Sesame Street Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. If Big Bird can sign with HBO, why are taxpayers still funding PBS?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | New York Post

    ... Dunn notes that this "provides Sesame Workshop with the critical funding it needs to continue production of 'Sesame Street' and secure its nonprofit mission of helping kids grow smarter, stronger and kinder." PBS trots out Big Bird whenever the ...

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  2. Save Sesame StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | Daily Kos

    Sesame Street is now undergoing partial privatization. Budget cuts have forced it to sign a contract to send its first-run episodes to HBO and they will only belatedly be posted on PBS.

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  3. 'Sesame Street' cuts deal with H, B, ORead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | Joannejacobs.com

    Sesame Street episodes will debut on HBO , then air on PBS nine months later. The partnership will allow Sesame Workshop to produce 35 new episodes a year, up from 18, and fund a Muppets spinoff and a new educational series.

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  4. UConn hosting weeklong national puppetry festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | DigitalBURG

    ... to attend, including Carroll Spinney, the man behind characters such as Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on TV's "Sesame Street." Spinney, who lives just 20 miles away in Woodstock, got his big break at a similar festival in the 1960s, said Bart ...

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    Monday Aug 10 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... to attend, including Carroll Spinney, the man behind characters such as Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on TV's "Sesame Street." Spinney, who lives just 20 miles away in Woodstock, got his big break at a similar festival in the 1960s, said Bart ...

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  6. UConn hosting weeklong national puppetry festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... to attend, including Carroll Spinney, the man behind characters such as Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on TV's "Sesame Street." Spinney, who lives just 20 miles away in Woodstock, got his big break at a similar festival in the 1960s, said Bart ...

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  7. Characters from Sesame Street Live appear on the street by Madison...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | WTNH

    The National Puppetry Festival of the Puppeteers of America will feature performances, exhibitions and serious discussions on issues such as how to use puppets in therapy or to help solve child-sex crimes. Several big names will be in attendance, including Carroll Spinney, the man behind characters such as Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on the TV show Sesame Street.

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  8. Duke Lafoon to Star as 'George Bailey' in Goodspeed's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... film "It's A Wonderful Life." The tuner features Music by Joe Raposo who may be best known for his work on Sesame Street for which he wrote the theme song , as well as classics such as " Bein' Green " and " C is for Cookie ," and Book and Lyrics by ...

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  9. The pretend Muppets reality show is more exciting than reality TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Reality Blurred

    As a child of the 1980s, I'm predisposed to love the all things Jim Henson, especially the Muppets. Sesame Street and Fraggle Rock were must-watch shows, and The Muppet Christmas Carol is still my favorite version of A Christmas Carol.

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  10. Jon Stewart's 10 best 'Daily Show' momentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | The Arizona Republic

    ... host Trevor Noah and the show continue the tradition (assuming they will). 6. Gitmo. Stewart turned Elmo from "Sesame Street" into a detainee at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp for a bit called "Gitmo's World - Death to America." It's absurd and ...

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  11. Kermit and Miss Piggy have broken up but The Muppets are back togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | The Age

    It's almost as unbelievable as when Sesame Street revealed Bert and Ernie weren't a couple, despite sharing cookies in bed together. Now their cousins, The Muppets , have announced that Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy have gone their separate ways after a very long romance - and that the coming reboot of the show will not be political.

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  12. 'Follow That Bird' Turns 30: Director on Jim Henson's Feedback, Difficulty Shooting MuppetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... Nick Nolte starrer A Walk in the Woods , made his feature directorial debut on the first-ever film to feature Sesame Street characters. The movie was also the last Muppet film released before the 1990 death of Jim Henson , who controls and voices ...

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  13. National Puppetry Festival To Honor Carroll Spinney At Six-day Event In StorrsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | CTNow.com

    ... into Big Bird on the UConn campus next week. Or hear the voice of Duckworth the Butler. Or run into Maria of "Sesame Street." From Monday, Aug. 10, to Sunday, Aug. 16, more than 500 puppeteers from 14 nations on five continents, and from 42 U.S. ...

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  14. Local Literary Events: Sunken Garden Poetry Festival And MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | CTNow.com

    ... and cartoonist Caroll Spinney, known worldwide for his performances as Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on TV's "Sesame Street," will sign copies of "The Wisdom of Big Bird (and the Dark Genius of Oscar the Grouch): Lessons from a Life in Feathers" ...

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  15. Nature Cat' Star Bobby Moynihan Compares PBS Kids Show to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | SFGate

    ... Muppet guy," Moynihan said of his participation in an animated children's show. "'The Muppet Show' to me, and 'Sesame Street' a they're in the same world as 'SNL.'" "It's all a variety show - it just happens that some of them are puppets," he ...

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  16. A Cove to Call HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Coast Magazine

    ... board part of a "Hollywood Squares" quiz-show theme and Bob Strang, who was dressed up as Big Bird from "Sesame Street," had to remove some of his costume just to climb to his seat in the top right corner. Laughter carries out over the beautiful ...

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  17. My Little Pony Brand Honors Famous Best Friends in Celebration of International Day of FriendshipRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Business Wire

    Custom MY LITTLE PONY Figures Include TRANSFORMERS Optimus Prime and Bumblebee, Sesame Street's Bert and Ernie, I Love Lucy's Lucy and Ethel, and More; Follow #MLPFriendshipDay to Join the Conversation BUMBLEBEE and OPTIMUS PRIME are true BFFs - Bot Friends Forever! The MY LITTLE PONY brand has "rolled out" pony versions of the TRANSFORMERS AUTOBOTS pals in celebration of International Day of Friendship on July 30, 2015.

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  18. Elmo, Cookie Monster get new casa: Univision launches Spanish-language 'Sesame Amigos'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... with muppet character Elmo on the new Spanish-language series "Sesame Amigos," debuting Aug. 1 on Univision. "Sesame Street" is getting a Spanish-language makeover at Univision, which is launching a new show called "Sesame Amigos" for ...

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  19. The official Dragon Con countdown beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... puppeteer Caroll Spinney, who recently retired after 45 years of performing Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on "Sesame Street" will also be in attendance. Spinney will be joined by several puppeteers behind other "Sesame Street" favorites. While we ...

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  20. I am Big Bird is a touching documentary about Caroll Spinney, the man under the feathersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Charleston City Paper

    ... of the film, though, focuses on Spinney's iconic roles as both Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on Jim Henson's Sesame Street . Spinney is a puppeteer - a guy who uses his hands to manipulate fuzzy, inanimate objects. Unlike most of Sesame Street 's ...

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