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Watching as The Muppets Go Hollywood For the First Time

The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. Inside their vast archives of more than 150,000 television shows, commercials, and radio programs, [...]

By Ramsey Ess

A Bunch of Muppets Are Being Inducted Into the Smithsonian

Several of Jim Henson's Muppets will be displayed in the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C., Reuters reports. 21 Muppets, including characters from Sesame Street and The Muppet Show, will join Kermit the Frog [...]

By Bradford Evans

Watching a Comedic Voice Evolve: The Rare, Early Clips of The Muppets

The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. Inside their vast archives of more than 120,000 television shows, commercials, and radio programs, [...]

By Ramsey Ess

‘Fraggle Rock’ Is Getting a Doozers Spin-Off

Despite being off the air for 25 years, the production company behind Yo Gabba Gabba! and The Jim Henson Company think it's a perfect time for a Fraggle Rock spin-off. The series will focus on the Doozers, who are the creatures who build the [...]

By Jesse David Fox

Down at ‘Fraggle Rock’ They’re Making a Movie

It appears after the massive success of The Muppets, their cave dwelling brethren are going to get their time in the spotlight as well. It's being reported that Rango co-writer Jim Byrkit and Alex Manugian have finished the script for a big [...]

By Jesse David Fox

The Original ‘Muppet Show’ Pitch Video Is Damn Near Irresistible

Take notes, anyone hoping to someday sell a TV show of their own: this pitch video for the original Muppet Show, created and voiced by Jim Henson, is how you do it. As Slashfilm notes, this isn't exactly new, but I had never seen it so I [...]

By Adam Frucci

Trade Roundup: Jack Black, Jim Henson

Syfy's getting into comedy with its purchase of Ghost Ghirls, a paranormal parody that's executive produced by Jack Black. Lady improvisoirs (that is a word now, because I just said it) Amanda Lund and Maria Blasucci will "attempt to solve [...]

By Hallie Cantor