Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 68. Chapters: Sesame Workshop, History of Sesame Street, Sesame Street research, Influence of Sesame Street,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 68. Chapters: Sesame Workshop, History of Sesame Street, Sesame Street research, Influence of Sesame Street, Educational goals of Sesame Street, Sesame Street media, Sesame Street Emmy awards and nominations, Bert and Ernies Great Adventures, Children and Television, Snuffys Parents Get a Divorce, Format of Sesame Street, Street Gang, Pop culture influenced by Sesame Street, The Joan Ganz Cooney Center, List of Anything Muppets, Music of Sesame Street, List of awards and nominations received by Sesame Street, Sesame Place, Sesame Street licensing, Tickle Me Elmo, Sesame Beginnings, Hoopers Store, Play with Me Sesame, List of Sesame Street video releases, Rumors and urban legends regarding Sesame Street, Sesame Street Live, Sesame Street: Old School, Sesame Street, New York, New York, CinderElmo, 123 Sesame Street, Tickle Me Ernie, Elmo Live.
Excerpt: The preschool educational television program Sesame Street has aired on public broadcasting television stations since its premiere on November 10, 1969. Featuring Jim Hensons Muppets, animation, live shorts, humor, and celebrity appearances, it was the first television program of its kind to base its contents and production values on laboratory and formative research, and the first to include a curriculum detailed or stated in terms of measurable outcomes.
Initial responses to the show included adulatory reviews, some controversy, and high ratings. By its 40th anniversary in 2009, Sesame Street was broadcast in over 120 countries, and 20 independent international versions had been produced. The show was conceived in 1966 during discussions between television producer Joan Ganz Cooney and Carnegie Corporation vice president Lloyd Morrisett.
Their goal was to create a childrens television show that would master the addictive qualities of television and do something good with th...