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Sesame Street (tv program)

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  • Michelle Obama to appear on 'Parks and Recreation' season finale

    Michelle Obama to appear on 'Parks and Recreation' season finale
    First Lady Michelle Obama is making a trip to Pawnee, Ind. FLOTUS is set to make an appearance in the one-hour season finale of "Parks and Recreation," which airs April 24 at 8 p.m. EST/PST. The episode, "Moving Up," was shot recently in Miami, where...
  • 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...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch solves a math mystery on 'Sesame Street'

    Benedict Cumberbatch solves a math mystery on 'Sesame Street'
    Poor Benedict Cumberbatch. Just because he plays brilliant detective Sherlock Holmes on TV, everyone expects him to be some kind of genius, when the truth is he struggles to comprehend basic arithmetic.  OK, not really, but that's the joke that the...
  • Jay Leno's top joke targets were Bill Clinton and O.J. Simpson

    Jay Leno's top joke targets were Bill Clinton and O.J. Simpson
    Jay Leno steps down from his role as host of "The Tonight Show" on Thursday, a position he has held almost continuously since 1992. He has more than 4,600 shows under his belt -- that's a lot of monologue jokes. Bill Clinton was one of the biggest...
  • Skinny Puppy bills U.S. military for 'royalties'

    Skinny Puppy bills U.S. military for 'royalties'
    The Canadian industrial band Skinny Puppy has made a three-decade career out of punishing electronic sounds. But it's always intended the pain to be voluntary. However, after the band learned of rumors that the U.S. military had used Skinny Puppy...
  • Sid Caesar: Five TV clips that demonstrate his comic genius

    Sid Caesar: Five TV clips that demonstrate his comic genius
    Sid Caesar, who died Wednesday at the age of 91, had a career that spanned stage and screen, but it was on TV that he was best known. His first TV appearance was on Milton Berle's "Texaco Star Theater," but it was on the variety show program "Your...
  • UConn Puppet Museum Has A New Home And Family-Friendly Summer Programs

    They are beloved by children and adults alike, symbols of global culture and performance. Puppets. And, a local gallery filled with these elaborate figures is experiencing a renaissance, like the art form itself. "The Ballard Institute and Museum of...
  • 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...
  • Adler's 'Destination Solar System' a stunning tour of the planets

    Adler's 'Destination Solar System' a stunning tour of the planets
    In previous shows since remaking its central domed theater, the Adler Planetarium has taken visitors into deep space, back to the celestial basics, and deep into the kind of awe the cosmos can inspire. This time around, for the new theatrical...
  • 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,...
  • Talking with Scott Stuckey, the man behind 'Pancake Mountain'

    Talking with Scott Stuckey, the man behind 'Pancake Mountain'
    Is "Pancake Mountain" finally ready for its close-up? After a decade as an intermittent, now-you-see-it, now-you-don't cult item, the alt-rock guerrilla kids' dance party, forged in the crucible of Washington, D.C., cable-access television and spread like...