While Sesame Street's most famous characters will always be iconic Muppets like Big Bird, Elmo, and Grover, the humans who live and work on TV's most iconic street are the heart of the show. They lead the childlike Muppets through lessons...Show More Summary
The muppets of Sesame Street have been entertaining and educating children for over four decades. But as real as some of those characters might feel, we adults know that's the result of some very talented people with their hands up muppet butt. Ever wondered what the performers under your favorite characters really look like?? CLICK HERE to view [...]
For the past five decades, children have come to love Maria on Sesame Street whose calming and sometimes silly presence has reassured Muppets and friends alike. Now, Sonia Manzano, the actress who has played her since 1971, has announced her retirement. [ more › ]
In Hear This, A.V. Club writers sing the praises of songs they know well. This week: the first “cool” songs we ever liked. Bikini Kill, “New Radio” (1993) Growing up, I was more familiar with the Muppets versions of popular songs than the songs themselves. Show More Summary
Last year, Nintendo went with Robot Chicken-style action figure stop motion animation to present their wares at E3, so this year they topped it with puppets. Puppets made by the actual Jim Henson workshop. So if you shouted, "Oh my God, Nintendo MUPPETS!" like a large portion of our editorial staff during their show, you were pretty much dead-on.
Take a peek behind The Jim Henson Company's studio doors with Nintendo video games luminary Shigeru Miyamoto.
Schedules for the first two days of Comic-Con 2015 have been released; now it's time to take a look at the third day, which will include panels for shows like Once Upon a Time, Blindspot, Grimm, The Muppets, Outlander, Hannibal, Person of Interest and many others. Show More Summary
SPOILER ALERT ON YOUR OWN LIFE. Read only if you want to know. We've seen the future and it could not be more clear. In just a couple months, you will be stomping around with Muppet...
While we're still in the midst of the summer TV season and avoiding the heat with "True Detective" and the remaining episodes of "Hannibal," there's also fall TV to look forward to. With new shows like "Supergirl," ABC's "The Muppets"...Show More Summary
ABC is bringing the magic to Comic-Con 2015. As well as bring Storybrooke back to San Diego for the fifth consecutive year, ABC is bringing its new kids-of-all-ages show, The Muppets. Follow the jump for panel details and autograph session times. Show More Summary
For the fifth Comic-Con in a row, ABC’s Once Upon a Time is coming back to the San Diego confab. It’s always one of the big panels in ballroom 20 that wows fans with exclusive peeks of the new season; last year they showed off some of their Frozen footage to big screams. Show More Summary
On Saturday, July 11, it’s a day filled with magic as ABC’s fan favorite, “Once Upon a Time,” returns to Comic-Con for its fifth consecutive year with a panel that will discuss the upcoming season,
Check out the highlights and big trends at this year's E3, from Fallout 4 to Halo 5, as well as Star Fox and a surprise Jim Henson muppet.
Editor's note: The event scheduled for June 17 has been cancelled.
Remember the puppets from Nintendo's E3 press conference? They were the best part, and they weren't even game related! Well it turns out they were actually Muppets from Jim Henson's workshop. Puppet fansite Tough Pigs (haha I'm gladShow More Summary
Did those puppets at Nintendo’s E3 presentation look familiar? There’s good reason! Muppet fansite ToughPigs contacted The Henson Company, who confirmed it worked with Nintendo. Jim Henson’s son, Brian Henson, reportedly directed the opening video, too. Read more...
Name the last great puppet show you saw. And I'm not talking about Avenue Q or Hand to God or the various Muppet movies or anything else in which the idea of the puppet is as much a part of the joke as anything else. No, I'm talkingShow More Summary
Dr. Teeth Sings "Shimmy Shimmy Ya" by... 1:17 The Muppets perform their version of the Ol’ Dirty Bastard classic, “Shimmy Shimmy Ya.” Starring Dr. Teeth as ODB, featuring Electric Mayhem. Video by Mylo the Cat, aka the guy who did the Beastie Boys/Muppets mashup and the Gonzo/Humpty Dance. Submitted by: hiddentracktv Regular Keywords: dr. Show More Summary
Today we learned that conspiracy theorists had set their sights on Big Bird’s large yellow head, claiming the giant Muppet had cast his shadow across Mars. And in response, commenter Chick Counterfly shared this...well, we’re not sure exactly what it is. We only know that we can’t stop reading it. Read more...
TVNewser: Kermit the Frog played “World News Polka” on ABC’s World News Now. We can’t be the only ones who think the Muppets aren’t the least bit interesting, can we? FishbowlDC: For a good time, ask Ben Carson about LGBT rights. GalleyCat: Here’s a movie about Lance Armstrong, if you can stomach it.