Arts & Entertainment

'Sesame Street'

TelevisionEntertainmentPBS (tv network)Sesame Street (tv program)Stevie WonderBig Bird (fictional animal)
In 1969, the Children's Television Workshop asked Henson, who was based in New York City producing commercials, to contribute some puppets to its new children's show, "Sesame Street." Henson created Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch, Bert and Ernie and Cookie Monster. The puppet segments proved to... Associated Press