Sesame Street

WATCH: Elmo and Craig Robinson "Do It For The Vine" (VIDEO)




Leave it to Elmo to make us smile on a hectic Friday. The beloved Sesame Street character has done his own version of the "Do It For The Vine" social media phenomenon. That's famed comedian Craig Robinson (The Office, Pineapple Express) lending an assist. READ MORE

Sesame Street Spoofs Homeland! (VIDEO)

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Some of the best popular culture spoofs on television continue to be found on PBS Daytime's classic kids program Sesame Street. Following hilarious send-ups of Downton Abbey and Sons of Anarchy, comes a muppet homage to Showtime's hit thriller Homeland.

Will Operative Carrie be able to out a wolf in sheep's clothing? Watch the video after the jump! READ MORE

Sesame Street Spoofs Sons of Anarchy (VIDEO)




Sorry, Saturday Night Live. Television's go-to program for smart parodies of popular shows is now Sesame Street! The PBS Daytime staple recently paid homage to gritty, cable serial Sons of Anarchy. The muppets' comedic efforts to teach kids about iambic pentameter via the sketch "Sons of Poetry" even received Kurt Sutter's stamp of approval.

Tweeted the SOA creator:



Watch "Sons of Poetry" after the jump!
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Daytime Television's Longest-Running Gay Couple Covers The New Yorker



The Young and the Restless fave Greg Rikaart isn't the only daytime television star rejoicing over DOMA and Prop 8 being kicked to the curb. Sesame Street's Bert is thrilled to finally be able to make an honest man out of Ernie! READ MORE

Bold and Beautiful's Brad Bell: "Ron Weaver Will Forever Remain in Our Hearts"

 




On the heels of the passing of The Young and the Restless' Jeanne Cooper, the Bell television dynasty has been rocked by the death of another longterm employee and friend. Ron Weaver, who for almost three decades worked as a producer on The Bold and the Beautiful, died on May 11. He was 75.

Before entering the world of daytime dramas in 1986, ahead of the launch of B&B, Weaver was part of the original creative team behind Sesame Street. I reached out to B&B showrunner Bradley Bell for his thoughts on Weaver's passing and his legacy.

"I am saddened to learn of the passing of Ron Weaver," said Bell. "Ron was talented, a good friend to all of us, and a 26 year producer of The Bold and the Beautiful.  He will be missed, will always be remembered and will forever remain in our hearts."

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Controversial Ex-Elmo Performer Kevin Clash Receives Daytime Emmy Nomination



The man accused of tickling a whole lot more than Elmo received a Daytime Emmy nomination today. Ex-Sesame Street puppeteer Kevin Clash is nominated for Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series. READ MORE