Newswire: Sesame Street will begin airing on HBO this fall

The next five seasons of Sesame Street will be brought to viewers by the letters H, B, and O—the “perfect TV show” will now air on the premium cable network that’s already home to such educational (in that there’s a historical setting) shows as Boardwalk Empire and Deadwood. Sesame Workshop, the educational nonprofit behind the show, issued a press release today announcing the deal, which will see the next five seasons of Sesame Street air on HBO and its multiplex channels, HBO GO, HBO On Demand, and HBO NOW. The episodes will also be made available free of charge to PBS and its affiliates after a nine-month window.

New episodes of Sesame Street will begin airing on HBO as early as late this fall. HBO is also getting a Sesame Street Muppet spin-off and a new educational show for kids out of the deal. In case you …

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