Veteran U.S. newswoman Barbara Walters showed off her fun-loving side of Thursday night (29May14) when she joined a host of Sesame Street puppets to celebrate the children's programme's 45th anniversary. Walters joined iconic characters including Elmo, Cookie Monster, and Grover, and the show's co-creator Joan Ganz Cooney, for the plush celebrations at the Cipriani restaurant in New York.