Press Releases

Recent Press Releases

December 8, 2019

Remembering Legendary Puppeteer Caroll Spinney

November 8, 2019

Empire State Building to Light Tower in Celebration of Sesame Street’s 50th Anniversary; The Mayor’s Office of New York City Declares “Caroll Spinney Day” to Honor Puppeteer Behind Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch

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

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

June 25, 2018

Exclusive Sesame Street Content, with English and Mandarin Language Programs, Debuts on iQIYI

May 31, 2018

At 16th Annual Benefit, Sesame Workshop Announces a Groundbreaking Gift from Peter G. Peterson in Honor of Sesame Street Co-Founder

May 29, 2018

Vewd and Kaltura to Bring Sesame Street to Millions of Families Around the World

May 7, 2018

Nelvana Welcomes Sesame Street to the Neighborhood with Exclusive Canadian Broadcast and Licensing Partnership

April 24, 2018

New Apparel Collaboration For Asia Mark Next Phase of Sesame Street's Fashion and Lifestyle Expansion

April 13, 2018

Sesame Workshop Promotes Michael Levine to Chief Knowledge Officer

April 2, 2018

Sesame Workshop Builds on Success of Julia, First-ever Autistic Muppet, with continued Commitment to Autistic Children & Their Families

February 14, 2018

Sesame Street Debuts New Furry and Fashionable Apparel and Lifestyle Collaborations

February 5, 2018

Sesame Street Muppet Girls From Around the World Visit the U.S. Television Show

February 1, 2018

Sesame Street Celebrates Elmo's Birthday by Kicking Off Inspirational #ELMOtivation Campaign

January 24, 2018

HBO and Sesame Workshop Bring Beloved Characters to Kids and Families in 10 Cities With Traveling "Sesame Street: F is for Friends" Experience

January 10, 2018

Sesame Street for Nod Collection Debuts

January 9, 2018

Second Annual Sesame Street Writers' Room Fellowship Now Accepting Applications

January 8, 2018

Sesame Workshop and Hopster Collaborate to Bring Short-Form Episodes Starring the Beloved Sesame Street Muppets to New Audiences

December 20, 2017

Sesame Workshop & International Rescue Committee Awarded $100 Million for Early Childhood Education of Syrian Refugees

December 18, 2017

Sesame Workshop and CollegePre Continue Collaboration on Sesame Street English in Greater China