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Eva Rinaldi The Museum of the Moving Image in New York City has announced it will build a special gallery devoted to the art of Jim Henson. Jim Henson's family has donated nearly 400 puppets, costumes, props, and other objects to the museum. Show More Summary
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Museum of the Moving Image, The Jim Henson Legacy, and other officials today announced that the family of Jim Henson has donated nearly 400 puppets, costumes, props, and other objects to the Museum, which will build a new gallery devoted to Henson?s important and lasting creative achievements. Show More Summary
Astoria's Museum of the Moving Image is adding a Jim Henson gallery set to feature almost 400 pieces of Muppet-abilia. "It’s only fitting that this extraordinary collection of puppets, costumes, props, and more should find a home in New York, where imagination and free expression are part of the fabric ... More »
Over the past few years, the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens has had some spectacular Jim Henson installations, and this morning they announced that they'll now be a permanent home to his characters (at least, the ones who don't live on Sesame Street). [ more › ]
Reviewed by Dawn Hunt Quote: "2013 is the Year of The Fraggle, at least according to the Jim Henson Company."
One of the most amazing things about the talented and long-missed Jim Henson is that he was always creating something new, exploring news forms of storytelling and puppetry. While he may have started out with single characters, such as Kermit, he went on to create characters that hawked cereal and interacted with humans on Saturday Night Live. Show More Summary
After months of rumors, YouTube has rolled out 53 paid channels on the video-sharing site. One highlight is the Jim Henson Family TV channel, which includes full episodes of “Fraggle Rock.” Announced today, the pilot program will launch with a small group of partners on YouTube. Show More Summary
YouTube unveiled its much-anticipated subscription service Thursday with such recognizable entertainment brands as "Sesame Street," "Jim Henson Family TV" and the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
The Muppets brought Jim Henson’s family-friendly crew of clever puppet characters to new audiences in 2011, and Disney is now in production on a sequel, The Muppets… Again! We know that the film features a road trip that takes the Muppets to London, and that actors Tina Fey, Ty Burrell, and Ricky Gervais play major roles. [...]
App developer Cupcake Digital and The Jim Henson Company are celebrating the 30th anniversary of Jim Henson’s classic children’s show Fraggle Rock with a new app called Fraggle Friends Forever. The $3.99 app, which is available from iTunes, Google Play, Amazon and Nook, includes interactive stories based on the original characters and story lines. Show More Summary
In their trippiest 1960s collaboration, “Limbo: The Organized Mind,” Muppet man Jim Henson and electronic-music pioneer Raymond Scott explored the notion of man strolling through his own thoughts and memories. Against an eerie soundscape...Show More Summary
Now, the series is preparing to turn 30, and to celebrate, the Jim Henson Company and Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment have put together a full series set as well as a smaller set for fans. Both will hit stores on May 14. The Fraggle Rock: 30th Anniversary Collection will include all four seasons of the hit series, and will offer a slew of bonus features.
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA – Celebrate 30 years of dancing your cares away with the Fraggle Rock gang when Jim Henson’s imaginative series commemorates three decades of music, magic and mayhem with the Fraggle Rock: 30 th Anniversary Collection,...Show More Summary
Ben Kuchera: You can hear Kermit the Frog lurking in the background when Jim Henson speaks. Porky Pig was easy to recognize in Mel Blanc’s speaking voice. You can hear very little of Logan Cunningham’s performances when he speaks to you. Show More Summary
Walt Disney has decided to produce Labyrinth, a pitch by Larry Brenner, which does have some of the same narrative elements as Jim Henson’s 1986 project, but not really. Actually, both projects are completely unrelated, they just happen to have … Continue reading ?
Walt Disney Pictures has taken screenwriter Larry Brenner's original pitch for a fantasy adventure called Labyrinth, Deadline reports. Although it shares a few of the same narrative elements, the project is unrelated to Jim Henson'sShow More Summary
Jane Nebel Henson, the former wife of Muppets creator Jim Henson who was influential in their creation, died Tuesday following a long bout with cancer, the Jim Henson Company said. She was 78. She first met Jim Henson in puppetry class...Show More Summary
Jane Henson, the American puppeteer who partnered with her husband Jim Henson to create the Muppets died yesterday at the age of 78. In addition to her role in the creation of the Muppets, Henson founded The Jim Henson Legacy in 1993 to help preserve the work of her late husband. The Jim Henson Company [...]