Sesame Street DVD set coming in October
the first time ever, Sesame Workshop is planning to release Classic
Sesame Street on DVD. Sesame Workshop has not yet announced if the
set will contain complete episodes or skit compilations.
September, Sesame Workshop stated that they were considering the
possibility of releasing "classic" Sesame Street material
on DVD, but not to expect anything anytime soon. This
is due to the necessary development time, many legalities and several
other organizational issues that would need to be addressed first.
is now light at the end of the tunnel. Recently we received the
following response from Sesame Workshop on the issue:
We are planning
to release a Sesame
Street Nostalgia Box Set, however this is something that will
not happen until October '06.
the meantime, we released a boxed
set of The Electric Company in February '06, and there are
plans for a second volume of The Electric Company as well.
now it is official. The first DVD box set of "classic"
Sesame Street material should be released (if all goes as planned)
in October 2006. The list price is expected to be $39.99. The DVD
box set is available
for pre-order for 30% off from Amazon.com.
are no further details on the set available at this time, but we'll
be sure to keep you all updated as more information is revealed
on this exciting upcoming release.
Street Season 45 premieres Monday September 15
Muppeteer Kevin Clash resigns from Sesame Street
Clash takes leave from Sesame Street
Street to air hurricane special Friday November 9
Street Old School Volume 3 coming to DVD November 6
• Sesame Street Season 43 begins September 24 on PBS
support essential for production to begin on "I Am Big
Am Big Bird" Caroll Spinney documentary in development