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Elmo Puppeteer Kevin Clash Resigns

Kevin Clash, the longtime voice and puppeteer behind Sesame Street’s Elmo character, has resigned in the aftermath of allegations that he had an underage sexual relationship. In a ... Continue Reading →
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Sesame Street Launches Elmo Story Collection App

Sesame Workshop and Impelsys today announced the launch of the Sesame Street Elmo Story Collection App for iPad. The newly released app includes six popular Elmo titles, including three ... Continue Reading →
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JibJab Founders Launch New Kids Property

Gregg and Evan Spiridellis and their successful Internet enterprise JibJab are entering the kids IP market this week with the launch of their new multiplatform property StoryBots. ... Continue Reading →
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Count Puppeteer Jerry Nelson Dies at 78

Jerry Nelson, the Emmy-winning puppeteer best known for playing the famous Count von Count on Sesame Street, died Thursday (August 23) of unspecified causes, according to CBC Radio-Canada. ... Continue Reading →
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The Most Shocking Cartoon Ever Made!

If the Annie Awards ever decided to create a category for Outstanding Achievement in Horrifyingly Bad Taste in Animation, 1989’s Quiet Please would be the hands-on winner. Nearly ... Continue Reading →
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Cookie Monster Takes Bite Out of App Store

The summer holiday is the perfect time to take a bite out a delicious new Cookie Monster App, produced by Sesame Workshop and the Callaway Digital Arts. The Great Cookie Thief, is available ... Continue Reading →
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Nick’s ‘Penguins of Madagascar’ Wins Another Emmy

Nickelodeon’s popular animated series Penguins of Madagascar took home the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Children’s Animated Program on Saturday (June 23). The National Academy of ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Finds the Way to ‘Sesame Street’ Movie

It looks like Bert, Ernie and Big Bird are going to be starring in another big-screen adventure. The Hollywood Reporter announced that 20th Century Fox has picked up the movie rights ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Legend June Foray Wins Her First Emmy

Dynamic voice actress June Foray finally took home her first Emmy last night at age 94. The animation legend, who is best known for voicing Rocky the Flying Squirrel in the Rocky and ... Continue Reading →
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Licensing Expo Spotlights Coming Toon Attractions

We had the chance to visit the colorful Licensing Expo in Las Vegas this week, where thousands of our favorite animated and vfx-driven brands were basking in the limelight (June 12-14). ... Continue Reading →