The character debuted in May, but the show just announced it would explore her backstory and how kids can deal with parental addiction.
"There is something unexplainable that happens there, some unique alchemy that bubbles up that you just can’t find anywhere else," the former first lady said.
The Sesame Street in Communities program has introduced Karli, a character who lives with her foster parents Clem and Dalia.
Brown Johnson tells The Hollywood Reporter those who don't view the characters as a same-sex couple can rest assured, too.
Lily, a 7-year-old character first featured seven years ago, will face homelessness and teach kids about it.
The puppeteer was also the man behind Oscar The Grouch.
Bert and Ernie being gay might seem absurd to some people, but it matters to me and my family.
A judge ruled that "The Happytime Murders" made a point to differentiate its raunchy crew from the "Sesame Street" cast.
“The Happytime Murders” refers to the classic show in its tagline.
The MacArthur Foundation grant is the largest of its kind.
The video series was launched days after the Las Vegas massacre.
Zeerak, a 4-year-old boy muppet, fights for gender equality and girls' education.
It remains to be seen just how Sesame's move to HBO and its stable funding base will provide new opportunities for the creative and research teams at Sesame Workshop. It's clear that partnerships between public broadcasting and commercial venues have enormous potential.
Can today's edgiest network save the oldest kids show on the block?
For several years now, the most innovative programming on television has come from cable programmers, not broadcasters. Understanding that, Sesame Workshop has made a bold and creative move.