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  1. Mitt Romney Says 'I Love Big Bird,' But Threatens PBS Funding Cuts in Debate

    8:16 pm 10/3/2012

    The GOP candidate had a strong first debate, though one of the more enduring moments of the night was not quite what he intended.Read more

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  2. German Comedian Dirk Bach Dead at 51

    11:30 am 10/1/2012

    He was a fixture on TV with roles ranging from "Sesame Street" to hosting the reality show "I'm a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here!"Read more

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  3. 'The Voice' Spoofed by 'Sesame Street' (Video)

    4:27 pm 8/8/2012

    Carson Daly, Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green and Blake Shelton will appear as puppets on PBS' upcoming season.Read more

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  4. Sesame Street Mimics The Voice

    3:53 pm 8/8/2012

    For the premiere of season 43 Sesame Street tackles NBC's singing competition 'The Voice'. Read more

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  5. 'Sesame Street' Movie in the Works from Fox (Exclusive)

    6:05 pm 6/19/2012

    UPDATED: The studio has picked up the movie rights to the iconic children’s television show with longtime show writer Joey Mazzarino on board to pen the script.Read more

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  6. U.S. Stops Funding Pakistani Version of 'Sesame Street'

    4:45 am 6/6/2012

    The decision comes amid corruption allegations against the local partner behind the TV show that includes old favorites, such as Elmo, and original Pakistani characters.Read more

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  7. New York Senator Says Red Tape Holding Up Planned Outdoor Production Studio

    9:33 am 5/4/2012

    Ninety-year-old Kaufman Astoria Studios in Queens, New York is awaiting approval on expansion from National Park Service.Read more

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  8. Parents Petition for 'Sesame Street' To Feature Breastfeeding (Video)

    4:31 pm 1/10/2012

    Nearly 3,000 people have signed their names in support of bringing the maternal practice back on the PBS show's airwaves. Read more

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  9. Mitt Romney Claims He'll Cut Off Funding for PBS, Says He Wants Advertisements on 'Sesame Street' (Video)

    5:56 pm 12/28/2011

    "We're not going to kill Big Bird," the GOP presidential candidate told supporters in Iowa, who also added that he'll "stop certain programs."Read more

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  10. 'Sesame Street' Debuts in Afghanistan

    2:33 pm 12/2/2011

    The tried-and-true children's program has partnered with Tolo TV and Lemar TV to produce, Baghch-e-Simsim, a local version with Muppets from the show. Read more

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