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Sesame Street's 50th season will premiere on HBO.

Production

Production started in September 2018 with celebrity and Muppet segments being taped on a stylized Sesame Street set during the week of September 10th.[1] Filming of episodes began on October 15, 2018.[2] Caroll Spinney's final vocal performances as Big Bird and Oscar were recorded for this season.[3]

Celebrities who visited the set during production of the season include Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Michael Che, Misty Copeland, Terry Crews, Josh Gad, Dave Grohl, Kathryn Hahn, Colin Jost, Mindy Kaling, Maren Morris, Olivia Munn, Busy Philipps, Charlie Puth, Seth Rogen, Paul Scheer, Jason Schwartzman, and Chrissy Teigen.

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Sources

  1. Heather Holme on Instagram
  2. Pam Arciero's Facebook (private link)
  3. The New York Times "Original Big Bird, Caroll Spinney, Leaves Sesame Street After Nearly 50 Years" by Dave Itzkoff, Oct. 17, 2018

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