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  • 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 when its direct-to-consumer streaming service…

  • New voice of Kermit the Frog debuts

    Disney continues its efforts to keep the Muppets brand alive with a line of new social media friendly videos and posts. It’s not a new movie or a TV show that captures the old spirit of the The Muppets, but it is something and that’s better than nothing (a low…

  • First Details of The Muppets Take the Bowl released

    Next month pull out your tux and plan a trip to the Hollywood Bowl, where you’ll be able to find world famous entertainment like only Jim Henson’s Muppets can provide in their first-ever full-length live show. Partnering with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, the Muppets…

  • Sit-Com Disney Episodes We Wish Were Different

    There is a rite of passage that many tv shows experienced at the end of the twentieth century known as The Disney Episode. Many of our favorite shows had them (even before Disney acquired the ABC network in 1996), and let’s face it… most of them weren’t great. It’s hard…

  • ‘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. Little of the original humor…

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