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41st Emmy Awards 9/17/89 - Jim Henson. Photo By Alan Light
Jim Henson will be the subject of a new documentary from producers Ron Howard and Brian Grazer, with the full cooperation of the Henson family Disney will team with Imagine Documentaries "with the full participation and cooperation of the Henson family and will present a fascinating and intimate look at Jim's illustrious career creating treasured[...]
Muppet Babies Memorabilia Is Now Live At Heritage Auctions
Many generations now have been raised on Jim Henson's The Muppets Created in 1955, The Muppets have been delivered to adoring audiences in many different iterations Personally, I came up loving Muppet Babies While the franchise is best known for its use of puppets, many were first exposed to the series with this cartoon. Muppet Babies told stories of[...]
Jim Henson's The Storyteller: Shapeshifters Comic Coming March 2022
Explosive publisher BOOM! Studios announced a new Jim Henson's The Storyteller comic hitting stores in March 2022 Jim Henson's The Storyteller: Shapeshifters  is a four-issue series with each issue getting its own creative team and focusing on a different "shapeshifter of lore." Jim Henson's The Storyteller: Shapeshifters #1 will be written by Andre R Frattino[...]
Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock to Help Open 2022 for AppleTV+
Jim Henson's most popular subterranean muppets are going to help kick off 2022 for AppleTV+ in Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock releasing their latest trailer featuring their opening theme Before you ask, no they're not trapped at Alcatraz, nor do we know if Dwayne Johnson is involved in any capacity Set to premiere on[...]
Labyrinth: Jim Henson Mulled Sting, Michael Jackson for Goblin King
It's hard to imagine the 1986 Jim Henson classic without musician David Bowie in the iconic role of Jareth, the Goblin King, but apparently, The Muppets creator had other artists in mind during the time of casting and consulted his family on the decision Speaking to Comicbook.com, Jim's children Brian Henson and Cheryl Henson opened[...]
The Muppet Show (Image: Disney)
At first glance, the move may sound a bit surprising considering how Jim Henson's creations have been known for their promotion of diversity, acceptance, and a deeper appreciation of the cultures around us But as DH notes, you also have instances like famed country singer Johnny Cash performing in front of a confederate flag as[...]
The Muppet Show (Image: Disney)
Since Dinsey acquired the rights to The Muppets, fans knew it was only a matter of time until the series joined the streamer's library of movies, shorts, and new series Muppets Now. The Muppet Show (Image: Disney) Created by Jim Henson and premiering in 1976, The Muppet Show stars Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, the Swedish[...]
Fraggle Rock: Rock On! airs every Tuesday. Image Courtesy of Apple TV+
Created by Jim Henson, Fraggle Rock premiered in 1983 running five seasons on HBO The series took place in a subterranean world full of colorful characters including Doc, Sprocket the Dog, Boober, Gobo, Red, Mokey, Wembley, and Junior Gorg The original cast starred Gerard Parkes, Steve Whitmire, Dave Goelz, Jerry Nelson, Karen Prell, Tim Gosley,[...]
'Star Wars' Tribute To 'The Dark Crystal' That Was Cut From 'Rise of Skywalker'
The Rise of Skywalker had some creatures, including Babu Frik, but one bigger creature that was cut form the film would have had special meaning for Jim Henson fans Neal Scanlan, who worked on creature effects for all three sequel films, helped create a tribute to Ludo, Jennifer Connelly's giant friend from Labyrinth You can[...]
"Dark Crystal" The Garthim Master Returns with Chronicle Collectibles
They used exact blueprints and imagery from The Jim Henson Company to give fans of The Dark Crystal an accurate depiction of this famous general The statue is limited to no more than 500 pieces so act fast if you want one Pre-orders are already live and you can find them online and located here[...]
Jim Henson's The Storyteller: Ghosts Coming from BOOM! in March
Explosive publisher BOOM! Studios has announced a new four-issue mini-series in the Jim Henson's The Storyteller series Jim Henson's The Storyteller: Ghosts will explore folk tales about the afterlife, with the first issue by Márk László and Jim Campbell telling the story of the Myling from Scandinavian folklore Check out the press release below for[...]