Anderson Cooper and Brian Williams On… Sesame Street? Yup.

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Sesame Street is going newscaster crazy. Brian Williams is guest starring on the Monday, August 13 episode of Sesame Street where he will read the word of the day — squid. Meanwhile, Anderson Cooper is scheduled for a guest appearance on October 16:

“”I have a mild form of dyslexia, and I had a reading problem. So for me, Sesame Street was vital,” says Cooper, 40. “Beyond what I learned in terms of ABC’s and counting, the sense of how one deals with other people is something that I got early on from Sesame Street.”

The promo picture of Cooper with Oscar the Grouch and Muppet news anchors Walter Cranky and Dan Rather-Not just says it all.

Neal Ungerleider