Tue, 01/24/2023

Remembering Lloyd Morrisett

Lloyd Morrisett

We’re sad to learn that Lloyd Morrisett who, with Joan Ganz Cooney, was the co-creator of Sesame Street and co-founder of the Children’s Television Workshop (now the Sesame Workshop) has passed away at the age of 93.

Below are some selections from his 2004 interview:

On the development of Sesame Street:

On bringing The Muppets onto Sesame Street:

On the start of the Children’s Television Workshop:

Watch Lloyd Morrisett’s full interview and read his obituary in Variety.