Ken Scarborough

Head Writer, Sesame Street

Ken Scarborough is a longtime writer for children’s television. Scarborough’s head writing credits include Curious George, Martha Speaks, Pocoyo, Arthur, and Doug. He served as a staff writer on NBC’s Saturday Night Live.  For Sesame Workshop, Scarborough developed Bert and Ernie’s Great Adventures.

Scarborough serves as Executive Producer and Head Writer of the Amazon series If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, which premieres in 2017.

Other writing credits include Between the Lions and The Adventures of Pete & Pete.  He has received four Emmy awards for his work and six further nominations.

As Head Writer for Sesame Street, Scarborough’s responsibilities include generating storylines for episodes, revising and editing scripts, and developing new formats.