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Apple Signs Deal With Sesame Workshop for Kids' Shows as Part of Streaming Service

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    Apple Signs Deal With Sesame Workshop for Kids' Shows as Part of Streaming Service
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    What to Know

    • The shows will be part of a slate of children's programming for Apple's upcoming streaming service.

    • "Sesame Street" isn't a part of the agreement.

    Apple is getting into business with the prestigious Sesame Workshop.

    Apple said Wednesday it has given a multiple-series order to the nonprofit organization.

    The shows will be part of a slate of children's programming for Apple's upcoming streaming service.

    Apple said the long-running "Sesame Street" program, which airs on PBS and HBO, isn't part of the agreement.

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