Sesame Workshop

"Sesame Street" characters promoting the 2020 Census
Sesame Workshop via AP
AP News
March 09, 2020 - 11:40 am
No other age group was under-counted more during the last once-a-decade census than children under age 5, researchers say. Sesame Street is hoping to use Count von Count to change that. Read more here.
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This image released by HBO shows the cast of the popular children's show "Sesame Street." Big Bird, Elmo and stars of “Sesame Street” are leaving their quiet neighborhood and hitting the road.
HBO via AP
April 16, 2019 - 11:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Big Bird, Elmo and stars of "Sesame Street" are leaving their quiet neighborhood and embarking on a road trip. The nonprofit Sesame Workshop said Tuesday a selection of Muppets will take part in a 10-city trip to celebrate the show's 50th anniversary campaign with free park...
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For the first time, a resident of "Sesame Street" is experiencing homelessness.
Richard Termine/Sesame Workshop
December 12, 2018 - 8:41 am
By Jacqueline Howard (CNN) — For the first time, a resident of "Sesame Street" is experiencing homelessness — and the hope is that her story can help sweep the clouds away for the growing number of young children in the United States without homes to call their own. Lily, a 7-year-old bright pink...
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Bert and Ernie from "Sesame Street"
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September 19, 2018 - 6:27 am
By Sandra Gonzalez (CNN) -- Bert and Ernie are still just roommates. In a statement, Sesame Workshop was prompted to address the famous puppets' relationship after a former writer for "Sesame Street" said his own relationship with another man inspired his writing of the characters. "I always felt...
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Detail from poster art for "The Happytime Murders," a film starring Melissa McCarthy.
STX Films via AP
May 31, 2018 - 11:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge in New York ruled Wednesday against the makers of "Sesame Street" in a dispute with the distributor of the upcoming Melissa McCarthy movie, "The Happytime Murders." U.S. District Judge Vernon Broderick ruled that distributor STX Productions can continue to use the tagline "...
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