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Caroll Spinney, Big Bird Muppeteer for Nearly 50 Years, Dies at 85

Caroll Spinney, the big-hearted Muppeteer who climbed inside a claustrophobic feathered costume to play the beloved 'Sesame Street' character Big Bird for almost a half-century, has died. He was 85.

‘Sesame Street’ Moving to HBO Max in 5-Year Deal

There will be a new way to get to 'Sesame Street' in 2020: The beloved children's series is moving from HBO to streaming platform HBO Max for its 51st season.

Partners in Design: New ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Marvel’ Apparel, Cardi B and Offset to Debut Headphones

In the latest Partners in Design: Moschino celebrates the Trolls' 60th anniversary, Puma celebrates 'Sesame Street's' 50th and Etro gets excited for the next 'Star Wars' installment.

Stephen Colbert and Oscar the Grouch Sing About Whether Things Will Get Better or Worse

Oscar the Grouch joined Stephen Colbert in a musical performance about depressing current events on Tuesday's episode of 'The Late Show.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: My 50-Year Friendship With Big Bird and ‘Sesame Street’

Hollywood Reporter contributor Kareem Abdul- Jabbar talks about first meeting Big Bird in 1969 and seeing 'Sesame Street's' influence on his children.

‘Sesame Street’ Movie’s Writer-Director Reveals Plot Details

"It's going to be big," promises Portlandia's Jonathan Krisel, who's been hired to write and direct a still-untitled Sesame Street feature in development at Warner Bros.

Childhood Heroes or Poor Role Models? Meet the Muppets Evicted From ‘Sesame Street’

Even 'Sesame Street' has learned one or two hard lessons over the decades after facing troubled times with some of their muppets.

‘Sesame Street’: Meet the New Puppeteer Inside Big Bird

Matt Vogel, the puppeteer who took over the role of Big Bird last year, talks about being the "best version" of the iconic character he can be: "You really feel the weight of it."

Where ‘Sesame Street’ Gets Its Funding — and How It Nearly Went Broke

With operating costs of more than $100? million a year, 'Sesame Street' was at one point barely bringing in enough money to stay afloat.

50 Years of Sunny Days on ‘Sesame Street’: Behind the Scenes of TV’s Most Influential Show Ever

As Sesame Street celebrates being on-air for five decades, its producers offer extraordinary access behind the scenes of TV’s longest-running and most influential kids’ show ever — and reveal how a $100 million-a-year mainstay nearly went out of business.

‘Sesame Street’ Introduces First Homeless Muppet

'Sesame Street' hit another milestone when it introduced the first homeless character, Lily, a pink Muppet with multicolored braids who reveals that she and her parents have lost their home.

Anne Hathaway Eyes Starring Role in ‘Sesame Street’ Movie

Anne Hathaway is being eyed for the starring role in a 'Sesame Street' feature film at Warner Bros.