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At a new NYC exhibit there are 180 Muppets. You can also make your own. But what is most amazing is the story of their creator Jim Henson, and how Kermit and Miss Piggy came to be.
Jim Henson, the relentless innovator who gave the world Kermit the Frog and "The Muppet Show," is getting a permanent tribute in New York, nearly 30 years after his death. If rarely seen on camera, Henson lived and breathed television,...Show More Summary
Last year, Afghanistan’s version of Sesame Street unveiled a radical new character: Zari, the show’s first-ever female muppet, created in-part to inspire the young women in the deeply conservative country. (A small minority of girls in Afghanistan go to school at all, and the country’s literacy rate for women ranks ... More »
It's nice to see Kylie Jenner has buried the hatchet with her brother Rob Kardashian, but are these socks for real?? The 19-year-old showed off her Kylie Jenner Shop collab with Arthur George on Snapchat on Friday, and we couldn't help but notice this illustration looks like a Muppet-version of Kylie! Related: Rob's Family Is PISSED About [...]
With Steve Whitmire announcing that he's stepping down from his iconic role as Kermit the Frog, Stephen Colbert had a few ideas on who could replace him. (Longtime Muppet performer Matt Vogel will take over for Whitmire.) The Late Show...Show More Summary
After 27 years, the voice of The Muppets star Kermit the Frog is being replaced. So, who will take over? Well, Stephen Colbert has a few ideas. In a comedy sketch on Wednesday’s episode of The Late Show, Colbert had the likes of Donald Trump, his son Don Jr., press secretary Sean Spicer and Ben...
Watch Stephen Colbert's spoof of Trump, Sean Spicer and others auditioning to become the new voice of the beloved Muppets character.
Earlier this week it was announced that Muppet Studio was replacing Kermit the Frog’s longtime voice actor after more than two decades. Steve Whitmire voiced America’s favorite frog since character creator Jim Henson died in 1990. Stephen Colbert’s late show got footage of the auditions to become the new voice of Kermit. Show More Summary
TONIGHT: Some of Trump’s favorite puppets audition to be America’s favorite Muppet. #LSSC pic.twitter.com/MOn9EYLV2I— The Late Show (@colbertlateshow) July 13, 2017 ... More »
Puppeteer Steve Whitmire has voiced the iconic star of the Muppets since 1990, when he took over after show creator Jim Henson's death. Now, longtime Muppets veteran Matt Vogel is assuming the mantle.
The Iglesia Park Community Center in Aliso Viejo is hosting a free animal show and movie screening. The Reptile Zoo will hold its live animal show and teach residents about lizards, snakes and tortoises. A screening of “The Muppet Movie” will follow the animal show. Children and parents are invited to the event. Moviegoers should […]
Spike Jonze's 1994 video for the Beastie Boys banger "Sabotage" is one of the all-time great music videos, a fake opening-credits sequence for a '70s cop show that really should've existed. Follow That Bird, meanwhile, is a 1985 movie about a villainous giant-bird social worker who tries to make Big Bird leave Sesame Street and…
This one-of-a-kind house near Woodstock has a history that is as unique as it is. John Kahn, the home's creator, was friends with the late Muppet mogul Jim Henson and designed sets for the show. The secretary for the Grateful Dead also lived in the home for several years. Show More Summary
Capitalizing on the appeal of the Muppets, the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria launched a Kickstarter campaign that raised more than $143,000,000 to help finance a new permanent exhibit on... To view the full story, click the title link.
Long before there were Muppets or Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, there was Punch and Judy. The traditional puppet show has been around since at least the 17th century, and even today, specialist puppeteers known as “professors” keep it alive. Show More Summary
When Sesame Street introduced Julia, a muppet with autism, first in digital form in 2015 and then in physical form on the show earlier this year, we were instantly hooked on the sweet and likeable character. Now, to continue in its quest...Show More Summary
April marks Autism Awareness Month, and PBS Kids is doing its part to raise awareness by showing episodes featuring characters on the spectrum. Beginning with a Muppet’s TV debut on Monday, PBS Kids will air episodes of “Sesame Street,”...Show More Summary
The A.V Club had a chance to interview Frank Oz, Fran Brill, and a few of the other original Muppeteers about their new documentary, Muppet Guys Talking: Secrets Behind The Show The Whole World Watched. The characters they’ve played have become iconic and influential for people around the world. Show More Summary
"Do doo do do do." The Late Show with Stephen Colbert gave Press Secretary Sean Spicer the once-in-a-lifetime chance to sing alongside the Muppets. Set to the tune of the hit song "Mahna Mahna," the show played a montage of Spicer describing...Show More Summary