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Sesame Street's Mark Saltzman Wrote Bert and Ernie "As A Loving Couple"
For nearly a half-century, these main Muppets used song, dance, and rubber duckies to make generations of kids into better human being Of course, adults have shown their "thanks" by hijacking the conversation and spending an obscene amount of time trying to definitively assign – one way or another – a sexual orientation onto two[...]
Hamilton's Renee Elise Goldsberry Sings New 'Muppet Babies' Theme
It's like that wonderful period where music was really bouncy and really melodic." – Renée Elise Goldsberry Muppet Babies executive producer Tom Warburton and Muppets Studio collaborated on a female character that would both compliment and as well as contrast Piggy Statler and Waldorf, Bunsen and Beaker, Rowlf the Dog, Rizzo and Dr[...]
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[...]
Stranger Things 2: Sesame Street Teases Parody 'Sharing Things'
#StrangerThings pic.twitter.com/eCoiyUgh24 — Sesame Street (@sesamestreet) October 27, 2017 In the teaser slip for "Sharing Things," Oscar the Grouch first warns us of some of the "trashy" spoilers ahead; and then we see Grover (Lucas), Ernie (Dustin), and two unidentified Muppets (Will and Mike) in their Ghostbusters gear, just like their counterparts from the series[...]
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[...]
One Million Moms Demand The Muppets Be Taken Off The Air
In an e-mail send to their probably-far-fewer-than-a-million subscribers, the One Million Moms activist group in concerned about the new version of The Muppets TV show, airing on ABC from next week. The mature version of "The Muppets" will cover a range of topics from sex to drugs Miss Piggy came out as a pro-choice feminist during[...]
That Awkward Moment Between Nathan Fillion And Kermit The Frog
There is nothing like seeing your ex with a new person… that awkward moment that seems to go on forever… so ABC has captured that in a promo for The Muppets with Kermit The Frog, Nathan Fillion and Miss Piggy's trailer. I'm not sure about the concept for the new series… but the ad campaign has[...]
Director Phil Coulson And Someone Very Green
ABC has released a new ad for their Tuesday night line-up which starts with the new take on the Muppets, followed by the comedy Fresh Off The Boat and then Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D The ad features Kermit the Frog, Randall Park as Louis Huang and Clark Gregg as Phil Coulson. The commercial talks about the[...]
This Is Not The Muppet Show Of Our Youth
ABC is bringing back the Muppets to prime time… and doing it in a different way Focusing on their personal lives and parodying some of the more popular sitcoms, this isn't the variety based Muppet Show of our youth But it brings back all of the Muppets from Kermit, Fozzy, Gonzo to Beeker, Dr[...]
First Look: Jim Henson's Musical Monsters Of Turkey Hollow
In 1968, Jim Henson planned a Thanksgiving Special, an hour long TV show, with humans and muppets, celebrating the season. He wrote about using the colours of autumn, of filming in the New England countryside, with the muppet character emerging from the undergrowth But also the importance of music in the show. Fifty years late, Roger Langridge[...]
First Look At The Muppets New Thanksgiving Special (With A Bit Of Lady Gaga)
It seems like an odd pairing, The Muppets and Lady Gaga, but if you think about it – and if you watch this first bit of footage – it actually makes some sense. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WoI9KF4xQno[/youtube] A little sexual innuendo from Pepe kicks things off, with Gaga looking like a Muppet herself as she seeks advice on how to[...]
BC Mag #4: The Annotated Muppets
Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Brendon Connelly I'm still excited that The Muppets will be back in our cinemas next March with The Muppets… Again! This time around, Kermit is the star – which is just how I like it, thanks The lead humans are Ricky Gervais, as Dominic, a sidekick to the master criminal – and[...]
BC Mag #2: Henson Now And Then
The Muppets will be up-ending Europe for their new feature film, the Fraggles will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of their enchanted, enchanting Rock, and a new prequel to the Dark Crystal will tell us how the crystal was cracked. For a Henson nut like me, it promises to be a very good year But should[...]
Roger Langridge's Unseen Muppet Shows To Finally See Print In July
That Roger Langridge's final Muppet Show comics never saw print at Boom!, caught in the twisting wind between Muppets owners Disney and Marvel and… whatever the hell it was that was going on there. But in July, Marvel will begin to publish those unseen comics Four issues of them, entitled Four Seasons. Langridge described the delay; As far[...]
The Muppets Score Big On The CW Despite Being Beaten By Vampires On The Big Screen
Rebecca Lewis writes for Bleeding Cool. The Muppets couldn't beat the worldwide phenomenon that is The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part One on the big screen, but a repeat of an aging TV movie with Kermit, Miss Piggy and co has instead given American TV network The CW smash ratings. In 2008's The Muppets Christmas: Letter to[...]