‘Sesame Street ’ to Debut on HBO on Saturday
“Sesame Street” will air for the first time on HBO on Saturday and the program’s 46th season brings a new set and feel to the beloved children's series. Oscar the Grouch’s trash can is now joined by a recycling bin, Big Bird has a brand new nest, Abby Cadabby has a new community garden and Elmo has
'GMA' 40th Anniversary: Most Memorable Food Moments From Julia Child to Emeril Lagasse
Some people learn to cook from their mothers. Former co-anchor Joan Lunden says she learned to cook from all of the chefs over the years on " Good Morning America ." Julia Child , the original Queen of television cuisine, started it all, becoming the first "GMA" cooking correspondent in 1980 and
Sesame Street's 1st Muppet With Autism Aims to End Stigma, Promote Understanding
" Sesame Street " is welcoming a new Muppet friend as a part of a new initiative to "help destigmatize autism ," according to the show's producers. The new Muppet's name is Julia, and she's a "preschool girl with autism who does things a little differently when playing with her friends, the lovable
Big Bird Caroll Spinney Reveals 7 Things You Never Knew About 'Sesame Street'
After more than 46 years as Big Bird, Caroll Spinney is telling his long and illustrious story in " I Am Big Bird ," a documentary out today in theaters across the country. Spinney, 81, who also is the actor behind Oscar the Grouch, told ABC News he's "enjoying it all" and was surprised that after
Elmo Says 'Get Vaccinated' in New Video
Turns out even Muppets aren't immune to the need for vaccinations. In a new video released by the U.S. Health and Human Services, Elmo of “ Sesame Street ” joined forces with the U.S. Surgeon General to encourage all children to be up to date on their vaccinations. "I explained to him that, as
Life was Different the Last Time the Royals Were in the World Series
The Kansas City Royals are back in the World Series for the first time in 29 years. The team won its last title on Oct. 27, 1985, topping the St. Louis Cardinals in seven games. This time around, the San Francisco Giants stand in the way of Kansas City’s title hopes. The 2014 World Series opens
Police Handcuff Elmo in Times Square
Bad news, kids. The NYPD has busted "Elmo." "Just another day in Midtown South. Elmo arrested in Times Square #NYPD #TimesSquare #MTS," the New York Police Department tweeted along with a photo of the handcuffed suspect, arrested Tuesday for "aggressive solicitation." More specifically, ABC News
Busy Philipps: My Husband Used Our Wedding Vows in a Channing Tatum Movie
Busy Philipps is an accomplished actress with stints on "Cougar Town," "ER" and "Dawson's Creek," but her husband Marc Silverstein is no slouch either. The screenwriter is known for penning such romantic hits as "He's Just Not That Into You," Valentine's Day" and "The Vow." "It was interesting when
Congress Hearts Hollywood, Experts or Not
Actor Seth Rogen is best known for his role as a pot-smoking jokester in comedic hits like “Knocked Up” and “Pineapple Express,” but he joined the ranks today of other celebrities who have brought their Hollywood star power to Capitol Hill. “Thank you for the...
True Love Reunited: Miss Piggy and Kermit Together Again
ABC News’ Shushannah Walshe and Mary Alice Parks report: WASHINGTON–After a 19 year separation, one of the most famous television couples of all time were reunited today at the Smithsonian. Miss Piggy will finally be joining her beloved Kermit the Frog, thanks to a donation...