The availability of classic Sesame Street

I agree with your kids’ opinions on classic sesame street, but this has nothing to do with HBO’s deal. In fact, part of HBO’s on-demand content offering will be a sampling of classic sesame episodes that haven’t seen the light of day in ages. If enough people watch those, you can bet HBO and Sesame will both realize the goldmine they have and release more. There are other issues that also prevent some of that material from seeing the light of day, especially music rights and so on, which has more to do with our dumb copyright laws than anything else.

Continuing the discussion from Trickle-down kids' TV: Sesame Street will air on HBO 9 months before PBS:

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