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Video: 'Sesame Street' Spoofs 'Spider-Man' Musical

"Sesame Street" always seems to have its finger on the pop culture pulse, and this funny preview of the kid show's newest season, set for September, takes a jab at the Broadway opening of the musical "Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark." After a se...Long-running kid's series takes aim at the new Broadway show.

Video: Bert Interviews Andy Samberg for 'Sesame Street'

When "Saturday Night Live" star Andy Samberg isn't making hilarious videos for grown-ups with Justin Timberlake and Lady Gaga, he's making hilarious videos for kids with Bert from "Sesame Street." The actor sat down with the yellow unibrow fel..."Conversations with Bert" delves deep into the actor's psyche.

Are App Books the New Pop-Up Books?

Kids used to be wowed by the ability to pull a tab and make a little cardboard bee fly back and forth on a page. Now, on an iPad book app, they can tap that bee, hear it buzz, watch it fly figure eights and maybe even swat it with their hand and sm...Remember when pop-up books used to amaze kids? Now iPad book apps are blowing the minds of parents, too.

KidPop News: Sanitized Twain, Hazardous Nintendo and Bawdy Kids' Shows

Amazon Huck Finn Gets Politically Correct In a move that has already begun to stir up rafts of controversy, publisher NewSouth Books announced that, in February, it will release a new edition of Mark Twain's classic "The Adventures ...Get the latest news from the world of children's entertainment.

New Kids' Music: Some of the Best CDs Were Saved for the End of the Year

Some great family music albums have been released throughout 2010, including Frances England's "Mind of My Own," Secret Agent 23 Skidoo's "Underground Playground" and Caspar Babypants' "This is Fun!" But four of my personal favorites squeezed in just...Four musical favorites for kids squeezed in just at the end of the year.

ParentDish's Top 25 Albums for Kids

Kids rock, too! Credit: Getty Images
There are thousands of choices when it comes to music for kids, but which CDs are the best for not only kids, but adults, too? These 25 selections provide musical enjoyment for both parents and their children....
There are thousands of choices when it comes to music for kids, but which CDs are the best for not only kids, but adults, too? These 25 selections provide musical enjoyment for both parents and their children.

KidPop News: The Hub Kills Off Discovery Kids

New children's cable network, The Hub, has sent Discovery Kids to an early grave. Illustration: Christopher Healy
DISCOVERY KIDS CHANNEL DROPS EDUCATIONAL VENEER, BECOMES "THE HUB" If your kids were among the relatively few fans...
The Hub is a joint venture between Discovery Communications and Hasbro -- yes, the toy company. As you might imagine, the Hasbro connection doesn't sit well with some folks.

Play Is Serious Business at New York's Ultimate Block Party

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Get your play on! Ultimate Block Party attracts 30,000 to New York's Central Park.

Katy Perry Too Hot for 'Sesame Street'

Katy Perry was just too hot for "Sesame Street," and the kid's show is canning a recent segment she taped after it left parents cold. "Are you ready to play dress up?" Perry asks Elmo in the spot that's been making the YouTube rounds this week...Katy Perry was just too hot for "Sesame Street," and the kid's show is canning a recent segment she taped for the show after it left parents cold.

Nigeria Gets Its Own Version of 'Sesame Street'

Muppets Kami, left, and Zobi, are the two main characters in Nigeria's upcoming "Sesame Square." Credit: Sesame Workshop / AP
There are grouchy green creatures living in the trash cans. Children grow up alongside 7-foot-tall birds, cookie-addicte...

Reviews: What's New This Week

"Scott Pilgrm vs. the World" out in theaters this week! Credit: Adrien Veczan, AP
Here is a look at what's new this week in family entertainment as adapted from reviews and ratings by Common Sense Media. Click on the links to read the reviews i...

Kids' Music: Fresh & New vs. Tried & True

The children's sections of music stores -- whether online or off -- have never been more crowded. You've not only got the exciting, parent-friendly new wave of family artists, but you'll always have the still-wonderful, nostalgia-inducing old sc...

American Apparel and Sesame Street Collaboration: Cute or Creepy?

Activewear for your little hipster. Courtesy of American Apparel.
When we heard that American Apparel was collaborating with "Sesame Street," our first reaction was: Eww. The very idea of pairing one of America's most beloved children's shows ...

Carrie Underwood Worms Her Way Onto 'Sesame Street'

Carrie Underwood will appear on "Sesame Street" -- as a worm. But that's not a bad thing. See, the "American Idol" winner and country music superstar has a muppet of her very own: Carrie Underworm. Underwood performed "Worm Anthem," an original ...

Is Cookie Monster Morally Superior to SpongeBob?

Is Cookie Monster morally superior to SpongeBob Squarepants? Paula Kerger would say so. She's the president of the Public Broadcasting Service. At a meeting of the Television Critics Association in Pasadena, Calif., last week, she told critic...

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