Sesame president to appear at Cap Hill hearing on Children’s TV Act

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Gary Knell, president of Sesame Workshop, will testify before the Senate Commerce Committee Wednesday at a hearing examining the Children’s TV Act, reports Broadcasting & Cable. The 1990 Act established a three-hour weekly minimum of educational and information children’s programming, and addressed advertising limits in the shows. FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski will head the proceedings in his first appearance on the Hill in his new post.