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

December 15, 2017

Sesame Workshop Promotes Shadrach Kisten to Chief Technology Officer

December 11, 2017

“Sesame Street in Kumamoto” Financial Empowerment Film and Panel Debut at TEDxKumamoto

December 8, 2017

Iftah Ya Simsim Partners with YouTube’s Creators for Change to Amplify Voices of Tolerance and Empathy

November 29, 2017

CCTV Children’s Channel and Sesame Workshop Continue Long Tradition of Collaboration on New Content for China

November 20, 2017

Ben Lehmann Named Executive Producer of Sesame Street

November 13, 2017

Sesame Workshop Names Mattel its New Master Toy Licensee for Latin America

October 17, 2017

Sesame Street, World Vision Partnership Expands to 11 Countries, Now Reaching Syrian Refugee Children with Lifesaving Health and Hygiene Lessons

October 10, 2017

Sesame Street Debuts 48th Season on HBO November 11th, 2017 with Primetime Special and New Cookie Monster Food Segment

October 6, 2017

Sesame Workshop Launches Groundbreaking Initiative to Help Children Cope with Traumatic Experiences

September 19, 2017

Sesame Workshop and The International Rescue Committee Named as Finalist in Global Competition for $100 Million Grant

September 19, 2017

P&G and Sesame Workshop Partner to Promote Gender Equality

September 11, 2017

Sesame Workshop Names Ed Wells Head of International Media and Education

September 11, 2017

Sesame Street Holiday Special Wins Primetime Emmy

August 30, 2017

Sesame Street Ebooks Now Available from ODILO

August 16, 2017

Sesame Workshop Spreads Kindness with Elmo’s #ShareTheLaughter Challenge, Launching on National Tell-a-Joke Day

July 20, 2017

Sesame Workshop Awards Development Deals to Two Sesame Street Writers’ Room Fellows

July 17, 2017

Chrysler Brand Announces Sponsorship and Support of Sesame Street

June 29, 2017

Sesame Workshop Debuts New Afghan Muppet, a 4-year-old Boy Named Zeerak, on Co-Production Baghch-e-Simsim

June 6, 2017

IBM Watson and Sesame Workshop Introduce Intelligent Play and Learning Platform on IBM Cloud

June 1, 2017

Sesame Workshop’s 15th Annual Benefit Celebrates Kindness with Honors for the International Rescue Committee and Hasbro

May 26, 2017

Takalani Sesame and the LEGO Foundation Team Up to Celebrate World Play Day and Promote Children’s Learning Through Play

May 18, 2017

SeaWorld Entertainment and Sesame Workshop Announce Expanded Partnership to Include New Sesame Place Theme Park

May 10, 2017

Sesame Workshop to Pilot New Initiative in Kansas City, MO to Raise Smarter, Stronger, Kinder Kids

April 18, 2017

Sesame Street and Google Earth Partner to Showcase Sesame Street’s Muppet Girls from Around the World

March 29, 2017

Sesame Street Muppets Join Researchers and Advocates to Discuss Early Results of Autism Initiative