Fact: Rapper Macklemore made an appearance on beloved children's Tv series Sesame Street to sing a parody of his hit Thrift Shop with character Oscar the Grouch and his crew of Grouches. The hip-hop star wore layers of second-hand clothes and occasionally sung from inside a dustbin during the sketch, which aired in the U.S. on Monday (12Jan15).
Fact: Beloved children's series Sesame Street and The Ellen DeGeneres Show were the big winners at the annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy awards ceremony in Los Angeles on Friday (20Jun14). Production teams on Sesame Street went home with six accolades, including Outstanding Pre-School Children's Series, and the chat show scooped five, including Outstanding Special Class Writing.
Fact: Veteran U.S. newswoman Barbara Walters showed off her fun-loving side of Thursday night (29May14) when she joined a host of Sesame Street puppets to celebrate the children's programme's 45th anniversary. Walters joined iconic characters including Elmo, Cookie Monster, and Grover, and the show's co-creator Joan Ganz Cooney, for the plush celebrations at the Cipriani restaurant in New York.
Fact: Game Of Thrones stars Peter Dinklage and Lena Headey have put aside their onscreen rivalry to play nice with the puppets of Sesame Street. Dinklage showed off his singing skills in a musical game of Simon Says, while Headey helped teach the art of relaxing with manic muppet Murray. The co-stars' Sesame Street episode will air later this year (13).
Fact: Ginnifer Goodwin has become the latest celebrity to film an episode of children's Tv hit Sesame Street. The actress, who recorded her mystery segment on Tuesday (04Jun13), joins Jon Hamm and Joseph Gordon-Levitt among the educational show's most recent guest stars.
Quote: "I met the Queen of England, but I freaked out more when I met Oscar the Grouch!" Michael Buble was more nervous coming face-to-face with his favourite Sesame Street character than meeting the British monarch.
Fact: Actress Melissa McCarthy has joined the cast of children's education show Sesame Street. The Bridesmaids star will show off her dance moves onscreen with puppet Elmo on Thursday's (21Mar13) episode of the U.S. Tv show.
Fact: Zac Efron is to make an appearance as a special guest in the upcoming season of kids' show Sesame Street. The actor will appear in an episode of the programme's 43rd season and the installment will focus on the word 'patience'.
Fact: Bert and Ernie, Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch are heading to the big screen. The iconic children's TV show Sesame Street will be given a movie makeover by studio bosses at 20th Century Fox.
Fact: Sesame Street's YouTube.com account was reinstated to its original content on Monday (17Oct11). The site was taken down on Sunday (16Oct11) after a web user hacked into the children's channel and redirected viewers to an X-rated adult film.
Quote: "Burt Lancaster and I were the first probably known people to participate. I did the letters of the day and Burt did the numbers... I said to the producer, 'This is not gonna work because the children are gonna be terrified of those Muppet characters.'" James Earl Jones on his initial concerns about long-running children's show Sesame Street.
Quote: "It was the best thing I've been offered this year. I did a scene with Elmo and a couple of the other characters. The word of the day was 'investigation'. We did a scene with a couple of talking carrots and s**t. It was genius!" Irish actor Colin Farrell had a blast filming a guest appearance on longrunning children's TV show Sesame Street in March (10).
Fact: Carrie Underwood has received the ultimate honour - she has been turned into a Sesame Street character. Carrie Underworm will make its debut on Thursday (11Feb10) when the country star appears on the kids show.
Fact: Jake Gyllenhaal and Christina Applegate are part of an all-star line up due to appear in a new Sesame Street-style production which aims to teach Jewish-American children about Jewish culture. SHALOM SESAME will be a 12-part series and is due to air in the U.S. next year (10).
Quote: "Of all the highlights in my career, I dont know of one more sentimental than getting to walk through Sesame Street. When you make contact with those big beautiful eyes, youre done. Five years old again. Life is good. Rocker John Mayer on filming an appearance on SESAME STREET with iconic puppet Elmo.
Quote: "Worked on the sketch I'm doing for Sesame Street next month. They've let me write a song. I can't give too much away but I'm singing to Elmo. Can't believe my luck. Being paid to go to New York to sing to a furry little blue thing. As I've said before, all my little friends are freaks." Ricky Gervais blogs about his forthcoming appearance on kids' TV show SESAME STREET.
Fact: British singer Natasha Bedingfield is set to make a guest appearance on legendry American TV show Sesame Street. The star has a walk-on part on the show - joining the likes of Johnny Cash and Whoopi Goldberg who have also mingled with the muppets.
Fact: Children's show Sesame Street will feature a series of LAW + ORDER-style vignettes called Special Letters Unit, which will help teach children the alphabet.
Fact: <p>R+B sensation Alicia Keys will guest on the 30 December (05) episode of long-running children's show Sesame Street in America, during which she'll perform a reworked version of her hit FALLIN' with beloved puppet Elmo. </p>