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Sesame Street (tv program)

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  • Caroll Spinney's proudly worn Big Bird's yellow feathers for 45 years

    Caroll Spinney's proudly worn Big Bird's yellow feathers for 45 years
    Imagine your dream grandpa: He's the best storyteller. Dotes on your grandma. Has plenty of sage wisdom to share. Calls you "cutie." Oh, and he's also Big Bird. That's basically Caroll Spinney, the 80-year-old puppeteer who has played the 8-foot-...
  • Bette Midler's picnic for NYC raises the roof -- and $1 million dollars!

    "I ALWAYS knew that 'Sesame Street' would be a success -- I just didn't know it was going to be this much of a success!" said co-founder Joan Ganz Cooney at the annual Sesame Workshop blast last week. It happened at Cipriani 42nd Street, which I happen...
  • Taking the Kids -- to Busch Gardens to get up-close and personal with animals ... and coasters

    Taking the Kids -- to Busch Gardens to get up-close and personal with animals ... and coasters
    This is one birthday cake guaranteed to please. It's huge, shaped like a zebra, complete with the distinctive stripes. Only this cake was made to please a lion cub rather than a human child so it was fashioned from raw meat. Welcome to the state-of-the-...
  • John Oliver swipes 'Sesame Street' format to explain prison problem

    John Oliver swipes 'Sesame Street' format to explain prison problem
    John Oliver spent the second half of his show on Sunday discussing the woeful state of America's prisons, which have seen a ballooning population even while states are moving to privatize them to save money. How bad has the incarceration problem...
  • Orlando Repertory Theatre celebration features 'Sesame Street' actress

    There's only one person on the other end of the phone but I'm hearing multiple voices. There's Abby Cadabby, the plucky fairy from "Sesame Street." There's Lolly, a candy-loving 4-year-old. And then there's Leslie Carrara-Rudolph, the actress-...
  • The other Birdman

    The other Birdman
    Before Caroll Spinney began playing Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on "Sesame Street," he bombed at a puppeteering festival in Utah. Bad lighting washed out the video-projected animations on the screen, so Spinney, convinced his performance was a disaster,...
  • 'Sesame Street' and the number of the day: 45 years on TV

     'Sesame Street' and the number of the day: 45 years on TV
    Calling "Sesame Street" children's programming is like calling "Saturday Night Live" a sketch comedy show or "The Simpsons" a cartoon. Technically it may be accurate, but the label fails to grasp its wide and powerful reach in pop culture. Case in...
  • Taking the Kids -- when they aren't in school yet this fall

    Taking the Kids -- when they aren't in school yet this fall
    For once, be glad you're toting a stroller and safety seat. When everyone else has headed back to school, you can head off on vacation with your toddlers and preschoolers. Congratulate yourselves for avoiding the summer crowds and grabbing a great deal...
  • Friday TV Highlights: '48 Hours: Oscar Pistorius Verdict' on CBS

    Friday TV Highlights: '48 Hours: Oscar Pistorius Verdict' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download (updated Sept. 9, 12:45 p.m.) TV listings for the week of Sept. 7 - 13, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Kitchen...
  • 'Sesame Street' crew joins Jimmy Fallon on 'The Tonight Show'

    'Sesame Street' crew joins Jimmy Fallon on 'The Tonight Show'
    As far as Jimmy Fallon "Tonight Show" bits go, reading people's hashtagged tweets is one of the least complicated to explain.  The hashtag on Thursday's show was #WhenIWasAKid and the idea was for viewers to share their misconceptions about life or...
  • Adam Levine does a great Michael Jackson impression on 'Tonight Show'

    Adam Levine does a great Michael Jackson impression on 'Tonight Show'
    Adam Levine has proven himself very capable as the singer for Maroon 5 and as a coach on NBC's "The Voice," but who knew the guy had a great Michael Jackson impression in him? Levine dropped by "The Tonight Show" on Tuesday and played the Wheel of...