present. Sesame Street is an American long-running educational children's television series that combines live-action, sketch comedy, animation and puppetry. It is produced by Sesame Workshop (known as the Children's Television Workshop [CTW] until June 2000) and was created by Joan Ganz Cooney and Lloyd Morrisett.. Elmo Saves Christmas is a 1996 Christmas special based on the PBS television series Sesame Street, narrated by guest star Maya Angelou. Its plot is inspired by the short story Christmas Every Day by William Dean Howells. The special is told in flashback by Maya Angelou as she recounts the events to Telly, Zoe, Baby Bear, and some children in her apartment: It is once again. "/>Sesame street classics muppet wiki