This one-of-a-kind house near Woodstock has a history that is as unique as it is. John Kahn, the home's creator, was friends with the late Muppet mogul Jim Henson and designed sets for the show. The secretary for the Grateful Dead also lived in the home for several years. Show More Summary
Capitalizing on the appeal of the Muppets, the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria launched a Kickstarter campaign that raised more than $143,000,000 to help finance a new permanent exhibit on... To view the full story, click the title link.
Long before there were Muppets or Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, there was Punch and Judy. The traditional puppet show has been around since at least the 17th century, and even today, specialist puppeteers known as “professors” keep it alive. Show More Summary
When Sesame Street introduced Julia, a muppet with autism, first in digital form in 2015 and then in physical form on the show earlier this year, we were instantly hooked on the sweet and likeable character. Now, to continue in its quest...Show More Summary
April marks Autism Awareness Month, and PBS Kids is doing its part to raise awareness by showing episodes featuring characters on the spectrum. Beginning with a Muppet’s TV debut on Monday, PBS Kids will air episodes of “Sesame Street,”...Show More Summary
The A.V Club had a chance to interview Frank Oz, Fran Brill, and a few of the other original Muppeteers about their new documentary, Muppet Guys Talking: Secrets Behind The Show The Whole World Watched. The characters they’ve played have become iconic and influential for people around the world. Show More Summary
"Do doo do do do." The Late Show with Stephen Colbert gave Press Secretary Sean Spicer the once-in-a-lifetime chance to sing alongside the Muppets. Set to the tune of the hit song "Mahna Mahna," the show played a montage of Spicer describing...Show More Summary
Do doo do do do, this is just “pheno-me-nal.” On Tuesday, the “Late Show With Stephen Colbert” poked fun at what’s become White House press secretary Sean Spicer’s stock reply to reporters (”phenomenal”) by setting it to The Muppets’...Show More Summary
Yesterday Late Night With Seth Meyers poked fun at Breitbart News with a surreal fake interview peppered with honks and screeches. Tonight, Late Show With Stephen Colbert inserted White House press secretary Sean Spicer’s many reassures that everything is “phenomenal” with that classic Muppet Show song “Mahna Mahna” with especially ... More »
Billy Eichner is best known for screaming questions at people in public on his web series turned full fledged TV show Billy on the Street. It’s loud and hilarious, but it’s not necessarily appropriate for kids. But you can certainlyShow More Summary
No street is safe from Billy Eichner’s game show antics, not even “Sesame Street.” The comedian brought “Billy on the Street,” the game show in which he surprises pedestrians and asks them questions (usually with help from a fellow celebrity), to “Sesame Street” to promote kindness and compassion. Show More Summary
There were two lines, many people deep. Following the world premiere of the documentary “Muppet Guys Talking — Secrets Behind the Show the Whole World Watched,” an intimate look at working with Jim Henson on “Sesame Street” and “The Muppet Show,” nearly every person who stepped up to a microphone...
For anyone whose childhood was enriched by the maternal warmth of Julie Andrews or the humanistic ingenuity of Jim Henson’s Muppets, the new Netflix show, “Julie’s Greenroom,” is guaranteed to be a joyous experience. Andrews co-created...Show More Summary
Sesame Street is one of the longest-running kids' shows in history for a good reason. It's not just entertaining; it's also genuinely important, providing kids from all over --- and especially kids from low-income or disadvantaged families...Show More Summary
“Sesame Street” is introducing a new cast member, and she’s different from past friends on the long-running children’s show because she has autism. The show released a series of videos over the weekend to introduce Julia. In its text accompanying...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Long-running children's television show "Sesame Street" is welcoming a new kid to the block - a Muppet with autism called Julia.
Sesame Street is about to get its first muppet with Autism is about to make her debut. Four-year old Julia was actually announced in 2015 for the online initiative, but now she will be on the regular television show, beginning this April. A 25-year veteran writer of the show, Christine Ferraro, told 60 Minutes’ Lesley Stahl that... Read More »
A Muppet with autism makes her “Sesame Street” debut on April 10, a first for the show. The introduction is intended to help destigmatize autism and reduce isolation among diagnosed children.
Sesame Street has been a fan favorite for as long as we can remember, and its newest character, Julia, is shining a new light on the show as the first Muppet with autism. Julia's character will educate both children and parents on the importance of inclusion for children with autism. Show More Summary
Julia will appear on the children’s TV show for the first time in April, to raise awareness and celebrate differences of those who are diagnosed with autism Sesame Street is adding a new character to its ranks – a muppet called Julia,...Show More Summary