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Bert And Ernie Aren't Gay: The Big Difference Between Frank Oz And Sesame Street's Statements

The relationship status of 'Sesame Street' favourites Bert and Ernie has long been questioned, with many now-adult fans convinced that they were in fact a gay couple. A former writer for the show took it...

Sesame Street's Autistic Character Shows Just How Far Television Has Come

'Sesame Street' is making waves once again by introducing a unique new character to their cast. Julia is the first character in the series to have autism and sees set to arrive on our screens...

'Sesame Street' Announces Deal With Hbo For Next Five Seasons

In a dramatic shake-up of children’s TV that’s bound to be divisive, eternal favourite ‘Sesame Street’ is being added to the roster of the HBO network alongside adult dramas like ‘Game of Thrones’. Who saw...

Sesame Street's "Game Of Chairs" Lovingly Parodies 'Game Of Thrones'

Ahead of the much-anticipated return of HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ this coming Sunday, ‘Sesame Street’ has released an adorable parody video of the drama series. Entitled ‘Game of Chairs’, the spoof video of the violent...

Ed Sheeran Visits Sesame Street

The Lego House hitmaker joined puppet friends Elmo, Cookie Monster, Grover and pals to teach young viewers the differences between rules at home and at school by debuting a catchy tune to help...

Watch Ed Sheeran Perform On 'Sesame Street' With Elmo And Grover!

Ed Sheeran has appeared on ‘Sesame Street’ to perform a special song with the gang which teaches children how to behave at school. The British singer filmed the performance back in October 2013, but it...

Bert & Ernie Spark Equality Debate After Bakery Refuses To Create 'Support Gay Marriage' Cake

A Northern Ireland bakery has been contacted by the government and is facing legal action after it refused to create a cake with an image of Sesame Street's Bert and Ernie and the words "support...

Benedict Cumberbatch Hits The Big Time, Meets The 'Sesame Street' Gang

Benedict Cumberbatch is without doubt one of the world's most in-demand actors following strong turns in 12 Years a Slave, Star Trek: Into Darkness, The Fifth Estate and of course Sherlock, though even he appeared...

'Sesame Street' Spoofs 'The Hunger Games' With 'Catching Fur'

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire will arrive in cinemas this month amidst a flurry of excitement and anticipation from the film's already ardent following. Any event as big as a new Hunger Games movie is...

Dave Matthews Films Guest Appearance On Sesame Street

Rocker Dave Matthews has taken a walk down Sesame Street to share a song about feelings.The singer recently filmed a guest appearance on the hit children's Tv show, teaming up with the puppet Grover to...

A Week In Music, We Catch Up With Diiv's Cole, Icky Blossoms Unveil Their Self-titled Album And Cookie Monster Shows Restraint In Icona Pop Cover

A week in music videos... We caught up with Brooklyn band Diiv last week as they are currently enjoying the 2013 festival season. Talking to lead member Cole, he explained just how different it was...

Cookie Monster Covers Icona Pop's 'I Love It' In 'Me Want It (But Me Wait)' Song [Video]

Cookie Monster, everyone's favourite cookie-loving, blue furred hedonist, has dropped the song and video for his latest track, 'Me Want It' (But Me Wait)' - cover of Swedish duo Icona Pop's recent hit 'I Love...

Judge Dismisses Allegations Against Sesame Street's Kevin Clash

A judge has ruled allegations made against former 'Elmo' puppeteer Kevin Clash cannot be taken further as the three accusers filed their claims too late. Of the five lawsuits filed against Clash, since autumn 2012,...

Elmo Puppeteer Kevin Clash Cleared Of Child Molestation Charges

It was a good day for Sesame Street and Kevin Clash, as the one-time Elmo voice-actor has been cleared of all charges of sexual molestation against three underaged boys, with the ruling judge at a...

The New Yorker Celebrates Historic Moment For Marriage Equality By Outing Bert And Ernie On The Cover

DOMA is dead, America is cheering and Bert and Ernie are celebrating with a quiet night at home – at least this is how The New Yorker envisions the new face of the US. After...

The 'Parents In Jail' Topic Is Next On The Chopping Block For Sesame Street

Sesame Street is undoubtedly a great educational show – teaching kids to read, count, deal with a parent in jail, etc. The show hasn’t shied away from touchy topics like divorce and military deployment in...

Cookie Monster Sculpture Thief Wants To Hand His Theft Back

We’re starting to get a bit wary whenever a Sesame Street character makes a news headline; not because we don’t love the Jim Henson-created critters, but because they seem to be becoming ever indelibly linked...

Upside Downton Abbey - Sesame Street Meets The Crawley Family

Sesamy Street has remained the world’s favorite kids show (and no, that’s not an exaggeration) for over 40 years by staying current and recently, with the show taking to spoofing the most popular shows on...

Sesame Street: "D Is For Divorce: Big Feelings On Sesame Street"

American breathed a sigh of relief when President Obama was re-elected, not because of his Medicare plans or immigration policies, but because the alternative would have been Mitt Romney, who had released plans to cut...

Sesame Street Divorce? Kids Show Adds It To Repertoire Of Tough Subjects To Cover

It's hard to underestimate the influence of Sesame Street on young children growing up, waking up before the sun does and sitting in front of a world of knowledge, fuelled by talented writers and told...

Divorce Comes To Sesame Street

That's right, the time has come for a Sesame Street divorce. “This is my house... and this is my other house” chirps fluffy pink fairy Abby Cadabby in a preview for this week’s episode of...

Elmo's Kevin Clash Comes Under Fire For A Fourth Time With Another Underage Sex Accusation

It has been over a month since Kevin Clash's first confused accuser came forward to sue the voice of Elmo for sex with an under age boy. Since then another three people have also sued...

Sesame Street Director Emily Squires Dies Ages 71

Emily Squires, part of the Sesame Street team, directing multiple episodes, and applying her talents to soap operas including The Guiding Light and As the World Turns, has died aged 71.Squires directed the "Sesame Street"...

Elmo Stands Tall: Not Even A Sex Scandal Can Stop The Sesame Street Veteran

Elmo is refusing to retire from Sesame Street, despite Kevin Clash leaving the show following high profile underage sex allegations. The loveable puppet sang his heart out during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New...

After Second Accusation, Kevin Clash Elmo Puppeteer Resigns From Sesame Street

Kevin Clash, the Elmo Puppeteer accused twice of sex with an underage person, has resigned. Earlier this month, Sesame Street avoided a hard fate when Barack Obama was re-elected, Mitt Romney having threatened to axe...

Elmo Sex Scandal: Accuser To Forfeit $125,000 And Stick By His Story

The man who accused Kevin Clash - the voice of Elmo - of having sex with him while he was just 16-years-old is sticking by his story. As was previously reported by TMZ.com, Mr Sheldon...

Elmo's In The Clear! Kevin Clash's Gay Relationship Was Very Much Legal

Elmo is back, people! The man who claimed to have had a sexual relationship with Sesame Street star Kevin Clash while he was underage has dropped the allegations. The accuser claims he WAS an adult...

Elmo’S Kevin Clash Admits Relationship With Boy, Insists It Was Legal

Elmo’s right-hand man Kevin Clash has admitted having a relationship with an unknown male man several years ago, though insists he did nothing illegal (despite accusations that the boy was just 16 at the time).Clash,...

Elmo Puppeteer Kevin Clash Accused Of Relationship With Boy Aged 16

Kevin Clash, the voice (literally) behind Sesame Street's beloved character Elmo, has been accused of having a relationship with an under-age boy, reports TMZ. The 'boy' in question remains unnamed and is now 23, he...

Sesame Street Bosses Want Big Bird Removed From U.s. Election Adverts

Bosses of U.S. children's TV show Sesame Street are urging President Barack Obama to stop referencing their famous creation Big Bird in his election campaign.The American leader is using the larger-than-life yellow character to mock...

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