After introducing an impoverished Muppet in 2011, Sesame Street will continue to help America's preschoolers cope with society's ongoing collapse by introducing Alex, a Muppet whose dad is in jail. For the moment, Alex will not appear...Show More Summary
The creators of Sesame Street have always kept up with modern issues facing today's children. They've tackled hunger, divorce, military deployment, and even loss of a friend. Now, the lesson turns to incarceration. Meet Alex, the muppet...Show More Summary
The PBS fixture takes on a subject typically not addressed in children's programming. read more
A new Sesame Street jail plotline addresses a sticky and somewhat under-addressed issue in American families — parental incarceration. The show is known to not shy away from controversial topics, and the Sesame Street jail issue handles the feelings of children as they face the circumstance of a parent who is currently in prison. Show More Summary
Also, watch a bear climb a tree and scare a hunter. Sesame Street makes curious decision. Sonny Vaccaro vs. the NCAA. Blackhawks lose, trail 2-1.
Sesame Street's newest Muppet, Alex, has a dad in prison. But wait till you see the other Muppets that the show plans to debut.
Earlier this month the makers of Sesame Street released an educational kit for children who have a parent (or parents) behind bars. I wrote about the kit's contents, including tips for helping kids cope and for helping them stay connected to their imprisoned parent. Show More Summary
Kevin Clash resigned from "Sesame Street" last November amid allegations that he sexually abused underage boys
Grab your hankies: To help kids coping with a parent in prison, Sesame Street created a Muppet whose father can't play with him because he's in jail.
Sesame Street tackles more than the ABCs and 123s with a new educational outreach program for children.
Those friendly, fuzzy Muppets from “Sesame Street” have helped kids open up about all sorts of serious subjects, from hunger and divorce to military deployment.But they’re now tackling a much more unexpected issue: incarceration.Meet Alex, the first Muppet to have a dad in jail. Show More Summary
It was Super Bowl Sunday 2004 when Sesame Street’s beloved Kermit the Frog declared “It’s Easy Being Green” in a TV commercial for Ford’s new hybrid, the Escape. Life was good, and green was growing at super speed. You couldn’t pick up a magazine or browse a bookstore without seeing a marketing message on how [...]
Kevin Clash, the former Elmo puppeteer who turned in his resignation amid allegations that he had sexually abused underage boys, has won three Daytime Emmy Awards for his work on Sesame Street. Though the sex abuse scandals plaguing the former Elmo puppeteer haven’t come to a conclusion yet, Clash’s 2013 is already proving better than his... Show More Summary
Former Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash is still receiving major accolades for his work on “Sesame Street” despite facing a string of accusations from young men who say he took advantage of them sexually. Via Fox News reports: Kevin Clash...
Kevin Clash, the Sesame Street puppeteer who resigned amid allegations he sexually abused underage boys, won three Daytime Emmy Awards for his work on the children’s series.… READ ON
Among this week's subjects in Jimmy Kimmel's weekly tribute to the FCC: Ben Affleck, Chad Johnson, Mario Lopez, and Sesame Street. Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...
The Ellen DeGeneres Show and PBS‘s Sesame Street led the 40th Daytime Creative Arts Emmys with six wins apiece at the annual awards presented Friday night by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Show More Summary
The week before Father's Day, Sesame Street launched a campaign to help children cope with having a parent behind bars. The show and accompanying educational toolkit fill an important need, which is itself tragic: The U.S. is the world's largest jailer, with more people behind bars than any other time in America's history. Show More Summary
If this were Sesame Street, turmeric would be the word of the day, month, year. Using it in recipes, smoothies and juices has caught on like wildfire as of late, making it appear to be the new kid on the …