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Big Bird Becomes Unlikely Face Of Presidential Election

Sesame Street star Big Bird has become one of the most unusual individuals to be drawn into the ongoing presidential campaign, after Republican hopeful Mitt Romney announced his intentions to cut federal funding to TV...

Shawn Levy To Produce Sesame Street Film

Shawn Levy is to produce a new 'Sesame Street' movie. The 'Night at the Museum' director will join Michael Aguilar, Mark Gordon and Guymon Casady on the project after 20th Century Fox picked up the...

Will Politicians Save Big Bird From Themselves?

If Republican politicians are successful in their efforts to eliminate funding for public television, the Big Bird broadcasters may be able to find alternative revenue -- from the politicians themselves. In a scantly reported decision,...

The Muppets Get Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

The Muppets have received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Jim Henson-created puppet group - made up of characters Miss Piggy, Kermit the Frog and Fozzie Bear among many others - turned...

Sesame Street To Promote Racial Tolerance

Enduring US kids TV show SESAME STREET is being exported to former warzone Kosovo in a bid to promote racial diversity. In 26 special episodes, broadcast in Serbian and Albanian languages, ELMO, COOKIE MONSTER and...

Young + The Restless Leads Daytime Emmy Nominations

Top US soap THE YOUNG + THE RESTLESS will be leading the way at America's Daytime Emmys in April (06) after grabbing an astonishing 18 nominations yesterday (08FEB06). Despite failing to land any of...

Sesame Street Star To Be Honoured

The man behind SESAME STREET regulars BIG BIRD and OSCAR THE GROUCH is to be honoured at this year's (06) Daytime Emmy Awards for his puppeteering skills. CARROLL SPINNEY, who has been a puppeteer...

Body Found On Big Bird's Estate

Actor CARROLL SPINNEY, best known as BIG BIRD in SESAME STREET, is reeling after the body of a female jogger was found on his property. The body of social worker JUDITH NILAN was found...

Julianne Thrilled To Visit Sesame Street

Movie star JULIANNE MOORE turned her recent visit to SESAME STREET into a family affair - by insisting her daughter LIV have a starring role in the show. The actress admits she's been a...

Sesame Street's Big Bird To Release Autobiography

The man behind the iconic childrens' TV character BIG BIRD is to release an autobiography. CAROLL SPINNEY is telling the story of his rise to costumed learning-based entertainment in the book THE WISDOM...

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