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Sesame Street (tv program)

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  • Senate rejects Obama's civil rights nominee

    Senate rejects Obama's civil rights nominee
    WASHINGTON — In a surprising defeat for President Obama, the Democratic-controlled Senate on Wednesday blocked his pick to head the Justice Department's civil rights division, the first time in his presidency that one of his nominees failed to...
  • Literary Feast brings smorgasbord of authors to NSU

    Literary Feast brings smorgasbord of authors to NSU
    For author Brian Jay Jones, it's not easy finding a biography of Jim Henson. Of all the surprising revelations he uncovered about the late entertainer, inventor of The Muppets, puppet-maker of "Sesame Street" and the voice of "Ernie" (of "Bert and...
  • Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1973 [videos]

    Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1973 [videos]
    It's a bit of pop mixed with some classic slow jams in our 41-year-old flashback, provided by the Billboard Hot 100 chart archive. 10. "The Cisco Kid," War Let me take you to funky town ... and tell you a tale about a heroic Mexican cowboy. 9....
  • 'Sesame Street's' L.A. trip is a chance for stars to meet legends

    'Sesame Street's' L.A. trip is a chance for stars to meet legends
    On a soundstage in the heart of Hollywood this week, a chicken was giving directions to Mindy Kaling. The chicken, perched on the shoulder of "The Mindy Project" star, squawked off a couple of instructions to the crew, then muttered, "My mom would be so...
  • Jon Hamm gets emotional, but not 'Mad,' for 'Sesame Street'

    Jon Hamm gets emotional, but not 'Mad,' for 'Sesame Street'
    While Jon Hamm's "Mad Men" character Don Draper tends to bottle up his emotions, the actor Jon Hamm is very free with his -- so free he's helping "Sesame Street" explain a few emotions to its young audience.  With the help of the resident "Sesame...
  • Watch Peta Murgatroyd, James Maslow's perfect dance to 'Let It Go'

    Peta Murgatroyd and her "Dancing With the Stars" partner James Maslow "Let It Go" all the way to a perfect score Monday. The dance pro and the Big Time Rush star performed in the lift-filled contemporary style to the Oscar-winning "Frozen" song,...
  • New 'Sesame Street' character reveals who we are, where we want to go

    Mando is moving to "Sesame Street" this fall. Did you get the announcement? I did, and as a longtime fan of the PBS show, I read the details with great interest. It's not every day that a new neighbor joins Big Bird and the beloved cast of Muppets and...
  • Science center: 'Sesame Street' exhibit contains body language for kids

    Science center: 'Sesame Street' exhibit contains body language for kids
    Who doesn't want to go to Sesame Street? A real-life version of the famed address is part of a new Orlando Science Center exhibit called "Sesame Street Presents The Body," which opens to the public on Saturday. I had a sneak peek of the area, and I'm...
  • Review: 'Wallykazam!' is letter perfect for the preschool set

    Review: 'Wallykazam!' is letter perfect for the preschool set
    "Wallykazam!," you might have guessed from the title, is a show for young people. Premiering Monday afternoon on Nickelodeon, it is a preschool, literacy-based cartoon that essentially takes a "Sesame Street" sound-of-this-letter blackout and works it...
  • KCET-TV downplays downbeat funding report

    KCET-TV downplays downbeat funding report
    The people who run KCET-TV see a solid future ahead. But the station's accountants aren't so sure. KCETLink, the nonprofit organization that runs the independent public TV outlet based in Burbank, "has suffered recurring losses that raise substantial...
  • 'The Fox' YouTube video, Miley Cyrus inspire Halloween costume sales

    Naughty Nurse has some competition this Halloween. The YouTube video "The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?)" from the Norwegian comedic duo Ylvis has gone from viral video to cultural phenom, ranking among this year's most popular Halloween costumes,...