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Celebs Celebrate 40 Years of Sesame Street

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Daytime, Kids, PBS,

Sesame Street - Oscar the GrouchCelebrities are lining up to appear on the children’s series Sesame Street. Though the viewers probably aren’t in the target audience for many of these A-list stars, Sesame Street holds a special place in many of our hearts. The series is celebrating its 40th season on TV, and it’s going to get a year to remember.

So far, the guest list for the season includes huge names like , Adam Sandler, Cameron Diaz, Eva Longoria-Parker, Ricky Gervais, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, Hugh Jackman, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Matthew Fox. First Lady Michelle Obama will also be putting in an appearance.

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Mad Men…as Done by Sesame Street

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Daytime, Kids, PBS, Video,


This may be the widest range of emotions I’ve ever seen “Don Draper” display.

For their show’s 40th season, the characters of parody the execs of Madison Avenue.

What would it look like if the advertising sycophants tackled a honey account? Watch EMC’s version of and find out!

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Michelle Obama Takes a Walk on Sesame Street

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Daytime, Kids, PBS, Video,


That large white residence at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue might be impressive, but it’s not the most exciting place ‘s been to this year. Earlier this week, the First Lady reached out to children everywhere with a PSA she recorded on Sesame Street. The clip, which also features that oh-so-cute red guy, stresses the importance of good eating.

An ecstatic Obama shared her joy with diplomats and staff members at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. “I’m thrilled to be here, but I was just at —I’m sorry. And I never thought I’d be on Sesame Street with Elmo and Big Bird and I was thrilled. I’m still thrilled. I’m on a high,” she said. “I think it’s probably the best thing I’ve done so far in the White House. But we were there talking about nutrition and healthy eating, and it’s just been a thrill.”

Obama is not the first FLOTUS to appear on the classic children’s program. Laura Bush and Hillary Clinton have both guested as well.

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This Week on TV (8/11-8/17)

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(You can view TV Envy’s Summer Television Programming Schedule here.)
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MONDAY (8/11)
  • Sesame Street (PBS, check local listings):  Season 39 premiere. “One, two, three, four…chickens just back from the shore.
  • High School Musical: Get in the Picture (ABC, 8pm):  “The contestants get a lesson on how to express emotions without using words.” Tip #1: If you need to cry, cut a hole in your pocket, take a pair of tweezers, and just start pulling. (Thanks, Joey Tribbiani.)
  • The Closer (TNT, 9pm):  “Provenza gets in hot water when he loses evidence from a successfully executed sting operation.” Somebody better buy the boss a box a chocolates asap.
  • The Mole (ABC, 10pm):  “The mole’s last victim and the Mole are revealed in the fifth-season finale after all 12 players reunite.” If a mole is revealed but nobody’s there to see it, will a show get whacked?

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Feist Performs 1234 on Sesame Street

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Daytime, Kids, Music, PBS, Video,

Okay - this was just too cute not pass on.

If you don’t have a reason to watch on a regular basis, you can have your brief moment of childish fun here. For the show’s upcoming premiere, Feist has put together a special version of its song ‘1234.’

Warning: If you’ve worked hard to get that iPod commercial out of your head, this may not be the best clip for you to watch.


Sesame Street‘s 39th season begins on August 11.


Preview Daytime Emmy Nominees Via YouTube

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Award Shows, Daytime, ABC, CBS, Video,

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Have you ever watched an awards show and wondered who all the nominees were? Have you ever tuned into the and realized your soaps were all on one network?

Well - if you’re in need of a little more enlightenment, YouTube just might be able to help. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has partnered with the website to offer clips of the nominees for this year’s Daytime Emmy Awards. Videos for 13 different categories (57 nominees) can be found on one page.

At the 35th annual event event, CBS will be leading the pack with a total of 56 nominations. (PBS follows with 44; ABC has 39.) The Young and the Restless tops the contenders with 17 mentions while Guiding Light, and Sesame Street are all tied at 13.

The Daytime Emmys air June 20th on .

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