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Sesame Street is an educational television program designed for preschoolers, and it's recognized as a pioneer of the contemporary standard which combines education and entertainment in children's television shows. Sesame Street also provided the first daily, national television showcase for Jim Henson's Muppets. The series recently celebrated its 40th anniversary making it one of the longest-running shows in television history. The series produced 4,301 episodes now. Sesame Street was produced in the United States by Sesame Workshop, formerly known as the Children's Television Workshop (CTW). It premiered on November 10, 1969 on the National Educational Television network, and later that year it was moved to NET's successor, the Public Broadcasting Service.

Because of its widespread influence, Sesame Street earned the distinction of being one of the world's foremost and most highly regarded educators of young people. Few television series can match its level of recognition and success on the international stage. The original series was televised in 120 countries, and more than 20 international versions were produced. In its long history, Sesame Street received more Emmy Awards than any other program, and captured the allegiance, esteem, and affections of millions of viewers worldwide.

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