Oscar and Big Bird are headed to a new home on HBO, the Los Angeles Times reports. The cable network announced the deal for “Sesame Street” to air its next five seasons on the channel and its streaming services, starting this fall, as a way to draw young viewers. The deal will also serve as a financial lifeline for the Sesame Workshop which has been struggling to fund the show. The educational show will air on HBO before later being broadcast on PBS stations.
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