Sesame Street to Air on HBO Before PBS

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

Sesame Street to air on HBO before PBS as part of a deal to boost the number of episodes

For the next five years, the number of Sesame Street episodes will soar from 18 to 35 per year. The new episodes will be shown on HBO at first. After nine months, they’ll air on PBS. “Sesame Workshop’s new partnership does not change the fundamental role PBS and stations play in the lives of families,” says an HBO spokesperson.


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