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Play with Me Sesame: What happened?

Discussion in 'Sesame Worlds' started by Buff Beaker, Mar 11, 2019.

  1. Buff Beaker

    Buff Beaker Well-Known Member

    why did play with me sesame fail? Why did the show not last very long?
     
  2. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    I'm going to go out on a limb and theorize that Sesame Workshop selling off their part ownership of Noggin to Viacom played a major factor in it.
     
  3. Buff Beaker

    Buff Beaker Well-Known Member

    That makes sense. But why couldn't have sesame workshop continue the show on pbs instead of noggin ?
     
  4. MWoO

    MWoO Well-Known Member

    I mean, there wasn't really any reason for the show to exist other than to give Nogin a show with name recognition.
     
  5. Buff Beaker

    Buff Beaker Well-Known Member

    Yeah I agree. I wish sesame could find a way to make a really good spin off show.
     
  6. Pig's Laundry

    Pig's Laundry Well-Known Member

    Give Elmo a spin off, tbh. That way his segments which, quite frankly feel out of place in the main show anyway, don't take up time on SST.
     
  7. Oscarfan

    Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    Um, PWMS was an innocuous little show on a preschool cable channel. It had no lofty goals like the regular Sesame. It strove to be nothing more than a half-hour of engaging content, that's it. It didn't "fail" because it only had three seasons. It was barely a thing to even think to consider a failure.
     
  8. MuppetSpot

    MuppetSpot Well-Known Member

    I think it was basically a cheap way to have puppeteers and such do a Sesame spin off without doing much effort.
     
  9. Buff Beaker

    Buff Beaker Well-Known Member

    Yeah. I wish SW would do a proper spinoff for sesame. Maybe about Murrary? (Just Kidding:laugh::batty:)
     


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