‘Sesame Street’ joins HBO, in sign of children’s shows’ value – Los Angeles Times

Tyrion Lannister, meet Big Bird. 

HBO, the network behind decidedly not-kid-friendly shows such as “Game of Thrones” and “True Detective,” says it will now air “Sesame Street.” 

Time Warner Inc.-owned HBO on Thursday announced a deal with the nonprofit Sesame Workshop to make the next five seasons of the long-running educational program available on its cable channels and streaming services.