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Emmy-winning producer of The Bold and the Beautiful and Sesame Street's The Children's Television Workshop, Ron Weaver, died Thursday at age 75 in Los Angeles.
Weaver began with the soap, , a sister show to The Young and the Restless, when it started in 1987 and only left the show weeks ago in April after 27 years. He won three daytime Emmys for overseeing thousands of episodes of The Bold and the Beautiful, which follows the rich Californian Forresters family and is the most watched soap opera in the world.
Who doesn't love free stuff? Comic book fans — and those who'd like to be — can pick up free samples on Saturday during the 12th annual Free Comic Book Day. The event, which will be hosted at over 2,000 comic book shops across the country, features dozens of special limited editions including Superman, Star Wars, Archie and The Smurfs. More than four and a half million copies are expected to be distributed during the day, which aims to introduce newcomers to the genre.
Amelia Heinle, Marcy Rylan, Melody Thomas Scott
CBS' The Young and the Restless leads the pack of Daytime Emmy Award nominees, which were announced on Wednesday morning.
The Young and the Restless scored 23 nominations, helping CBS to become the most-nominated network this year with 50 total nods. PBS, which broadcasts Sesame Street, was right behind with 44.
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There wasn't much to smile about this week in the wake of the deadly explosions at Monday's Boston Marathon. Our favorite videos of the week include Stephen Colbert's monologue dedicated to the victims of the bombings. And thanks to our partners at Tubefilter, we're also bringing you first looks at the new seasons of online series Burning Love and Little Women, Big Cars. Check out those clips and more in this week's roundup of Top Videos.
Jane Nebel Henson died in her Connecticut home on Tuesday after a lengthy battle with cancer, The Jim Henson Company announced. She was 78 years old.
A New York City native, she met Jim Henson in a puppetry class at the University of Maryland, College Park when they were both freshmen. The two created and performed together on a...
Upside Downton Abbey
First there was Birdwalk Empire, and now there's Upside Downton Abbey. Sesame Street parodied the popular British import last week, as part of a lesson about the effects of gravity.
Sesame Street will finally address divorce in an upcoming segment, Time magazine reports.
For the past two years, researchers, writers and producers from Sesame Workshop have been working on a segment to tackle divorce directly.
"We want kids to understand that they're not alone, and that it's not their fault," Lynn Chwatsky, Sesame Workshop's vice president of outreach initiatives, said.
Kevin Clash, the longtime voice of Elmo who stepped down last month, has been sued by a fourth accuser who alleges that while he was a minor he also had a sexual relationship with the Sesame Street puppeteer, TMZ reports.
The accuser filed the suit in federal court in New York under...
Our favorite online videos this week range from the cute to the downright weird. In keeping with the holiday spirit, we've got First Dog Bo Obama inspecting the White House Christmas decorations, rapper DMX singing "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," and Jimmy Fallon, Mariah Carey and The Roots teaming up for a spirited rendition of "All I Want For Christmas Is You." But it's not all about the tinsel. We're also re-obsessed with Sesame Street's take on Boardwalk Empire, a patient pug teaching his feline sibling a lesson, and a mashup of the 50 best pop songs of 2012. Check out those videos and more below:
Elmo, Kevin Clash
A third man has come forward accusing former Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash of having sex with him when he was a minor, The New York Post reports.
According to the lawsuit filed on Tuesday in Manhattan Federal Court, the incident happened when the plaintiff, named in the papers as John Doe and who's now in his late 20s, was 16.