The Inside Secrets of Sesame Street

The Inside Secrets of Sesame Street

by Dr. Lucille Burbank


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Since its premiere in November 1969, Sesame Street has been a beloved favorite among children and adults alike for over 45 years. This book contains an enormous amount of background information on one of the most successful children's shows in broadcasting history. It also illuminates a television model that is transferable to any adult TV series and, through its pictorial content, brings back nostalgic moments that are a joy to remember!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781634914383
Publisher: Inc
Publication date: 08/15/2016
Pages: 134
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.35(d)

Table of Contents

What's Up First?
Dish Out Heaps of Quality and Spice with Humor
Good Writing and Keeping Sesame Street Fresh
Jim Henson's Muppets
Big Bird's Experiences
More On the Muppets and Jim Henson
What's Research Got To Do With It? Everything
Know Your Audience And Factor in Parents!
Captain Kangaroo
Pace of Program: Slow? Medium? Fast?
The Environment At the Time-1969
An Educational TV Series Can Have Longevity
Sesame Street's Role in Special Education
Abundant Resources
"Strange Bedfellows"
A Philosophy of Teaching with Television
C is for Curriculum and Change
Laying Out ἀe Goals
"One of These Things is Not Like the Others"
The Role of Music
Special Effects: Just Like Salt, Less Is Better
Bringing In the Real World and Going International
Sound Marketing Principles
What Makes a Successful Television Series?
Photo Credits
A Caveat for New Parents
A Description of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
My Research Method

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