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Young and the Restless Leads Daytime Emmy Nominations

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 41st Annual Daytime Emmys Thursday, with The Young and the Restless scoring 26 nods. The Bold and the Beautiful received with 18 nominations, followed by General Hospital's 16.

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Season 43, Episode 1
Mario Lopez starts a rumor that Cookie Monster has become "The Veggie Monster."

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Season 9, Episode 137
Bert gets his nephew ready for a bath.

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Season 9, Episode 214
Kermit climbs up and down the beanstalk.

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Season 38, Episode 185
Sarah Jessica Parker talks about 'sigh'.

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Young and the Restless Leads Daytime Emmy Nominations

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 41st Annual Daytime Emmys Thursday, with The Young and the Restless scoring 26 nods. The Bold and the Beautiful received with 18 nominations, followed by General Hospital's 16.

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Kevin Clash, Voice of Elmo, Cleared of Sex Abuse Charges

Kevin Clash, the voice of Elmo on Sesame Street, has been cleared of sex abuse charges, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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VIDEO: Benedict Cumberbatch Brings Sherlock to Sesame Street


Sherlock
 star Benedict Cumberbatch stopped by Sesame Street recently, but had a tough time convincing Murray Monster (a.k.a. "Murray-arty") that he's not actually a detective — he just plays one on TV.

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5 Downton Abbey Parodies That Are Long Overdue

It's that time of year again, when a TV viewer's fancy turns to thoughts of love for Downton Abbey.
Now that the British period drama is back on Sundays on PBS, be prepared for Bates-and-Anna watercooler chatter, your pals quoting the Dowager Countess and of course parodies, which are this millennium's sincerest form of flattery.

13 reasons to be Downton's Dowager Countess when you grow up

We've seen tributes from P. Diddy, Sesame Street, The Simpsons and Jimmy Fallon, to name a few. With Downton in its fourth season, we're expecting a slew of... read more

Top Videos: Sesame Street Parodies Homeland, De Niro Reads "Wrecking Ball,"

This week, Sesame Street parodied HomelandRobert De Niro and Morgan Freeman performed spoken-word versions of "Wrecking Ball" and "The Fox," andJamie Foxx gave a 15-second summary of the movie Gravity. Also, a son filmed his dad watching and reacting to Breaking Bad, and Nick Offerman kicked off Movember by recalling great moments in mustache history. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos: read more

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Premiered: 1970, on PBS
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Premise: A landmark series set in an ethnically diverse urban neighborhood where every day is a sunny one. It features songs, skits, animation and, of course, Muppets to teach preschoolers basic educational and social concepts. A public-television gem that's older than PBS itself, 'Sesame Street' debuted in 1969 on National Educational Television. Since that time, this influential show has won more Emmys than any other in TV history (more than 90 at last count) and can be seen in more than 140 countries.

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