Television & MoviesEdit

  • The World According to Sesame Street opens at the Sundance Film Festival, January 21
  • Sesame Street Season 37 premieres, August 14
  • Eight previously unaired episodes of Bear in the Big Blue House premiere on Disney Channel, week of April 24
  • CBS Sunday Morning reports on Sesame Street around the world, December 10
  • Happy Hooby Holidays on PBS Kids Sprout, December 25
  • When Parents Are Deployed television special on PBS, December 27

International TelevisionEdit

  • Best Ever Muppet Moments (UK), March 11
  • Galli Galli Sim Sim begins airing in India
  • Sesame English premieres in Poland/Hungary/Croatia


  • Kermit the Frog on Good Morning America, February 2
  • Kermit the Frog on ESPN's Cold Pizza, February 2
  • Kermit the Frog on Martha, February 2
  • Miss Piggy and Jessica Simpson's Pizza Hut commercials debut, February 5
  • Kermit the Frog's Ford Escape Hybrid commercial debuts, February 5
  • Elmo on The Tony Danza Show, February 10
  • Kevin Clash and Elmo on The Oprah Winfrey Show, February 27
  • Statler and Waldorf at the Oscar's Red Carpet and wrap-up shows, March 5
  • Miss Piggy (ranking #41) on E!'s 101 Incredible Celebrity Slimdowns 60 - 41, March 15
  • Kermit and Piggy at the TV Land Awards, March 22
  • Sesame Street characters on Jeopardy, April 4
  • Kermit the Frog on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, April 9
  • Kermit the Frog on American Idol, May 10
  • Kermit the Frog on The Today Show, May 16
  • Kermit the Frog on American Idol, May 24
  • Pepe the King Prawn on The Late Late Show, June 19
  • Kermit the Frog on Good Morning America, June 28
  • Elmo on A Capitol Fourth, July 4
  • Oscar the Grouch on Martha, July 10 (edited rerun)
  • Abby Cadabby on the Today Show, August 14
  • Abby Cadabby as "Person of the Week" on ABC World News Tonight, August 18
  • Kevin Clash and Elmo on the Today Show, September 6
  • Miss Piggy on the Today Show, September 14
  • Kevin Clash and Elmo on Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, September 30
  • Abby Cadabby on The View, October 4
  • Kermit the Frog on Martha, October 5
  • Big Bird on Access Hollywood, October 20
  • Sonia Manzano and Prairie Dawn on Clips & Quips, October 23
  • Cookie Monster on Martha, October 24
  • Elmo on Emeril Live, November 26
  • Kermit the Frog on Good Morning America, December 7
  • Kermit the Frog on Live with Regis and Kelly, December 8
  • Kermit the Frog on The Live Desk, December 8
  • Kermit the Frog on The 9, December 8
  • Kermit the Frog on MTV News, December 8
  • Kermit the Frog on The Early Show, December 11
  • Miss Piggy on Martha, December 19
  • Big Bird on Deal or No Deal, December 25

Live appearanceEdit

  • Kermit at Berlin Fashion Week, Adidas event, January 29
  • Kermit at the Chicago Auto Show, February 8
  • Rosita and Elmo, The National Governor's Association Forum, February 26
  • Kevin Clash and Elmo appearance at New York Barnes and Noble to promote My Life as a Furry Red Monster, September 9
  • Kermit, Miss Piggy, Statler and Waldorf appear at the Hollywood Bowl for John Mauceri's farewell, September 15-17
  • Kermit at Michigan State University, September 28-30
  • Elmo at the Hollywood Christmas Celebration from the Grove, November 19


  • "Return to Fraggle Rock" screening held (Dallas, TX), January 21
  • Jim Henson Legacy Screening with Heather Henson (Austin, TX), February 26
  • Elmo and Monsters perform at Hollywood Meets Motown in New York, March 15
  • Muppets and Mechanisms exhibit opens at the Smithsonian Institution with puppets from Sam and Friends
  • Muppets Ahoy! debuts aboard the Disney Wonder, July
  • Jim Henson: Performing Artist is launched; Jane Henson discussion panel, September 22

Album releasesEdit

  • John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together (Limited Collector's Edition), July 25
  • A Green and Red Christmas, October 17
  • A Sesame Street Christmas Carol CD Sampler, November 14

DVD releasesEdit

  • Elmo and Zoe's Scientific Exploration
  • The Letter of the Month Club
  • Furry Red Monster Parade
  • Fraggle Rock: Down in Fraggle Rock, January 17
  • The Cat's Home But Not Alone, January 24
  • Elmo's World: Reach for the Sky, January 31
  • MirrorMask, February 14
  • Sesame Beginnings: Beginning Together, March 21
  • Sesame Beginnings: Make Music Together, March 21
  • Sesame Street: Guess That Shape and Color, April 4
  • Dinosaurs: The Complete First and Second Seasons, May 2
  • The StoryTeller: The Definitive Collection, May 23
  • Elmo's Easy As 123, June
  • Elmo's Easy As ABC, August
  • Talk, Listen, Connect, August
  • Elmo's World: Pets!, August 1
  • Elmo's Potty Time, August 22
  • Fraggle Rock: Complete Second Season, September 5
  • The World According to Sesame Street, October 24
  • Old School: Volume 1, October 24
  • Sesame Street Christmas Carol, November 14
  • Saturday Night Live: The Complete First Season, December 5

International DVD releasesEdit

  • Four DVDs of Fragglerne, February 6
  • Muppets Der Zauberer von Oz (The Muppets' Wizard of Oz) on DVD in Germany, December 7


  • Global Grover Travels All Over, February 28
  • Jim Henson: Puppeteer and Filmmaker, April 30
  • Elmo's Easy As 123, June
  • Sesame Street Dad: Evolution of an Actor, June 30
  • Return to Labyrinth: Part 1, August 8
  • Elmo's Easy As ABC, August
  • Before You Leap, September 5
  • My Life as a Furry Red Monster, September 5
  • Please Do Not Open this Book!, September 26
  • Wubba-Wubba Woo!, September 26

Christmas ornamentsEdit

  • American Greetings Muppet Christmas Ornaments, September


  • Bird's the Word Elmo
  • Jingle Bell Elmo

Muppet Character DebutsEdit

  • Sesame Street: Abby Cadabby
  • Galli Galli Sim Sim: Boombah, Googly, Aanchoo, Chamki

On the WebEdit

  • From the Balcony episodes 15-34
  • Sesame Workshop announces a partnership with Verizon Wireless to offer Sesame Street content on its V CAST network. November.


  • Indy 500 Parade features balloons in the shape of Elmo, Cookie Monster, and Oscar the Grouch
  • Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade features the Super Grover Balloon, Big Bird Balloon, and a Sesame Street Float
  • McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade features balloon versions of Bear with Tutter, Bert, Ernie, Elmo, Miss Piggy and Kermit
  • 6abc Thanksgiving Day Parade features balloon versions of Big Bird and Bear with Tutter
  • San Diego Holiday Parade features an Elmo balloon

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.