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How Sesame Street Survived the Decline of Broadcast Television

An outsider CEO brought some much-needed fresh thinking to the beloved but troubled franchise

Sherrie Westin at the HBO Premiere of Sesame Street’s The Magical Wand Chase, posing with Big Bird, Elmo, and Cookie Monster.
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BBig institutional challenges come in many shapes and sizes. But they all have this in common: conventional approaches through established organizations can’t do enough to address them, and those…




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