Sesame Street Recent News



WATCH: Gina Rodriguez Teaches Elmo the Alphabet in Spanish

Because puppets speak Spanish too.

Jelani Addams Rosa | July 13, 2016 - 2:23 pm

WATCH: Here’s Nick Jonas Getting Freaky with Some Shapes on ‘Sesame Street’

Geometry makes his falsetto flutter.

Mia Lardiere | May 18, 2016 - 1:09 pm

Sesame Street Actor David Smyrl Dies at 80 Years Old

Rest in peace, Mr. Handford.

Mia Lardiere | March 25, 2016 - 1:31 pm

Jimmy Fallon and ‘Sesame Street’ Hilariously Photobomb Kids and Other Celebrity News

The workweek is over! It’s time to catch up on all the Hollywood stories you’ve missed about all your favorite celebrities including Jimmy Fallon, Cameron Diaz and Nick Carter.

Scott Baumgartner | January 15, 2016 - 10:00 pm

WATCH: Sesame Street Takes on ‘Jurassic Park’ (with Cookies)

Mmm… giant dinosaur cookie…

Peggy Truong | June 8, 2015 - 12:29 pm

‘The Avengers’ Get Sesame Street Treatment: Meet the Aveggies

Sesame Street has been on a roll with its parody videos lately. So it shouldn’t surprise anyone that its latest victim is one of the biggest movie franchises of all time: The Avengers.

Peggy Truong | April 27, 2015 - 3:48 pm

WATCH: ‘Game of Thrones’ Gets Sesame Street Treatment

But of course, Game of Thrones is nothing but a fancy contest of musical chairs…

Peggy Truong | April 6, 2015 - 3:18 pm

Watch: Frank Underwood Is Now a Wolf in Sesame Street’s ‘House of Cards’ Parody

With just days to go before House of Cards fans can finally indulge in the third season of the popular Netflix series, the folks at Sesame Street have marked the occasion with just the cutest parody video.

In “House of Bricks,” Frank Underwolf (yep) takes on The Three Little Pigs (straight…

Peggy Truong | February 24, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Happy Sesame Street Day!

Remember when you used to watch Sesame Street? You can totally admit it- We all did!

Well in honor of Elmo and of course Mr. Grouch, we use this day to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the first broadcast of Sesame Street!

Serina Mehrian | November 10, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Watch: Lupita Nyong’o and Elmo Talk About Soft and Furry Skin on ‘Sesame Street’

It’s always a sunny day when celebrities visit Sesame Street.

Lupita Nyong’o’s recent trip to the most famous street in the world was no different.

Peggy Truong | September 16, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Watch: Harry Styles and Liam Payne Sort of Know Their ABCs on ‘Sesame Street’

Remember when One Direction popped by Sesame Street for a little visit?

We almost forgot too. But fear not — there’s a new teaser clip from the 2014-15 season, featuring Harry Styles, Liam Payne and dear Bert singing their ABCs.

Peggy Truong | June 24, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Let’s Feel Some Feelings with Jon Hamm and Sesame Street

Jon Hamm stops by Sesame Street to talk about emotions with Murray. It is adorable. …

Robert Kessler | April 16, 2014 - 11:00 am

Benedict Cumberbatch Emerges the Victor in ‘Sesame Street’ Challenge

Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock, August: Osage County, Stark Trek) stopped by PBS Studios in January to film an adorable Sesame Street spot with Murray Monster and Count von Count.

Murray tried to pull a fast one on the British actor, claiming to be “Murray-arty” (Sherlock’s arch nemesis on the BBC series is Moriarty).  Murray…

Kelly Lynch | February 4, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Watch Sesame Street’s Perfect Hunger Games Parody: The Hungry Games

The geniuses at Sesame Street have done it again: this Hunger Games parody starring Cookie Monster as Cookieness Evereat and some pita bread as Peeta is hilarious. And don’t worry, this version doesn’t feature kids killing each other. …

Robert Kessler | November 18, 2013 - 1:30 pm

Usher Gets Sexy with the Alphabet on ‘Sesame Street’

Is that okay to say? That Usher was sexy on Sesame Street? Whatever, it’s true. …

Robert Kessler | October 1, 2013 - 6:32 pm

Jimmy Fallon and The Roots’ Sesame Street Performance with Elmo and Friends is Actually Pretty Amazing

Thank you, Jimmy Fallon, for bringing a smile to the child in all of us today.

The latest Late Night classroom instruments session has arguably put all other previous performances (sorry Mariah Carey, Robin Thicke and Carly Rae Jepsen) to shame.

Peggy Truong | September 26, 2013 - 3:01 pm

Here’s What Happened When Cersei and Tyrion from ‘Game of Thrones’ Visited Sesame Street

Fans of HBO’s Game of Thrones will have to wait until next spring for the show’s fourth season to begin.

To help pass the time, two stars from the show recently paid a visit to a place that could not be more different from King’s Landing.

Peggy Truong | September 20, 2013 - 2:15 pm

HLN ‘Evening Express’ Anchor Ryan Smith Weighs In on Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Elmo Puppeteer Kevin Clash (VIDEO)

Do you blame Sesame Street for not taking quicker action against Elmo puppeteer, Kevin Clash?

“A little bit of yes and a little bit of no,” said HLN Evening Express anchor Ryan Smith.

In an exclusive report for Celebuzz, Smith says he thinks Sesame Street should have acted swiftly against the 52-year-old puppeteer who was recently hit with claims from three…

Chad Kennedy | November 30, 2012 - 7:25 pm

Elmo Puppeteer Kevin Clash Accused of Sex With Underage Boys; Get in on the Conversation With HLN’s Ryan Smith

Kevin Clash, the former voice of Elmo on Sesame Street, recently resigned from his role on the show amid allegations that he engaged in sexual activity with multiple underage boys.

The first accuser, Sheldon Stephens, 23, alleges that he had a relationship with Clash, 52, when he was just 16 years old. Stephens…

Celebuzz | November 28, 2012 - 10:20 am

Elmo Puppeteer Kevin Clash Resigns From ‘Sesame Street’; Starz Cancels ‘Boss’

Kelsey Grammer’s Boss, which airs on Starz, is being cancelled. The drama about a vindictive Chicago Mayor who was afflicted with a neurological disease ran for two seasons. The series’ cancellation makes way for three original series from the cable network next year including Da Vinci’s Demons, the final season of Spartacus and the second…

Lauren DiMascio | November 20, 2012 - 2:09 pm
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