Last night, during his segment on pennies, John Oliver compared their worthlessness to The Muppets television show, saying, "How is this still on? And how did someone somewhere think, 'You know what the problem with The Muppets is? Kermit doesn't...
The American Music Awards are going down tonight — as in right now — and during the show, ABC aired an Adele-centric promo for their rebooted version of The Muppets. It’s a brief Muppet recreation of Adele’s “Hello” video, starring Miss Piggy as Adele and Kermit as her ex. Watch below.
The Muppets may not be getting the best reviews for their ABC show, but they're certainly still trying to stay fresh with their commercials! In their most recent ad unveiled during Sunday night's American Music Awards, Miss Piggy did her best impression of Adele, calling her ex Kermit in a parody of the emotional hit Hello. Photo: [...]
Sacred Matters | The Muppets are America. The Muppets offered us biting social commentary when their show began nearly forty years ago. Now, with their videos, they are showing us an antidote to the xenophobia infecting our political and popular discourses. In their videos, they are offering a hopeful and...
Now we know what Joseph Gordon-Levitt does when he's not practicing lip-synchs in the mirror: He drums. As he told James Corden on The Late Late Show last night, JGL taught himself how to drum without even having a kit. It appears he also taught himself to drum without looking in the... More »
Is it spring yet? Now that we know a Muppets re-vamp is in the works, I'm simultaneously more content to sit through this last batch of stinkers, and even antsier for them to end.It should be clear by now that this show isn't good. Each script seems to be missing... More »
Here’s some news that should mollify those moms who are wringing their hands over how risqué the new The Muppets show is: Variety reports that professional adorable people Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Dave Grohl will guest star in an upcoming episode. Show More Summary
The Muppets turn their theme song into "The Giant Crumpet Show" for the holiday spot promoting the brand's giant crumpets.
ABC’s rebooted The Muppets welcomes a steady stream of guest stars every week, largely built around the conceit that Miss Piggy hosts a late-night talk show called Up Late with Miss Piggy. Variety reports that on the 12/1 episode “Going Going Gonzo,” one of those guests will be Dave Grohl. In the 2011 movie The […]
British brand Warburtons teams up with Disney for a Muppet-filled Christmas ad. A crumpet is, by definition, a thick, flat, savory cake with a soft, porous texture, made from a yeast mixture cooked on a griddle and typically eaten toasted with butter. Show More Summary
The Muppets, once one of the fall season’s most anticipated new shows, stumbled out of the gate. The premiere was largely met with shock, meh, and disappointment over the show’s decidedly more “adult” tone and bizarre re-characterization of Miss Piggy, newly split from longtime paramour, Kermit. Show More Summary
It was very kind of the Muppets writers to provide me with such a nice analogy for all the recent behind-the-scenes upheaval, and especially nice of them to do so within my favorite episode of the show so far. Well played, The Muppets.Without getting ahead of myself, recap-wise, “Pig’s in... More »
ABC has removed Bob Kushell as showrunner of the new television adaptation of "The Muppets" in an attempt to revamp the show.
One of ABC’s new fall shows has had a shakeup behind the cameras. The network’s high-profile reboot “The Muppets” will be carrying on without Bob Kushell, who has been the showrunner and is one of the co-creators of the comedy,...
Broadcast primetime live + same-day ratings for Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015. The numbers for Tuesday: Time Show Adults 18-49 Rating/Share Viewers (000s) 8 p.m. NCIS (CBS) 2.3/7 17.78 The Flash (The CW) 1.5/5 3.73 The Muppets (ABC) 1.4/5 4.55 Best Time Ever (NBC) – Finale 1.3/4 4.99 Grandfathered (FOX) 1.0/3 3.17 8:30 p.m. Fresh Off […]
It wasn’t at all a secret that ABC’s new Muppet show isn’t, well, good. In fact it’s terrible. The good news is that it looks like the network has plans to try to fix it. Read more...
Following Bob Kushell's exit, Kristin Newman is in talks to take over "The Muppets" as showrunner, while the show heads towards a spring relaunch.
Who know Kermit had fangs?
Here are a few facts about "The Muppets": - Only two new broadcast shows this fall, "Blindspot" and "Supergirl," had a higher premiere rating than its 2.9. - No other new show, however, has had as steep a decline: "The Muppets'" same-day 18-49 rating has dropped more than 50 percent since the premiere, with a […]
Despite being too sexy for some people, ABC has picked up its new Muppets series for a full season. That’s according to The Hollywood Reporter, which notes that the show is getting bumped up to 16 episodes—still a few shy of the usual number for a pickup like this, but apparently ABC wants to save room for some of its midseason shows. Show More Summary