Sesame Street Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Longtime 'Sesame Street' characters will remain on showRead the original story

    Thursday | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The children's show said that actor Bob McGrath, part of the original cast in 1969, and Emilio Delgado, who plays Luis the handyman, last performed in episodes taped in 2013. Roscoe Orman, who has played original character Gordon since 1974, filmed new appearances for the current season of the show, which, beginning this year, is airing on HBO as well as on PBS.


  2. 'Sesame Street' fires three longtime actorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Three beloved and longtime characters on "Sesame Street" have been canned by HBO. Bob , Gordon and Luis will no longer be part of the cast, which is pretty unimaginable among those of us who don't remember life before Bob, Gordon and Luis.


  3. In this 2014 file photo, Bob McGrath is pictured at his home in Teaneck.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    ... really great actors and performers." McGrath was the only "original" human cast member left. Delgado came to "Sesame Street" in 1971 and Orman, who lives in Montclair, arrived in 1974. The audio of McGrath's comments is contained in Show #287 of The ...


  4. 'Sesame Street' is being accused of age discrimination after firing 3 original cast membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Silicon Alley Insider

    "Sesame Street" is in the middle of a controversy over age discrimination after firing three of its original cast members. Bob McGrath, who played Bob; Emilio Delgado, who played Luis; and Roscoe Orman, who played Gordon, won't be back for the upcoming season of the PBS and HBO children's show.


  5. 'Sesame Street' cuts longtime cast members Bob, Luis, GordonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    ... Gordon's wife on the show, will stay, he said. Another longtime cast member, Sonia Manzano , retired from "Sesame Street" in 2015. The Twitter account for Sesame Street posted a statement on Thursday, refuting the notion that HBO had any hand in the ...


  6. 'Sesame Street' fires 3 longtime (human) cast membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | GlobalNews

    ... Knowings, who is also young," McGrath, 84, said at a Florida Supercon Q&A on July 2. McGrath has been with Sesame Street since it started in 1969. He's known for some of Sesame Street's best songs, and he narrated the Sesame Street app Elmo's Big ...


  7. 'Sesame Street' says goodbye to Gordon, Bob and Luis. Fans are not happy.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Ninme

    Some "Sesame Street" fans are channeling Oscar the Grouch after learning that three beloved cast members have been let go from the long-running children's television show. Bob McGrath, a singer who had been on the show since it started in 1969, revealed the news earlier this month at Florida Supercon , according to MuppetCast , a podcast and blog devoted to all things Muppets.


  8. "L" Is for "Layoff" -- Longtime Human Cast Members Won't Be Back on HBO's Sesame StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KRVN-AM Lexington

    ... National Convention, but the most pivotal moment comes Thursday night when Hi... (NEW YORK) -- Longtime Sesame Street cast members Bob McGrath -- known to generations of fans just as "Bob" -- as well as Emilio "Luis" Delgado ... (WASHINGTON) -- ...


  9. PBS Chief Talks Election Stakes and 'Sesame Street' FiringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Hollywood Reporter

    ... to stay focused on that during this strange election process, we'll be doing the best we can." Big Bird and Sesame Street, while still airing on PBS, have a much different relationship with the broadcaster than in 2012. HBO now foots the bill and ...


  10. So long, Bob, Luis and Gordon: Sesame Street fires 3 beloved old-timersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | St. Petersburg Times

    Sesame Street is moving to HBO, and the show is undergoing some changes during the transition, including a switch from hour-long to half-hour episodes, the addition of some new faces, and a major overhaul of the set. This also, it turns out, means some heartbreaking departures: At a Q&A in Florida earlier this month, original Sesame Street cast member Bob McGrath announced that he, Emilio Delgado, and Roscoe Orman had been "graciously let go" from the HBO series.


  11. Sesame Street' Fans Lose It Over Firings of Luis, Gordon,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SFGate

    ... each been with the show for over 30 years. Needless to say, fans of the children's series were displeased. "'Sesame Street' you break my heart. I learn the English from the Bob. I suplex the Big Bird if I ever see him!" former pro wrestler The Iron ...


  12. Street Fight: Why Are Three Of The Oldest 'Sesame Street' Cast Members Leaving The Show?Read the original story

    Thursday | ThinkProgress

    ... National Convention, he's making headlines again, reportedly because he and his Muppet-buddies are taking over Sesame Street and pushing the older, human characters out of a job. Bob McGrath, 84, is one of only two original cast members still in ...


  13. 'Sesame Street' Says Goodbye To 3 Characters After 45 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBS Local

    ... and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Got a nose for [] NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)- Sesame Street announced it will be saying goodbye to three of its beloved characters after 45 years. Longtime cast members Bob McGrath, ...


  14. PBS Ceo Paula Kerger On Presidential Election, 'Sesame Street' & More - TcaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Deadline

    At today's TCA , PBS president and CEO Paula Kerger laughed as she described herself as happy that so far PBS has not become a presidential election hot-button in 2016 as it did four years ago. She was responding of course to the 2012 controversy over Sesame Street 's Big Bird, when President Barack Obama's campaign used the iconic character in a TV ad criticizing GOP candidate Mitt Romney for saying he would defund public broadcasting if elected.


  15. Longtime cast members cut from - Sesame Street' contractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Current

    ... the Grouch. (Photo: Children's Television Workshop) Sesame Workshop, production home for public television's Sesame Street , has released several of the program's longest-serving cast members from their contracts. Bob McGrath, who began playing Bob ...


  16. G is for Goodbye: Sesame Street cuts 3 longtime cast membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBC News

    Bob McGrath, who has portrayed Bob on Sesame Street since the show's 1969 debut, revealed that he and two other longtime veterans of the beloved kids' show have been let go. Sesame Street is losing three familiar faces from its neighbourhood, with the actors who play Bob, Luis and Gordon let go from the enduring kids' series.


  17. 'F' is for 'fired': Actors who play Bob,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WNEP-TV Moosic

    A veteran star of "Sesame Street" is saying today's story is brought to you by the letter "F" - for "fired." Bob McGrath, who has played "Bob" on the long running series since 1969, recently told an audience at Florida Supercon that he "has been graciously let go" from the show, along with Roscoe Orman, who played Gordon, and Emilio Delgado, who played Luis.


  18. Sesame Street Shake-Up: Bob, Others Cut as Result of 'Evolving' CurriculumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | TVLine

    The cutting of three veteran Sesame Street cast members was the result of the educational children's series' "evolving" curriculum and thus characters, and not any HBO interference, producers said In the wake of recent reports that Bob McGrath and Emilio Delgado and Roscoe Orman - who played Bob, Luis and Gordon for 45, 45 and 42 years, respectively - had been let go concurrent with the show's retooling for HBO, Sesame Workshop issued a statement stating that cast changes go hand-in-hand with curriculum and content changes. It was also stated that Sesame Workshop, even in its new pay-cable home, "retains sole creative control, while HBO "does not" have a hand in production decisions.


  19. Five Times Bob, Luis and Gordon from 'Sesame Street' Taught Us to Be BetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KQED

    After the revelation that HBO has cut from Sesame Street its longtime cast members Bob McGrath, Roscoe Orman and Emilio Delgado - Bob, Gordon, and Luis - just about anyone who grew up on the show is asking the same question: How can you get rid of family? Simply put, Bob, Gordon, and Luis raised me. And they raised me right.


  20. 'Sesame Street' vets axed, actor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CNN

    A veteran star of "Sesame Street" is saying today's story is brought to you by the letter "F" -- for "fired." Bob McGrath , who has played "Bob" on the long running series since 1969, recently told an audience at Florida Supercon that he "I have completed my 45th season this year," McGrath said.