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Muppets Now Trailer: It's Classic Muppets in New, Unscripted Mayhem

Think we're kidding? First off, it's an unscripted, six-episode series that's going to include improv, off-the-cuff gags, and a parade of the Muppets' close, personal (and famous) friends) so it's already a mix of a reality show and the original The Muppet Show Here's where the meta part comes in: the six-episode season finds Scooter rushing[...]


The Muppets Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem Are Back for SDCC 2020

It will be nice for The Muppets Show fans to add such a big part of the show's history to their collection With each figure being beautifully sculpted and popping in color, it will make any dedicated fans collection rock out The Dr Teeth and The Electric Mayhem SDCC 2020 Exclusive Figure Set from Diamond[...]

Dr. Bunsen Honeydew and Beaker delight the crowd at The Game Awards

Dr. Bunsen Honeydew & Beaker Delight The Crowd At The Game Awards

At tonight's exciting The Game Awards, the renowned Dr. Bunsen Honeydew and his assistant Beaker took a break from Muppet Labs to announce the winner for Games for Impact. Before that though, Beaker was sporting a stylish VR set. Clearly lost in his VR world, Dr. Honeydew announced that these VR glasses were special — […]


[Rumor] The Muppets Take Disney+, New Shorts Coming to Streaming Service

It makes perfect sense to us that Disney+ would be bringing the beloved The Muppets franchise to their new streaming service Back in February, there were rumblings that this was the case, and new reports are echoing this with some additional information.The original report was that The Muppets were headed to Disney+ in some type of live-action[...]

Movie Premieres Unlimited is a Great Twitter Time Capsule

Every so often, a "new" Twitter account will suddenly catch on with the masses, and become a daily stopping point for social media activity. Movie Premieres Unlimited is one such account, that caters solely to images from movie premieres across the decades. We say suddenly, because over this past week, it seems like Film Twitter […]

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

Disney moving into streaming services seems like the perfect opportunity to find a permanent home for properties that have struggled with traditional network models, like the most recent two incarnations of The Muppets 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"[...]

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Diamond Select Toys November Solicitations: John Wick, Metal, Muppets, and More

Animal from The Muppets gets a $150 bust, and John Wick Vinimates are also up for order Check out full details and pics below.LEGENDARY FILM MUPPETS ANIMAL 1/2 SCALE BUST Another Legend is in the making! One of the Muppet Show’s most iconic Muppets, Electric Mayhem drummer Animal, is the first felt fellow to be made[...]

Frank Oz Says Disney is Mishandling The Muppets

When it comes to The Muppets there is one famous puppeteer that thinks Disney is dropping the ball -- big time In a recent interview with Frank Oz in The Hollywood Reporter Oz mentioned that he believes Disney just doesn't "get it".[caption id="attachment_761831" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Editorial credit: Jaguar PS /[/caption] "As much as Disney loves[...]

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

We probably did a hundred different characters trying to figure out who this was going to be, and when we came into Disney Junior with this penguin and a couple others, they immediately went to the penguin and said, ‘That one.’ We have that original drawing hanging in the studio now.” – Tom WarburtonMuppet Babies[...]


The Weekly Static s01e28: Kylie Jenner, Walking Dead, Muppets & More!

Presidential Election (…keep it movin'…) and a nightly talk show. Orders Season 15 of So You Think You Can DanceWhat Lauren Cohan’s New ABC Pilot Means for The Walking DeadDisney Plans The Muppets Reboot for New Streaming ServiceDaily Show’s Michelle Wolf to Host White House Correspondents DinnerA Tweet from Kylie Jenner Sent Snapchat’s Stock PlummetingLionsgate’s[...]

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

Muppet Babies are back, and they've enlisted a heavy-hitting singing talent to help them keep making dreams come true. Hamilton's Renée Elise Goldsberry has been tapped to sing the theme song ahead of its March 23 premiere. The series is set to premiere with two back-to-back episodes on Disney Channel at 10 a.m. ET;  and also […]

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

Whitmire writes that he was fired unexpectedly by Disney over two reasons that were never brought to his attention prior to his firing:"As I am sure you can imagine, I have experienced every possible emotion since October 2016, when I received a phone call from The Muppets Studio’s executives to say they were recasting[...]

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[...]

Rat Approved Pizza: PizzaRizzo At Disney's Hollywood Studios!

This makes sense as Hollywood Studios is getting an expanded Toy Story area, so I don't think Pizza Planet will be gone for long.The pizzeria is in the Muppets section of Hollywood Studios, which isn't nearly big enough for these long time pop icons The section is made to look like Manhattan, and Disney does[...]

The Muppets Cut From ABC Lineup

In addition to cancelling Castle and Agent Carter -- and passing on Marvel's Most Wanted -- TVLine reports ABC has also pulled the plug on The Muppets.The single-camera comedy re-positioned the Muppet characters in an adult-themed office comedy, but it never quite connected with audiences -- particularly in its early episodes Nor did it ever[...]

Tread Titan Perilously — Episode 5

But with the show seemingly fully animated, the character models changed and a mid-season credit sequence change is it possible Erik and Justin will finally like the show? The Craft, Worf and The Muppets also get discussed.Tread Perilously is a weekly “worst of television” podcast hosted by Erik Amaya and writer Justin Robinson They[...]