Sesame Studios is a YouTube channel run by Sesame Workshop, featuring all-original content. Launched on May 6, 2016, the channel is hosted by a digital puppet character, Marvie, created by Puppet Heap and performed by Haley Jenkins.
Although the channel's content is separate from the Sesame Street franchise, there have been several crossovers and mentions between the two.
- The channel's theme song, performed by Todrick Hall, lyrically references the "Sesame Street Theme."
- Animator Joey Ahlbum has produced shorts for the channel, including "Animal Sounds on the Farm."
- Grover , Oscar the Grouch , and Elmo all recorded promotional messages for the channel, released on Sesame Street’s own YouTube account.
- The Sesame Street song "Everyday Hero" was covered by Marvie in June 2016.
- In January 2017, Marvie featured a photo of her friend Elmo.
- Marvie covered "Rubber Duckie" in January 2017.
- Marvie, Elmo, and Crafty Carol created slime together in July 2017.
- Elmo joined Marvie for a Facebook Live Q&A on February 22, 2018.
- Since 2017, shorts from the channel have been included on select Sesame Street DVDs as bonus features or part of the main feature:
- Elmo Loves Animals ("Old MacDonald Had a Farm")
- Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas (six shorts)
- Trick or Treat on Sesame Street ("Spider Halloween Song" )
- Celebrate Family ("Marvie's Song for Dad")
- Dance Party! ("Head, Shoulders, Knees & Toes," "The Feelingwells - Family Dance Party," "Party Bus")
- Cool Counting Collection ("The Silliest Counting Show Ever")
- "Nelvana Welcomes Sesame Street to the Neighbourhood with Exclusive Canadian Broadcast and Licensing Partnership", Corus Entertainment, May 29, 2018.