Sesame Street Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Sesame Workshop - "HBO deal sparks soul-searching among public broadcastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Current

    New episodes featuring Bert, Ernie and other Sesame Street residents will debut this fall on HBO, which bought exclusive first-run distribution rights under a new contact with Sesame Workshop. The deal to keep Sesame Street going with HBO's backing may have aided Sesame Workshop's bottom line, but the long-term cost to the PBS Kids brand and the case for supporting children's programming on public TV is still to be seen.

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  2. In New Memoir, Maria Tells Us How She Got, How She Got To 'Sesame Street'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Since 1971 Sonia Manzano has been one of the lucky residents of Sesame Street. As Maria, she guided Big Bird, Elmo, and the rest of the gang through life lessons large and small.

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  3. Kermit Soprano: 'Sesame Street' moves to a fierce neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Post-gazette.com

    The premium TV channel HBO is known for some of the most violent and sexually explicit shows on TV, including "Game of Thrones," "True Detective" and "The Sopranos." Now it's also home to "Sesame Street."

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  4. Ohter voices / New home for kids' classic: How to get to a Sesame Streeta ? Pay a premiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | HeraldNet

    For years humor-impaired right-wingers have worried about the nature of the relationship between Bert and Ernie on "Sesame Street." Now there's a truly strange relationship for them to worry about.

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  5. Chris Johnson: Public television gives HBO the birdRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Recently it was announced that "Sesame Street" is moving to HBO. Yes, the premium network that has bought you such groundbreaking child's fare as "True Blood," "Sex and the City" and "Taxicab Confessions" is bringing muppets back for the first time since "Fraggle Rock" was destroyed by a 1987 earthquake.

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  6. Bozell & Graham: Hypocrites Line Up on Sesame StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Illinoisreview

    The churning of market forces in television are once again forcing the question of why Americans are spending hundreds of millions of tax dollars a year on public broadcasting. On August 13, HBO announced it was buying all-new episodes of the iconic PBS show Sesame Street, delaying their debut on PBS for nine months.

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  7. Bozell & Graham Column: Hypocrites Line Up on Sesame StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | NewsBusters.org

    The churning of market forces in television are once again forcing the question of why Americans are spending hundreds of millions of tax dollars a year on public broadcasting. On August 13, HBO announced it was buying all-new episodes of the iconic PBS show Sesame Street, delaying their debut on PBS for nine months.

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  8. Get the Government Out of Public BroadcastingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Heritage Foundation

    ... down mercilessly. To avoid this fate, Sesame Workshop, which produces Big Bird and all of the Muppets on Sesame Street, struck a five-year deal that will make the children's program available first on HBO, injecting an undisclosed amount of cash ...

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  9. Big Bird and Big Media: What Sesame Street on HBO MeansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Time

    As we strive to make sense of the announcement that Sesame Street will debut its next five years of new episodes on the expensive cable network HBO, we should step back from the particulars and look at what this shift shows us about the current state of American life. The Sesame Street move is not a horrible thing in itself.

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  10. Jeff Jacoby:Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Jewish World Review

    Starting this fall, "Sesame Street" will be brought to its millions of viewers by the letters H, B, and O. After 45 years as a jewel in the crown of public broadcasting, the iconic children's television program is moving to the cable network better known for such decidedly adult fare as "Game of Thrones" and "True Detective."

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  11. Andrew Adam: C is for Change, is that good enough for Sesame Street?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Recordpub.com

    ... until nine months later. I'm confused as to why the show was cut down to 30 minutes. Reports say the feedback "Sesame Street" creators received was that parents wanted it shorter. But the same stories point out TV ratings have the hour-long morning ...

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  12. What's Sonia Manzano reading?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | St. Petersburg Times

    When Manzano, well known for her role as Maria on Sesame Street, was growing up in the Bronx, she'd watch television keeping an eye out for kids like herself, a Spanish-speaking daughter of immigrants. "This was the 1950s, and I never saw anyone who looked like me on TV.

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  13. How Much Money Sesame Street Lost Last YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Cinema Blend News

    When it was announced last week that HBO was stepping in to partially take over Sesame Street in a five-year deal, it was both surprising and awesome, as it meant we'd be getting even more of our favorite preschool characters on top of other new projects. And while viewers and fans had a lot to celebrate, it was far more significant for Sesame Workshop, as the non-profit was in dire need of financial help, or else the world might have had to say goodbye to Sesame Street sooner than we'd ever expected.

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  14. B Is for Broke: Why 'Sesame Street' Is Moving to HBORead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Hollywood Reporter

    Sesame Workshop has been operating at a loss in recent years , and the new deal will allow it to deliver twice as much content, plus a Muppets spinoff. When Sesame Street inked a five-season deal with HBO on Aug. 13, the pact meant more than giving the premium cable network a foothold in the children's TV space, where Netflix and Amazon already are developing programs.

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  15. ARRAY(0x1025d29c)Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    An academic paper published in June concluded that toddlers could learn as much from watching "Sesame Street" as they could from attending preschool-which might impress someone unfamiliar with how the products of America's preschools have fared on Big Bird's watch. President Johnson signed the Public Broadcasting Act that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting in 1967, and the first episode of "Sesame Street" aired two years later.

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  16. Jeff Jacoby: Everyone wins with - Sesame Street,' HBO dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Boston.com

    STARTING THIS fall, "Sesame Street" will be brought to its millions of viewers by the letters H, B, and O. After 45 years as a jewel in the crown of public broadcasting, the iconic children's television program is moving to the cable network better known for such decidedly adult fare as "Game of Thrones" and "True Detective."

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  17. The Program GuideRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | SNL Financial

    BET Networks to Air Original New Edition Biopic Miniseries Executive Produced by Jesse Collins Entertainment in Association with New Edition Enterprises comedy franchise "Saturday Night Live" will debut its 41st season on Oct. 3 with Miley Cyrus returning as host for a third time. Amy Schumer will make her hosting debut on Oct. 10, while Tracy Morgan will get his sophomore run as host on Oct. 17, the will be the new home of children's program "Sesame Street," pursuant to a new partnership that will make the next five seasons of the educational puppet series available on the network and its multiplex channels, according to an Aug. 13 news release.

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  18. The gentrification of "Sesame Street": Cashing out, once...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Salon

    "Sesame Street" hasn't only been sponsored by the letter "Z" for a while, but here's why the shift to HBO matters Well, it's been a long time coming, but it's time to admit that like every other trendy NYC neighborhood that gets spotlighted on a TV show, " I admit I haven't been a regular viewer of the program since I hit puberty, having long ago familiarized myself adequately with the alphabet and basic shapes and colors for the sake of my career goals.

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  19. Tyrion, Meet Big Bird: How The Me...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | MediaPost

    The creative juices were evidently flowing late last week as journalists on the TV beat learned of the HBO-"Sesame Street" deal and sensed an opportunity for clever wordplay. The results of all this creativity were two similar approaches to covering the story that indicated great minds think alike.

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  20. a Sesame Streeta moving to HBORead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Watertown Daily Times

    HBO, the premium cable network behind decidedly not-kid-friendly shows such as “Game of Thrones,” “True Detective” and “Girls,” will soon be the first-run TV home of “Sesame Street.” Time Warner Inc.-owned HBO on Thursday announced a deal with the nonprofit Sesame Workshop to make the next five seasons of the long-running educational program available on its cable channels and streaming services, as competition for young viewers grows. The deal is a marriage of necessity for the nonprofit organization that produces the 45-year-old program, long considered the gold standard in children's educational television.

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