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Shawn Levy To Produce Sesame Street Film

20th June 2012

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...

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Muppets Fail To Break Breaking Dawn's Hold On First Place

5th December 2011

Where's Oscar the Grouch when you need him? Many box-office forecasters had predicted that this would be the weekend when Disney's The Muppets took over first place from Summit Entertainment's The Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn...

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Oscar The Grouch To Host The Oscars?

10th November 2011

In a radio interview more than 35 years ago, the late Jim Henson and Frank Oz discussed the possibility of doing a Muppets sketch in which Oscar the Grouch would host -- what else? The...

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Early Sesame Street Deemed Unfit For Today's Kids

19th November 2007

DVDs of early seasons of Sesame Street bear a warning to parents that they may not be appropriate for small children, the New York Times observed today (Monday). Carol-Lynn Parente, executive producer of Sesame Street...

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Degeneres Triumphs At Daytime Emmys

29th April 2006

Gay funnywoman ELLEN DeGENERES triumphed at the Daytime Emmys yesterday (28APR06) for a second year running, scooping two gongs for her talk show ELLEN. The TV award ceremony, held in Los Angeles for the...

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Young + The Restless Leads Daytime Emmy Nominations

9th February 2006

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...

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Sesame Street Star To Be Honoured

20th January 2006

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...

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