Sesame Studios is a Muppet-less YouTube channel run by Sesame Workshop, featuring all-original content. Launched on May 6, 2016, the channel is hosted by a digital puppet character, Marvie, created by Puppet Heap and performed by Haley Jenkins.
- The channel's theme song, performed by Todrick Hall, lyrically references the "Sesame Street Theme."
- Animator Joey Ahlbum has produced shorts for the channel, including "Animal Sounds on the Farm."
- Grover , Oscar the Grouch , and Elmo all recorded promotional messages for the channel, released on Sesame Street’s own YouTube account.
- The Sesame Street song "Everyday Hero" was covered by Marvie in June 2016.
- In January 2017, Marvie featured a photo of her friend Elmo.
- Marvie covered "Rubber Duckie" in January 2017.
- Marvie, Elmo, and Crafty Carol created slime together in July 2017.
- Elmo joined Marvie for a Facebook Live Q&A on February 22, 2018.
- Since 2017, shorts from the channel have been included as bonus features on select Sesame Street DVDs, including Elmo Loves Animals and Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas. A 2016 animated song, "Spider Halloween Song" , was used in the main feature of Trick or Treat on Sesame Street.
- Sesame Studios was promoted at VidCon 2017.