and 'Mad Max: Fury Road' will debut on HBO in January, along with episodes of 'Sesame Street.'

Internet Culture December 23, 2015

Meet Julia, Sesame Street's First Character With Autism

Sesame Street has created its first muppet with autism, Julia. The producers hope to raise awareness and help viewers understand more about the autism spectrum.

Life October 22, 2015

Jim Henson's Weird Yet Amazing 'Muppets Show' Pitch And Other Skits That Prove The Family-Friendly Series Was Better Suited For Adults

'The Muppets' airs tonight on ABC, and while it will feature more adult themes, it's not a first from the franchise. Take a look at the original show pitch, adult skits, and Jim Henson's strange films.

Movies/TV Shows September 22, 2015

Next Five Seasons Of 'Sesame Street' Come To HBO, HBO Go And HBO On Demand

It's going to be sunny days on HBO when Sesame Street moves to premium pay TV in the fall.

Movies/TV Shows August 14, 2015

Kids Who Watch 'Sesame Street' Perform Better In School: Study

Researchers from Wellesley College and the University of Maryland have found that children who watched 'Sesame Street' for at least an hour a day were more likely to perform better in elementary school.

Society June 9, 2015

'Sesame Street' Takes On 'Jurassic World' In New Video

We're just a few days away from the premiere of 'Jurassic World,' the latest film in the popular 'Jurassic Park' franchise. In honor of that, 'Sesame Street' just released a parody of the film, "Jurassic Cookie."

Internet Culture June 8, 2015

This Heartbreaking Story From Big Bird's Reddit AMA Will Leave You In Tears

Carroll Spinney, the puppeteer behind Big Bird, revealed a heartbreaking story during a Reddit AMA on Thursday.

Internet Culture May 8, 2015

NASA Confirms Big Bird Was Under Consideration For Challenger Mission

The space shuttle Challenger tragically exploded on Jan. 28, 1986, killing the entire crew. Now NASA has confirmed that a Sesame Street character could have been on that fateful flight.

Geek May 5, 2015

Watch 'Sesame Street' Parody 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron'

The folks over at 'Sesame Street' have done it again, this time with a parody of 'Avengers: Age of Ultron.' Meet 'Aveggies: Age of Bon Bon' where Cookie Monster must hulk out to save the day.

Movies/TV Shows April 27, 2015

Zach Galifianakis Visits 'Sesame Street' And Ends Up Running For His Life

Zach be nimble. Zach be quick. Zach jump over the — piranha?

Movies/TV Shows April 14, 2015

'Sesame Street' Meets 'Empire' When Cookie Lyons Visits Cookie Monster's Neighborhood On 'Saturday Night Live'

Cookie Lyons from 'Empire' is probably the last person that should be on 'Sesame Street.' However, this 'Saturday Night Live' parody is too good not to enjoy.

Movies/TV Shows April 12, 2015

'Sesame Street' Hilariously Parodies 'Game Of Thrones' In 'Game Of Chairs'

Who will be the king or queen of Jesteros? In this hysterical parody by 'Sesame Street' of 'Game of Thrones,' a game of musical chairs, the 'Game of Chairs,' will decide the winner.

Movies/TV Shows April 6, 2015

Cookie Monster Doesn't Understand Why Everybody Is Trying To Break The Internet

Cookie monster doesn't know why people are trying to "break the internet," so naturally he decides to break it himself.

Internet Culture March 20, 2015

'House Of Cards' Meets 'Sesame Street' As We're Introduced To Frank Underwolf

Most people wouldn't think of 'House of Cards' as a retelling of the 'Three Little Pigs' story, except the folks over at Sesame Street. This is about as kid-friendly as the Netflix Original will ever get.

Movies/TV Shows February 23, 2015

This 'Sesame Street' Parody Of 'Birdman' Deserves An Oscar

The Oscar-nominated film 'Birdman' is nothing like 'Sesame Street,' or so we all thought. In all actuality, it is everything like 'Sesame Street,' and this parody video will show you why.

Movies/TV Shows February 20, 2015

YouTube Kids Android App To Launch Feb. 23

YouTube users in the U.S. will be able to download the YouTube Kids app for Android by Feb. 23. The kid-friendly app will be distinct from the regular YouTube app and have a child-friendly design with big icons.

Apps/Software February 20, 2015

Cookie Monster Gets Deep With Food-Related Shower Thoughts

Sesame Street’s Cookie Monster ponders deep thoughts about food while visiting the art museums of New York City.

Internet Culture February 19, 2015

Michelle Obama And Big Bird Compete On 'Billy On The Street'

Michelle Obama and Big Bird compete in a game of pointless trivia in a new episode of 'Billy On The Street.'

Internet Culture February 17, 2015

Sesame Street Just Trolled The Patriots And #DeflateGate

Did 'Sesame Street' seriously just troll #DeflateGate? The word of the day on today's episode sure makes it seem that way. Wait till you hear what the word was.

Internet Culture January 23, 2015

The 5 Strangest Celebrity Appearances On 'Sesame Street'

'Sesame Street' has been on the air for nearly a half-century, and the show's been home to numerous beloved guest stars. However, there have been a few guests on the show that don't quite fit the billing...

Movies/TV Shows January 15, 2015

Macklemore And Oscar The Grouch Sing 'Thrift Shop' Parody On 'Sesame Street'

One Grouch's trash is another Grouch's wardrobe.

Movies/TV Shows January 12, 2015

Cookie Monster Shall Not Pass: Ian McKellen On 'Sesame Street'

Everyone can agree that 'Sesame Street' is a pretty amazing show, but having Sir Ian McKellen make an appearance to teach Cookie Monster about restraint? That's just pure, unadulterated perfection.

Movies/TV Shows December 16, 2014

'Sesame Street' turns 45 today. Here are the show's most WTF moments

Today, the beloved children's show 'Sesame Street' turns 45. Although the show revolutionized both television and education, it provided plenty of strange moments through the years, too.

Movies/TV Shows November 10, 2014

'Sesame Street' does 'Star Wars' in this fantastic parody

'Star S'Mores' is what you get when you combine 'Sesame Street' with classic 'Star Wars,' and the results are amazing. Be sure to catch the video.

Movies/TV Shows September 15, 2014

You'll feel like a kid again after watching Jimmy Fallon read tweets with the 'Sesame Street' crew

Every now and again, Jimmy Fallon will read some unbelievably amazing tweets during his hashtag segment. During the Sept. 11 episode of "The Tonight Show," Fallon got some help from everyone's favorite "Sesame Street" characters.

Movies/TV Shows September 12, 2014

Netflix streaming losing 100+ movies in September 2014

It's the start of a new month, and Netflix users know what that means: it's time for the subscription service to add new content and take down old. Here's what's being removed.

Movies/TV Shows August 28, 2014

'Star Trek' and 'Doctor Who' invade Sesame Street

Sesame Street unveils trailer for its San Diego Comic Con parody, 'Numeric Con' that features Sesame Street characters cosplaying comic book and science fiction characters, including characters from 'Doctor Who' and 'Star Trek.'

Geek August 4, 2014

Flappy Bird lovers, meet Flappy Bert from Sesame Street

If you're having Flappy Bird withdrawal, have no fear, Sesame Street has you covered with Flappy Bert. Flappy Bert is a new and addictive game that looks and feels just like Flappy Bird.

Video Games February 15, 2014

Mobile devices and apps not very effective in educating U.S. kids

A recent study shows that as kids spend more time on mobile devices, their study habits suffer and they tend to learn less.

Life January 26, 2014

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