A mix of politics and new fall TV shows fills out our Top Five this week.
(Reuters) – Plans to save Big Bird, the fuzzy yellow character on U.S. public television’s “Sesame Street,” from possible extinction are taking shape in the form of a puppet-based protest next month dubbed the “Million Muppet March.” The demonstration is planned for November 3 at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., three days before the […]
President Barack Obama deployed Big Bird in a new campaign ad Tuesday mocking Mitt Romney’s vow to end federal funding for public broadcasting.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mitt Romney may want to reconsider his campaign strategy involving the pint-size voters of tomorrow. The Republican presidential candidate skipped the chance to take part in Nickelodeon’s “Kids Pick the President” special that includes President Barack Obama, said Linda Ellerbee, the show’s host and executive producer. The decision “disses” children, she […]
“Saturday Night Live” spoofed last Wednesday’s presidential debate at least three times this weekend, including an appearance by the one and only Big Bird. Watch …
Big Bird has never been so hot. “Saturday Night Live,” Jimmy Fallon, Piers Morgan, the “Today” show and “Good Morning America” have all asked for appearances from the giant yellow Muppet after he was unexpectedly thrust into the presidential campaign by Mitt Romney on Wednesday.
He doesn’t want to drown him in a bath tub, but Mitt Romney said Wednesday that if he’s elected president, Big Bird will have to sing for his seed. “We’re not going to kill Big Bird, but Big Bird is going to have advertisements,” Romney said, while speaking at Homer’s Deli in Clinton, Iowa. Like […]