Sesame Workshop

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Sesame Workshop, formerly known as the Children's Television Workshop (or CTW), is a non-profit organization behind the production of several educational children's programs that have run on public broadcasting around the world (including PBS in the United States), as well as Noggin. Noggin had signed on January 31, 1999 as a joint venture between CTW and Viacom's Nickelodeon. Today, Nickelodeon runs the Noggin network alone.

Originally founded by Joan Ganz Cooney to produce Sesame Street, the company, currently run by President and CEO Gary E Knell, has since produced many other shows and a variety of multimedia content. The CTW name was changed to Sesame Workshop in 2000 to reflect the company's reach into new media and capitalize on the worldwide recognition provided by the Sesame Street name.

In the 1980s, CTW created a series of video games under the name of Children's Computer Workshop, including Cookie Monster Munch and Alpha Beam with Ernie. Today the company also publishes Sesame Street Magazine in cooperation with Time Inc.'s Parenting magazine. At one time it also published Kid City, 3-2-1 Contact (later Contact Kids), and Sesame Street Parents magazines.

Television series

Telefilms and miniseries

This list excludes Sesame Street co-productions outside the United States.

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