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New 'Sesame Street' Deal Is All About Economics

Under a new partnership between HBO and Sesame Street, PBS stations will screen new episodes of the children's show nine months after they appear on HBO. NPR's Scott Simon talks to media correspondent David Folkenflik.
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'Show Me A Hero' Offers A Nuanced Take On Public Housing Discrimination

David Simon's new HBO mini-series, Show Me a Hero, examines racial biases in New York City's public housing laws. Critic David Bianculli says, "This 25-year-old true story couldn't seem more timely."
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HBO To Air Exclusive New Episodes Of 'Sesame Street'

The not-for-profit company that produces the children's TV show Sesame Street has struck a five-year deal with premium cable channel HBO. Older episodes of the show will still be available on PBS.
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'Sesame Street' Heads To HBO. Is It A Win-Win For Kids?

Will the deal with HBO mean Elmo and Big Bird reach fewer low-income children ... or more?

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'Sesame Street' To Air Next 5 Seasons On HBO

After the first nine months of airing new episodes exclusively on HBO, Sesame Street will also be available on PBS for free. NPR takes a look at the agreement and its possible consequences.
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Sesame Street's New ABCs: On PBS And Now HBO

For the next five seasons of Sesame Street, episodes will air first on HBO before they're made available to PBS for free nine months later.
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Norway 'Slow TV' Event To Broadcast Reindeer Migration

The event on NRK, Norway's national broadcaster, will only last a week. The project manager says anything more would be "too slow — even for slow TV."
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A Comedian And An Angry Kid Find An Unexpected Connection On Twitter

When you're yelling on the Internet, it's hard to remember that there's a real person on the receiving end. But comedian Chris Gethard recently connected with a kid who sent him a foul-mouthed tweet.
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'Little House On The Prairie' Actress Runs For Congress. Can She Win?

Melissa Gilbert is running for a congressional seat in Michigan. She's the latest in a long line of celebrities with political aspirations.
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HBO's 'Hard Knocks' Takes Fans Inside Houston Texans' Training Camp

The NFL Films show Hard Knocks kicks off its 10th season Tuesday on HBO. The show goes behind the scenes at an NFL team's training camp. This year, it's the Houston Texans under the spotlight.

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