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Will The Muppets find a new home on Disney+?

Woah, Woah, Wocka, Wocka. Disney hasn’t given up on The Muppets after all. Kermit the Frog, Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, Gonzo and all their Muppet pals are expected to make their big return on the new direct-to-consumer streaming service Disney+. Word broke on The Splash… Read More »Will The Muppets find a new home on Disney+?

Is Disney ready to give The Muppets another try?

For long time fans of Jim Henson’s Muppets, it’s been a frustrating string of sub-par efforts from Disney as the company’s executives try to figure out what to do with the characters. With word that Disney is now looking at another reboot of the Muppets… Read More »Is Disney ready to give The Muppets another try?

‘The Muppets’ canceled after one season

ABC took The Muppets off life-support today, terminating the one season run of the new mockumentary style sit-com staring the Jim Henson created characters. The last few episodes of the show were reworked by a new showrunner, but by then the damage had been done.… Read More »‘The Muppets’ canceled after one season

ABC Family’s 25 Days of Christmas begins December 1

It’s an annual programming event our household has come to look forward to. Disney’s ABC Family runs 25 days of special holiday-themed entertainment to help ring in the holidays. This year the festive shows will include the network premiere of newly remastered versions of Classic… Read More »ABC Family’s 25 Days of Christmas begins December 1

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New Muppets Show to be more Mockumentary Style

Drawing off the success of “The Office” and ABC’s “Modern Family”, the new Muppets show we heard about a month ago, is said to be focusing on a mockumentary style production. That sounds absolutely Gonzo! Here’s the elevator pitch from ABC: “The Muppets return to… Read More »New Muppets Show to be more Mockumentary Style

The Muppets Are Everywhere

We are just over one week away from Muppets Most Wanted opening in North American theatres and our felt friends and their human co-stars have been everywhere—and I mean everywhere—over the past days. From Kermit hanging out with Michelle Obama and the Chairman of the… Read More »The Muppets Are Everywhere

The Muppets Sequel gets Name, Plot Synopsis

The Muppets sequel has begun shooting in London and Disney has provided EW with the above photo to promote the film. Looks like Kermit the Frog gets mixed up in an international criminal ring via mistaken identity. I also spy Walter from the first film in the image, so it looks like he’s officially a member of the Muppet troupe of characters. Among the human guest stars are Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey, Ty Burrell and Ray Liotta. The movie, now called “The Muppets… Again” is set to hit theaters March 21, 2014.

The full press release, including new plot synopsis, is below the jump:

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