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#Sesame Street

# sesame-street - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Sesame Street introduces first-ever homeless character
# Meet Lily
# Meet Lily

Sesame Street introduces first-ever homeless character

Dec 13th 2018, 6:01 PM 17,187 Views 52 Comments

Lily will help teach viewers about homelessness, a growing problem in many countries.

# sesame-street - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Sesame Street says Bert and Ernie are just friends and 'don't have a sexual orientation'
# Sesame Street
# Sesame Street

Sesame Street says Bert and Ernie are just friends and 'don't have a sexual orientation'

Sep 18th 2018, 10:49 PM 22,838 Views 153 Comments

The comments come after a former writer for the show recently said he considered them to be gay.

# sesame-street - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Afghan Sesame Street gets 'proud brother' muppet who reveres his educated sister
# Zeerak And Zari
# Zeerak And Zari

Afghan Sesame Street gets 'proud brother' muppet who reveres his educated sister

Jul 9th 2017, 3:30 PM 13,741 Views 42 Comments

It’s hoped the new character will help millions of children see the value in education.

# sesame-street - Monday 20 March, 2017

'The big question was - how do we do this?': Sesame Street welcomes new character who has autism
# Meet Julia
# Meet Julia

'The big question was - how do we do this?': Sesame Street welcomes new character who has autism

Mar 20th 2017, 6:09 PM 16,471 Views 37 Comments

Julia is the name of the new character.

# sesame-street - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Sorry, Rihanna - Miss Piggy's BBHMM video is better
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Sorry, Rihanna - Miss Piggy's BBHMM video is better

Jul 21st 2015, 11:00 AM 12,936 Views 13 Comments

You do not mess with Miss P.

# sesame-street - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Oscar the Grouch spends his Christmases in Ireland
# Have A Rotten Time
# Have A Rotten Time

Oscar the Grouch spends his Christmases in Ireland

May 17th 2015, 6:30 PM 19,844 Views 17 Comments

In an exclusive interview with TheJournal.ie this week, puppeteer Caroll Spinney told us he visits Ireland every year.

# sesame-street - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Yep, this fella looks exactly like Kermit the Frog
# Doppelganger
# Doppelganger

Yep, this fella looks exactly like Kermit the Frog

Apr 21st 2015, 5:25 PM 8,368 Views 9 Comments

Or at least frog that looks exactly like him…

# sesame-street - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Ed Sheeran demonstrated how lovely he is with this appearance on Sesame Street
# Singalong
From The Daily Edge
# Singalong

Ed Sheeran demonstrated how lovely he is with this appearance on Sesame Street

Apr 2nd 2015, 12:20 PM 3,123 Views 2 Comments

Continues to be a big old pet.

# sesame-street - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Sesame Street did a House of Cards parody, and it's adorable
# House Of Bricks
From The Daily Edge
# House Of Bricks

Sesame Street did a House of Cards parody, and it's adorable

Feb 25th 2015, 10:47 AM 2,721 Views 1 Comment

Frank Underwood CAN be cute. As a Muppet, obviously.

# sesame-street - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Sesame Street stars miss perfect opportunity to slag CNBC after that mortifying IDA interview
# Squawk Box
From The Daily Edge
# Squawk Box

Sesame Street stars miss perfect opportunity to slag CNBC after that mortifying IDA interview

Nov 11th 2014, 5:24 PM 18,881 Views 12 Comments

E is for euro.

# sesame-street - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Here's the Sesame Street Les Mis parody everybody's raving about
# Jean Bon Bon
From The Daily Edge
# Jean Bon Bon

Here's the Sesame Street Les Mis parody everybody's raving about

Mar 8th 2014, 9:10 AM 2,193 Views 0 Comments

Jean Bon-Bon is a very sad French guy on the hunt for cookies in the streets of Paris.

# sesame-street - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Cumberbatch's Sesame Street meeting opens with a big fat Sherlock spoiler
# Counterbatch
From The Daily Edge
# Counterbatch

Cumberbatch's Sesame Street meeting opens with a big fat Sherlock spoiler

Feb 4th 2014, 2:02 PM 2,578 Views 2 Comments

Miss me?

# sesame-street - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Elmo from Love/Hate met the real Elmo in Vegas
# Ye Rat
From The Daily Edge
# Ye Rat

Elmo from Love/Hate met the real Elmo in Vegas

Dec 10th 2013, 9:32 AM 4,584 Views 0 Comments

We’re having a hard time telling them apart.

# sesame-street - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

WATCH: Sesame Street parodies the Hunger Games with 'Catching Fur'
# Pitta
From The Daily Edge
# Pitta

WATCH: Sesame Street parodies the Hunger Games with 'Catching Fur'

Nov 19th 2013, 2:28 PM 1,181 Views 0 Comments

“May the cookies be ever in your flavour”.

# sesame-street - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Homelamb is Sesame Street's must-watch Homeland parody
# Baaaa-rody
From The Daily Edge
# Baaaa-rody

Homelamb is Sesame Street's must-watch Homeland parody

Oct 30th 2013, 1:35 PM 1,873 Views 1 Comment

The hits keep coming from Sesame Street.

# sesame-street - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Sweep the clouds away with Elmo, Jimmy Fallon and The Roots
# Sunny Days
# Sunny Days

Sweep the clouds away with Elmo, Jimmy Fallon and The Roots

Sep 26th 2013, 6:56 PM 6,522 Views 14 Comments

It’s a classroom instruments version of Sesame Street and it is as amazing as it sounds.

# sesame-street - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

WATCH: Cookie Monster parodies famous movies
# Cookies Of The Carribean
From The Daily Edge
# Cookies Of The Carribean

WATCH: Cookie Monster parodies famous movies

Sep 17th 2013, 8:56 AM 1,005 Views 0 Comments

You’ve heard of Karate Kid, now see Biscotti Kid.

# sesame-street - Thursday 5 September, 2013

WATCH: Cookie Monster learns about self control from Tom Hiddleston
# The Waiting Game
From The Daily Edge
# The Waiting Game

WATCH: Cookie Monster learns about self control from Tom Hiddleston

Sep 5th 2013, 8:30 PM 1,025 Views 0 Comments

You know Tom Hiddleston, he was in The Avengers and Thor.

# sesame-street - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Cookie Monster covers Icona Pop, with wonderful results
# Me Love It
From The Daily Edge
# Me Love It

Cookie Monster covers Icona Pop, with wonderful results

Aug 6th 2013, 10:53 AM 1,300 Views 2 Comments

Cookie Monster shares his love for cookies and his struggle with self control in a new musical moment.

# sesame-street - Friday 21 June, 2013

James Gandolfini talks about feeling scared on Sesame Street
# Video
From The Daily Edge
# Video

James Gandolfini talks about feeling scared on Sesame Street

Jun 21st 2013, 8:57 AM 1,750 Views 0 Comments

This will melt your heart. RIP.

# sesame-street - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

13 amazing celebrity appearances on Sesame Street
# Celebrity Street
From The Daily Edge
# Celebrity Street

13 amazing celebrity appearances on Sesame Street

Apr 17th 2013, 11:05 AM 5,376 Views 8 Comments

From early Destiny’s Child to a Shakespearean soliloquy from Patrick Stewart, they’ve truly covered all the bases.

# sesame-street - Saturday 6 April, 2013

How Sesame Street tones down for Afghanistan
# Watch And Learn
# Watch And Learn

How Sesame Street tones down for Afghanistan

Apr 6th 2013, 8:45 AM 6,272 Views 21 Comments

In a country where only half of all children go to school, the programme treads a fine line to help bring the 3 Rs – and a little lesson in gender equity – to its audience.

# sesame-street - Friday 1 February, 2013

VIDEO: Sesame Street’s take on Downton Abbey is pretty funny
# Upside Downton
From The Daily Edge
# Upside Downton

VIDEO: Sesame Street’s take on Downton Abbey is pretty funny

Feb 1st 2013, 9:35 PM 12,268 Views 13 Comments

Carson and the Dowager Countess star in a rudimentary physics lesson, in ‘Upside Downton Abbey’.

# sesame-street - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Elmo puppeteer resigns in the wake of sex allegations
# Elmo
# Elmo

Elmo puppeteer resigns in the wake of sex allegations

Nov 20th 2012, 4:40 PM 11,327 Views 0 Comments

Kevin Clash was accused of being involved in an under-age relationship, but the allegations were then recanted.

# sesame-street - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Man who accused Elmo puppeteer of underage sex changes his story
# Elmo
# Elmo

Man who accused Elmo puppeteer of underage sex changes his story

Nov 14th 2012, 8:35 AM 12,216 Views 24 Comments

A man who accused Kevin Clash of having sex with him when he was a teenage boy now says they had a consensual relationship as adults.

# sesame-street - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Man behind Elmo denies allegations of underage relationship
# Elmo
# Elmo

Man behind Elmo denies allegations of underage relationship

Nov 13th 2012, 10:32 AM 10,722 Views 19 Comments

Kevin Clash has taken a leave of absence from Sesame Street to deal with the allegations.

# sesame-street - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

VIDEO: Sesame Street ask Barack Obama to take down Big Bird ad
# Yellow Peril
# Yellow Peril

VIDEO: Sesame Street ask Barack Obama to take down Big Bird ad

Oct 9th 2012, 9:30 PM 12,355 Views 12 Comments

The Barack Obama campaign has made an ad mocking Mitt Romney over his Big Bird comments – but Sesame Street isn’t happy.

# sesame-street - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Internet rallies to defence of Big Bird but Romney insists he loves him
# Big Bird
From The Daily Edge
# Big Bird

Internet rallies to defence of Big Bird but Romney insists he loves him

Oct 4th 2012, 2:01 PM 10,278 Views 28 Comments

The Sesame Street character’s future came under threat during the US presidential debate last night and the internet sure wasn’t happy about it…

# sesame-street - Saturday 25 August, 2012

Voice of Sesame Street's The Count dies
# Sesame Street
From The Daily Edge
# Sesame Street

Voice of Sesame Street's The Count dies

Aug 25th 2012, 3:47 PM 9,650 Views 36 Comments

Jerry Nelson passed away this week, aged 78.

# sesame-street - Friday 20 July, 2012

Pics: Luke Ming Flanagan wears his Oscar the Grouch t-shirt in the Dáil
# Sesame Street
From The Daily Edge
# Sesame Street

Pics: Luke Ming Flanagan wears his Oscar the Grouch t-shirt in the Dáil

Jul 20th 2012, 10:44 AM 16,364 Views 146 Comments

Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street

# sesame-street - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Another 'Call Me Maybe' parody...but this one features the Cookie Monster
# Share It Maybe
From The Daily Edge
# Share It Maybe

Another 'Call Me Maybe' parody...but this one features the Cookie Monster

Jul 11th 2012, 11:00 AM 8,148 Views 5 Comments

In the most recent version of Carly Rae Jepson’s song, Cookie sings about his growing desire for those sweet treats.

# sesame-street - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

US terminates funding for Pakistani Sesame Street
# Bye Elmo
# Bye Elmo

US terminates funding for Pakistani Sesame Street

Jun 5th 2012, 11:40 AM 2,947 Views 12 Comments

The US has withdrawn its $20 million funding for the programme amid reports of corruption.

# sesame-street - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Meet Elmo's new best friend, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees
# No Muppet
From The42
# No Muppet

Meet Elmo's new best friend, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees

Dec 14th 2011, 4:19 PM 338 Views 0 Comments

Looks like taking over American television every Sunday night isn’t enough to keep Brees happy…

# sesame-street - Monday 31 October, 2011

Sesame Street comes to Pakistan - and preaches tolerance
# Television
From The Daily Edge
# Television

Sesame Street comes to Pakistan - and preaches tolerance

Oct 31st 2011, 11:34 AM 473 Views 9 Comments

Pakistan is the latest country to get its own version of Sesame Street – and only Elmo has survived the transition, with a cast of new characters joining him.

# sesame-street - Monday 17 October, 2011

Sesame Street returns to YouTube after porn hacking
# Sex-ame Street
From The Daily Edge
# Sex-ame Street

Sesame Street returns to YouTube after porn hacking

Oct 17th 2011, 9:47 PM 1,713 Views 7 Comments

Sesame Street’s popular YouTube channel reopens after being hacked, when intruders had uploaded pornographic footage.

# sesame-street - Friday 23 September, 2011

WATCH: So here's what you missed on Sesame Street's Glee parody
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

WATCH: So here's what you missed on Sesame Street's Glee parody

Sep 23rd 2011, 12:33 PM 980 Views 1 Comment

Sesame Street’s latest pop-culture parody lampoons Glee, featuring depictions of most of the show’s best-known characters.

# sesame-street - Friday 12 August, 2011

Sesame Street rules out prospect of Bert and Ernie wedding
# Muppet Marriage
From The Daily Edge
# Muppet Marriage

Sesame Street rules out prospect of Bert and Ernie wedding

Aug 12th 2011, 10:30 AM 794 Views 18 Comments

The show’s producers respond to an online petition calling on the pair – suspected of being more than friends – to tie the knot.

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Aug 12th 2011, 8:29 AM 2,543 Views 9 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# sesame-street - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Thousands call for Muppet marriage... between Bert and Ernie
# Gay Marriage
From The Daily Edge
# Gay Marriage

Thousands call for Muppet marriage... between Bert and Ernie

Aug 11th 2011, 12:26 PM 1,374 Views 35 Comments

The Sesame Street room-mates are being urged to get hitched after New York legalised gay marriage.

# sesame-street - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

Video: Spider-Man musical finally opens - even Sesame Street is surprised
# SpiderMonster
From The Daily Edge
# SpiderMonster

Video: Spider-Man musical finally opens - even Sesame Street is surprised

Jun 15th 2011, 2:22 PM 487 Views 5 Comments

“You must be patient, sir, tis Bono’s first show ever,” Grover explains to the audience in Sesame Street’s ode to Spider-Man, SpiderMonster.

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