Say “Hi!” to the friendly neighbours there … Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street (poster and trailer)

SNAPSHOT[Street Gang], which inspired by Michael Davis’ New York Times best-selling book of the name, chronicles the improbable origins and expansion of the groundbreaking show that not only changed children’s television programming, but had real-world effects on equality, education, and representation worldwide. The doc features more than 20 interviews with Continue Reading

Can you tell me how to get to The Late Late Show with Big Bird and Grover and …

Happy 50th birthday Sesame Street! It’s a milestone birthday for the much-loved, venerable children’s educational TV program, and amidst a slew of on-air and social media-centred celebrations including a big, fun TV special hosted by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, everyone’s favourite counting and spelling Muppets found their way to James Corden’s The Continue Reading

Goodbye clouds: New Sesame Street book Sunny Day celebrates the show’s iconic song

SNAPSHOT Inspired by the lines of the song written by Joe Raposo with Bruce Hart and Jon Stone, Sunny Day features the artwork of award-winning picture-book illustrators. Each spread features a different artist’s interpretation of the lyrics, resulting in a unique tribute to Sesame Street and the generations of children Continue Reading

Respect, opportunity and joy: The timeless lessons of 50 years of Sesame Street

Sesame Street is 50 years old this year! That’s a lot of words of the day, pearls of wisdom, Grover-led hilarity and learning opportunities dispensed to the children of the world, especially those in disadvantaged situations, and Sesame Workshop, the organisation behind Sesame Street since 1969 when it all began, Continue Reading