Articles Tagged ‘Sesame Workshop’
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.
Publications Internationals is adding some Sesame Street-inspired flavor to its iCookbook 3.1 recipe platform. The publisher has teamed with Sesame Workshop to feature a new recipe collection for kids and parents called Sesame Street’s Silly Snacks.
For the first time, Sesame Workshop will be participating in the public and industry programming at the 16th annual TIFF Kids International Film Festival, which is set take place in Toronto, Canada, from April 9 to 21.