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Sunny Side Up (previously known as The Sunny Side Up Show) was a live programming block that aired on Sprout from 2007 to 2017. The show had rotating human hosts and a puppet co-host, a chicken named Chica.


  • Fall 2007: Big Bird (Matt Vogel) appears. The show was then hosted by Kevin Yamada.
  • February 14, 2008: Prairie Dawn (Fran Brill) helps make Valentine's Day cards, share Valentine's wishes, and take viewer calls.
  • April 24, 2008: Oscar the Grouch (Caroll Spinney) appears for a special week long celebration of Earth Day.
  • December 31, 2008: Grover (Eric Jacobson) visits The Sunshine Barn, and will help "sing" in the New Year in a morning countdown. Super Grover also makes an appearance.
  • January 1, 2009: Super Grover and Chica celebrate a "Super New Year's Party".
  • December 15, 2009: Elmo (Kevin Clash) appeared live from 9 am to noon.
  • November 30, 2010: Elmo appeared live from 9 am to noon.
  • December 13, 2011: Elmo appeared live from 9 am to noon.
  • January 4, 2012: Abby Cadabby (Leslie Carrara-Rudolph) appeared live from 9 am to noon.
  • January 11, 2013: Squacky (Victor Yerrid) from Pajanimals appeared from 9 am to noon.
  • February 28, 2014: Oscar the Grouch (Caroll Spinney) appeared to help celebrate "Oscar Weekend." Oscar's right hand was performed by Haley Jenkins
  • February 21, 2015: Oscar the Grouch (Caroll Spinney and Eric Jacobson) returned for another "Oscar Weekend."


  • In October 2012, the show celebrated "Numbers Week." Hosts Dennisha and Chica dressed up as the Count and counted fruit in his trademark fashion.


  • Tim Kubart was one of the hosts of the show from 2013 to 2017.