Sesame Street Moves to HBO
Misguided News Service, April 7, 2005,
Washington: In a move that shocked parents and PBS viewers everywhere, the cultural icons of Sesame Street have moved to a far seedier town. The town of HBO.
"It's a money issue," PBS's Chief Financial Officer Peter Peterson said. "That, and puppets just aren't that interesting anymore. And the fact that we just don't have the money to hire ILM (Industrial Lights and Magic) makes it a losing proposition for us."