Library of Congress Honors 50 Years (50! Ah-Ah-Aaaaahhhhh!) of 'Sesame Street'

The latter half of 1969 was a time of great turmoil in this country: civil rights issues were coming to a boil, Vietnam had proven to be a costly and foolhardy intervention, and the youth were in open revolt against the establishment culture of post-WWII America. Still, two things occurred during that period of time […]

[Rumor] 'The Muppets' are Coming to Disney+, Josh Gad Involved

We all expected that perhaps the felt-friends were destined to end up on Disney+, and that may yet be the case.[caption id="attachment_983501" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Kermit the FrogPhoto courtesy of Mr Frog and ABC[/caption]According to The Splash Report (who /Film says are mostly reliable for such sources), a The Muppets show is heading to the House of[...]

Muppet Babies: Kermit and Fozzie Take Show-n-Tell to the Extreme in New Preview

Case in point? Kermit (Matt Daner) and Fozzie's (Eric Bauza) ability to amp up the drama on something as simple as "Show-n-Tell" when they can't decided on which game is their favorite; as you can see from the preview released by Disney Junior.The new series features the adventures of Kermit (Daner), Piggy (Melanie Harrison), Gonzo[...]

Hamilton's Renee Elise Goldsberry Sings New 'Muppet Babies' Theme

ET;  and also on the DisneyNOW app.The new series features the adventures of Kermit (Matt Daner), Piggy (Melanie Harrison), Gonzo (Ben Diskin), Fozzie (Eric Bauza), and Animal (Dee Bradley Baker) - with the addition of purple penguin Summer (Jessica DiCicco) - all under the somewhat watchful eye of Nanny (Jenny Slate). "Summer is kind of our art[...]

Disney Plans The Muppets Reboot for New Streaming Service

To that end, sources have told The Hollywood Reporter exclusively that The Muppets would be getting their second reboot in the past four years as part of the new service's programming slate; and that Disney is actively searching for a writer with a new take.The Muppets Studio was acquired by Disney in 2004, but it[...]

Muppets Confidential: Steve Whitmire Speaks Out On Firing

As The Felt Turns? Sesame Street 90210? 'Animal' Kingdom?Only days after the surprise announcement that Kermit the Frog puppeteer Steve Whitmire would be parting ways with Muppets Studio after nearly three decades of voicing the character, he's taken to his personal blog to set the record straight Whitmire writes that he was fired unexpectedly by[...]

Muppet Confidential: Puppeteer Whitmire Gone; Kermit Declines Comment

If the next time you hear Kermit the Frog he sounds a little different, you're not imaging things: long-time puppeteer Steve Whitmire, whose been working with The Muppets since the The Muppet Show in the late '70's, is reportedly no longer working with Muppets Studio Muppet fan site Tough Pigs reached out to the company[...]

This Is Not The Muppet Show Of Our Youth

But it brings back all of the Muppets from Kermit, Fozzy, Gonzo to Beeker, Dr Bunson Honeydew and the Swedish Chef.I think folks tuning in expecting the old variety show are going to be in for a big surprise.[youtube][/youtube] ABC is bringing back the Muppets to prime time..[...]

Video: When I Met Kermit And Miss Piggy To Discuss Muppets Most Wanted And Movie Trickery

In fact, according to Kermit and Miss Piggy, they even went so far as to use a puppet in one scene Wow.That and other revelations as I, continuing my incredible stretch of Muppet privilege, get to speak to Kermit and Piggy once again.[youtube][/youtube]The rumour that they burst at the end came from a pretty reputable[...]

Constantine Hatches An Evil Plan – New Clip From Muppets Most Wanted

Kermit has an evil doppelganger in the new Muppets film, the explosives-loving master criminal, Constantine Here he is pitching a plan to his number two, Dominic Badguy.[youtube][/youtube]Ricky Gervais might have the white tux, but it's Kermit the Frog who gets to do the James Bond business in Muppets Most Wanted[...]

Excellent New James Bond-Style Muppets Most Wanted Posters – The Pig Is Not Enough

Whoever designed these posters for Muppets Most Wanted was likely inspired by the tender little bit in the film where Fozzie says "Kermit, you were like James Bond back there." You might remember it from the trailer.Or maybe they've been looking through our secret files and were inspired by the comments of production designer Eve[...]

Pretty Pictures – HeroesCon Sketches, Rocket Racoon, Woman Of Steel And More

HeroesCon has delivered some excellent sketches and commissions, here are some highlights, along with other comic and comic-related artwork from around the net, including some excellent sketches from HeroesCon.Thanks to G for pointing us to this Kermit Drive By by Alec.G also pointed us to The Runaway, via Indiana Jones by Rabitooth.Becky Cloonan sketches Belit[...]