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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. '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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  6. 'The Muppets' Cast Becomes Part of the 'Mahna Mahna Phenomahna' (Video)

    10:33 pm 11/22/2011

    Rashida Jones, Neil Patrick Harris and Sarah Silverman join Kermit the Frog and others on the song, which previously made appearances on "The Muppet Show" and "Sesame Street."Read more

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  7. Microsoft's Kinect for Xbox 360 Teams With Disney for Fun, Sesame Workshop for Learning Products

    1:06 pm 10/18/2011

    The company wants to redefine learning with interactive TV, book and games offers that allow users to interact with the likes of Grover and Cookie Monster and let kids play with characters from "The Incredibles," "Toy Story 3" and "Cars 2." Read more

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  8. 'Sesame Street' Website Hacked With Porn

    7:03 am 10/17/2011

    The kid-friendly show's YouTube page was taken offline after explicit Muppets videos were posted.Read more

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  9. Elmo Defends Redheads on 'Conan' (Video)

    11:03 am 10/12/2011

    The Sesame Street Muppet made a PSA announcement on the TBS late-night show. Read more

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  10. 'Modern Family's' Sofia Vergara Teaches Elmo the Spanish Dance on 'Sesame Street' (Video)

    12:53 pm 10/4/2011

    The actress keeps it hot and classy for Hispanic Heritage Month.Read more

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