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Published on 02 Sep 2014 | over 3 years ago

Did you know John Oliver and Cookie Monster co-anchor a nightly news broadcast about words?
Just kidding, that's not a thing. But you would TOTALLY watch that show.

In support of "Sesame Street's" newest vocabulary resource, "Words are Here, There and Everywhere," Mashable has teamed up with Sesame Workshop once again to encourage families to explore the wonderful world of words. Watch the special W-ORD report above, in which John Oliver and Cookie Monster (and a few surprise guests) tackle the hard-hitting word news you need to know.

The "Words Are Here, There, and Everywhere" initiative was developed in partnership with PNC Grow Up Great. For more info, visit: sesamestreet.org/words

Watch the out-takes here: www.youtube.com/watch

Watch more of our Sesame Street video collaborations here: www.youtube.com/watch


John Oliver (youtube.com/lastweektonight)
Cookie Monster performed by David Rudman and Paul McGinnis (http://sesamestreet.org)
Telly Monster performed by Marty Robinson and Spencer Lott.
Kate McKinnon (www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live)
Al Roker (twitter.com/alroker)
Nick Offerman (twitter.com/nick_offerman)
Megan Mullally
Dave Thomas Brown as the Announcer (twitter.com/daviethombrown)


Written by Annie Colbert & Matt Silverman
Camera 1 and Assistant Direction by Armand Valdes
Camera 2 & Tech by Evan Engel
Set Design, Graphics & Animation by Alisa Stern
Photography by Bianca Consunji
Production Photos by Dustin Drankoski
Production Assistance & Stand-In for Mr. Oliver: Eric Larson
Production Assistance & Stand-In for Mr. Monster: Noah Sterling
Stand-In for Mr. Roker & Additional Graphics: Bob Al-Greene
LA Unit & Production Assistance by Lauren Mayer
Edited, Produced and Directed by Matt Silverman

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