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Sesame Street (tv program)

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  • 'Sesame Street' scores with 'Homeland' parody

    'Sesame Street' scores with 'Homeland' parody
    "Homelamb" isn't a typo. It's the spot-on "Sesame Street" parody of Showtime's political thriller "Homeland," featuring Carrie Mathison and Saul Berenson as sheep and Nicholas Brody as a wolf in sheep's clothing -- literally. "Sesame Street" unveiled its...
  • 'Homeland' gets 'Sesame Street' parody: Sheep Carrie falls for Big Bad Wolf Brody

     
    "Homeland" got the "Sesame Street" parody treatment, though the resulting video is less a spoof and more a hilariously honest depiction of the show's central conflicts....
  • PBS' 'Latino Americans' aims to expand on a complex U.S. history

    PBS' 'Latino Americans' aims to expand on a complex U.S. history
    When Jeff Bieber was growing up as "a Jewish kid from Queens," his awareness of Mexican American border culture largely consisted of owning a Davy Crockett coonskin cap. "I suppose you knew about the Alamo, but the word 'Tejano,' I had no clue," says...
  • Video: Cookie Monster in the L.A. Times Test Kitchen

    Video: Cookie Monster in the L.A. Times Test Kitchen
    Cookie Monster was in the house! Everyone's favorite furry blue cookie lover stopped by our own Test Kitchen this morning to talk cookies (of course), fill us in on his new "Sesame Street" segment, and teach us a little about -- of all things -- self-...
  • Cookie Monster talks fame and self-control

    Cookie Monster talks fame and self-control
    The 44th season of "Sesame Street" premiered Monday, and Cookie Monster made the trip out to L.A. to talk about it. Why Cookie Monster? Because Cookie Monster is starring in a new segment titled "Cookie's Crumby Pictures" that will put the blue-furred...
  • Anti-Semitic Elmo: 'Sesame Street' impersonator going to jail for Girl Scouts extortion

     
    The anti-Semitic Elmo -- Dan Sandler -- of Times Square has been sentenced to one year for an attempt to extort $2 million from the Girl Scouts of America. The man had previously shouted anti-Semitic remarks while dressed as the "Sesame Street" character....
  • 'Game of Thrones' stars visit 'Sesame Street'

    'Game of Thrones' stars visit 'Sesame Street'
    On HBO's "Game of Thrones," Peter Dinklage and Lena Headey play murderous siblings, driven by their mutual hatred of each other and their twisted sexual appetites (he for prostitutes, she for her twin brother). On PBS' "Sesame Street," those same actors...
  • Jimmy Fallon, the Roots and Muppets perform 'Sesame Street' theme

    It was a sunny day Thursday on "Late Night," where Jimmy Fallon and the Roots swept the clouds away. The host and his house band lived the dream of every 4-year-old (and more than a few 40-year-olds) across the land by teaming up with an all-star line-...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' renewed for fifth season

    'Boardwalk Empire' renewed for fifth season
    "Boardwalk Empire" is coming back for a fifth season. HBO announced Thursday that the critically acclaimed series will be back for another year. Last weekend, the series picked up five Emmy Awards -- for art direction, hairstyling, sound mixing, sound...
  • 'The Simpsons' to kill off character this season

    'The Simpsons' to kill off character this season
    "The Simpsons" may be going strong in its 25th season, but a major character from the long-running animated series will soon meet his or her maker. In a conference call with reporters last week, executive producer Al Jean revealed plans to kill off a...
  • Jane Nebel Henson dies at 78; partner with Jim Henson in Muppets

    Jane Nebel Henson knew Kermit before he was the Frog, saw the Cookie Monster before he lost his "fiendish" teeth and was around for the pre-diva days of Miss Piggy. Henson, the wife and longtime artistic collaborator of legendary Muppets creator Jim...