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Costumed 'Cookie Monster' arrested after shoving 2-year-old

Apparently some guys who dress up in monster costumes take their jobs literally. But being monstrous is a terrible idea when you're...

Elmo puppeteer's accuser recants allegations of underage sexual relationship

In a statement of his own, Clash, 52, the puppeteer and voice behind popular red Muppet Elmo, said, "I am relieved that this painful...

Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash takes leave from 'Sesame Street,' denies sexual allegations

Updated 1 p.m. ET: Kevin Clash, the puppeteer behind "Sesame Street's" Elmo since 1985, has taken a leave of absence from the show...

Jerry Nelson, man behind 'Sesame Street's' Count, dies at 78

Jerry Nelson, the skilled puppeteer who played "Sesame Street's" math-addicted vampire Count von Count, has died, The Jim Henson Company...

'Sesame Street' spoofs 'The Voice' in new sneak peek

When "Sesame Street" returns for season 43 this fall, the kids' educational TV staple will boast even more of the show sendups, song...

The 10 best celeb visits on 'Sesame Street'

The new season of “Sesame Street” kicks off on Monday, and like many seasons before it, in addition to the academic basics and Muppet fun...

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'Sesame Street' mocks Spider-Man musical woes

Broadway’s favorite web slinger is finally in the now-injury-free swing of things in “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark,” but the show's past...

Jake Gyllenhaal can't hide on 'Shalom Sesame'

"Source Code" star Jake Gyllenhaal sure can act, but hiding things? Not so much, apparently. The actor showed off his skill at concealing...

Oscar the Grouch reveals his Oscar predictions

“Sesame Street’s” resident trash enthusiast, Oscar the Grouch, took a break from his usual grump and garbage routine to chime in on the...

Cookie Monster's 'SNL' dream comes true

Just one month after Cookie Monster released his “Saturday Night Live” audition video and started his Betty White-worthy Facebook...

Katy Perry gets back at 'Sesame Street' on 'The Simpsons'

Looks like Katy Perry isn't quite over that “Sesame Street” snub she received in September, when the PBS staple caved to parental...

Cookie Monster wants to host 'SNL'

Watching "Sesame Street" as a kid, I thought the only thing Cookie Monster wanted in life was cookies and more coooooooookies! Apparently...

Lil Jon crunks up 'Sesame Street' theme song

There are certain shows from early childhood that bring back fond memories: "Mr. Rogers," "The Smurfs," "The Muppet Show" and of course,...

'Sesame Street' does 'True Blood'

My "Sesame Street" days are faaaaar behind me, but I may just have to set my DVR for this!