TVLine Items: Sesame Street Spoofs House of Cards, Mad Men Teaser & More

House of Cards‘ Frank Underwood controls the people in his life like puppets. But what if he controlled them… like Muppets?

In honor of the Netflix drama’s impending return — Season 3 premieres Feb. 27 — Sesame Street has released a spot-on Cards parody, with the Big Bad Wolf filling Kevin Spacey’s Emmy-winning shoes.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* Amazon Studios has renewed four of its kid-focused series — Tumble Leaf, Creative Galaxy, Annedroids and Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street — for second seasons.

* The CW has added two new series to its summer schedule: A Wicked Offer, a reality competition in which couples must accomplish outlandish tasks for cash, and Dates, a British comedy series about different couples meeting through an online dating service.

* During Sunday’s Oscar telecast, AMC released a nostalgia-infused teaser for its final run of episodes, beginning Sunday, April 5, at 10/9c. Check it out:

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6 Comments
  1. Tran says:

    Can’t wait to see how Mad Men is going to end in the final seven episodes. Don’t know if Paul Kinsey aka Michael Gladis (Beth Behrs’ boyfriend) is going to be in one of the final episodes of the series.

  2. Nero tTVf says:

    “Who knows why people do what they do? Move forward. It will shock you how much of this never happened.”
    .

    Or maybe it did, and still does.

    Mad Men 4.5.15

  3. Joey Padron says:

    Mad Men teaser was good. excited to see final episodes!

  4. TV Gord says:

    That’s the best Sesame Street parody since Grover’s Old Spice commercial takeoff. (“I’m on a horse.” “Cow.” “Cow.”)

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