Press Releases

Recent Press Releases

October 16, 2019

SESAME STREET’S HISTORIC 50TH SEASON KICKS OFF NOVEMBER 9TH, 2019, WITH A STAR-STUDDED PRIMETIME SPECIAL

October 9, 2019

Sesame Workshop Launches Initiative to Support Children Affected by Parental Addiction

October 8, 2019

Sesame Workshop Releases Major New Study on the Role of Social Identities in Children's Lives

October 3, 2019

HBO Max and Sesame Workshop Announce New Content Partnership Cementing a Shared Commitment to Kids and Families

September 9, 2019

Turn Everyday Moments into Learning Adventures with Sesame Street’s Ready For School!: A Parent’s Guide to Playful Learning for Children Ages 2 to 5

August 19, 2019

Sesame Street Helps Families Adjust to Caring for Wounded, Ill, or Injured Military Servicemembers and Veterans

August 5, 2019

Big Bird, Elmo, and Friends Conclude Nationwide Summer Road Trip Celebrating Sesame Street's 50th Anniversary

June 22, 2019

Sesame Street Forever Stamps Brought to You by the Letters U - S - P - S

May 31, 2019

Sesame Place® and Sesame Workshop Celebrate the Grand Opening of New Sesame Street Neighborhood

May 30, 2019

At 17th Annual Benefit, Sesame Workshop Honors Former First Lady Michelle Obama and Celebrates Sesame Street’s Landmark 50th Anniversary

May 28, 2019

The LEGO Foundation and Sesame Workshop Release Research Findings Highlighting the Importance of Playful Learning in Parent-Child Relationships

May 20, 2019

Sesame Workshop Launches New Initiative to Support Children in Foster Care

May 6, 2019

Sesame Workshop and Nelvana Greenlight Season 2 of Award-Winning Esme & Roy to Air on HBO in the U.S. and Treehouse in Canada in 2020

February 4, 2019

Sesame Street Celebrates 50 Years and Counting

April 12, 2019

Sesame Workshop Selects Camden, NJ as New Community for Early Childhood Initiative

April 1, 2019

Julia’s New Sesame Street Muppet Family Debuts as Part of Autism Initiative

March 27, 2019

SeaWorld Entertainment and Sesame Workshop Announce Opening of Sesame Street® at SeaWorld Orlando

March 21, 2019

Sesame Workshop to Honor First Lady Michelle Obama at 50th Anniversary Gala on May 29th, 2019

March 19, 2019

Michael Preston Named New Executive Director of the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop

March 1, 2019

Blue Lizard Australian Sunscreen Partners with Sesame Workshop for Fun in the Sun Educational Content

February 26, 2019

Takalani Sesame, LEGO Foundation Launch 'Learning Through Play' Initiative to Reach Millions of Children and Caregivers Across South Africa

February 13, 2019

MetLife Foundation and Sesame Workshop Expand “Dream, Save, Do: Financial Empowerment for Families”

February 4, 2019

Sesame Street Celebrates 50 Years and Counting

December 12, 2018

Sesame Workshop Launches Nationwide Initiative to Address the Impact of Homelessness Among America’s Youngest Children

December 5, 2018

The LEGO Foundation Awards $100 million to Sesame Workshop to Bring the Power of Learning through Play to Children Affected by the Rohingya and Syrian Refugee Crises

November 30, 2018

Brand New Series Cookie Monster’s Foodie Truck Launches on Tiny Pop Next Week

November 27, 2018

Leaders and Most Promising Ventures in Early Childhood Development Convene at First-of-Its-Kind Early Futures Event

November 12, 2018

Warner Music Group’s Arts Music & Sesame Workshop Partner to Re-launch Sesame Street Records

November 12, 2018

UNIQLO Launches “Cards for Hope” Campaign in Support of Sesame Workshop and the International Rescue Committee’s Program for Refugee Children in the Middle East

October 29, 2018

Sesame Workshop Debuts 49th Season of Sesame Street on HBO on Saturday, November 10, 2018

October 17, 2018

Puppeteer Caroll Spinney Announces Retirement from Sesame Street

September 27, 2018

Toda City and Sesame Workshop Introduce First Formal Sesame Street Curriculum For Schools in Japan

August 30, 2018

Joan Ganz Cooney to receive IBC2018 International Honour for Excellence

August 29, 2018

Sesame Workshop Awards Development Deals to Two Emerging Writers in Second Annual “Sesame Street Writers’ Room” Fellowship

August 1, 2018

Shout! Factory and Sesame Workshop Announce Home Entertainment Distribution Deal

July 25, 2018

Sesame Workshop and Nelvana to Debut Original Animated Series “Esme & Roy” on HBO in the U.S. and on Treehouse in Canada, August 18

July 19, 2018

McGraw-Hill Education and Sesame Workshop Announce Collaboration to Bring Enhanced Curricula to Classrooms – and Families – Around the Country

July 2, 2018

Sesame Workshop Names New Licensing Agents for Sesame Street in UK, Eire, and the Benelux

June 27, 2018

Steve Youngwood and Sherrie Westin, Who Have Played Pivotal Roles in the Organization’s Global Growth, Named to Newly-Created Divisional President Positions