‘Sesame Street’ YouTube Channel Hit with Porn Hacking

by | October 17, 2011 at 1:17 PM | TV News

"Sesame Street." (PBS)

"Sesame Street." (PBS)

Sesame Street’s” YouTube channel was unwittingly brought to you by the letter “X” (rated) over the weekend.

Executive producer Carol-Lynn Parente confirmed the show’s YouTube channel was pulled down Sunday after they discovered hackers uploaded pornographic material to the site.

The racy content was online for less than one hour says Parente, who also reports they have not received any complaints about the unfortunate incident.

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The channel was back online by Monday afternoon with its regularly scheduled programming – wholesome clips from the classic children’s program.

“We apologize for any inconvenience our audience may have experienced yesterday on our Sesame Street YouTube channel,” read a message on the channel’s home page.

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