The longevity of Sesame Street has seen some inevitable turnover through the years, some less controversial than others, but the latest loss will have most everyone in a nostalgic fit. Sonia Manzano, best known as the iconic Maria, will say goodbye to Sesame Street after a whopping 44 years on the air.
Last night was round one in the Obama / Romney presidential debates and Romney is said to have won the night. One thing is for sure, these debates probably will not answer any lingering questions you may have about either candidate and I wouldn't look for any type of bombshell revelation in the remaining two debates. The only way anything 'big' would come out of this would be if one of them makes
PBS has been the longtime home of so many great shows - most notably Sesame Street, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood and The Joy of Painting, which was hosted by Bob Ross. There was something about the way Ross talked and painted that made you want to watch like I did on many a Saturday afternoon.
The two-hour show featured blues artists including B.B. King, Jeff Beck, Buddy Guy and Mick Jagger. The finale was "Sweet Home Chicago," which, at the urging of Buddy Guy, featured President Obama joining in at the end.
Lauren Alaina performed at the White House on Monday and chose two country classics to perform. First, Alaina did a great rendition of Loretta Lynn's classic, "Coal Miner's Daughter" and then she was joined on stage by Dierks Bentley and they did "Always On My Mind" together, which was made famous by Elvis and Willie Nelson. In fact, Nelson's version was the CMA Single of the Y