Articles Tagged ‘Sesame Workshop’
Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit behind Sesame Street, will team up with public-private Ounce of Prevention Fund to create a digital platform that develops parents’ understanding of early education for children.
Sesame Street episodes will debut on China-based BesTV’s VOD platforms, including IPTV, digital TV and OTT devices. The agreement between BestTV New Media and the non-profit org Sesame Workshop also includes content licensing, digital marketing, mobile apps and co-development of educational content.
Sesame Workshop, HIT Entertainment and Nelvana Enterprises are now set to see their shows stream on the new YOU Kids On Demand subscription service that’s set to launch in China later this year.
The Muppets are headed for the BBC as Sesame Workshop and CBeebies are set to co-produce for the first time a new children’s show entitled The Furchester, which will debut next fall.
While it’s been a busy spring for Sesame Workshop, which recently picked up six Daytime Emmy Awards and surpassed one billion YouTube views for Sesame Street, the latest news from the non-profit organization is that it’s cutting its work force by 30 employees.
Maura Regan, SVP and GM of global consumer products at Sesame Workshop, will be among the four women from the fashion, real estate and entertainment industries being honored by charities Kids In Distressed Situations (K.I.D.S.) and Fashion Delivers on June 6 in New York.