ABC’s upcoming Muppets mockumentary series only had so much to show at its recent Comic-Con 2015 panel, but with an actual premiere as far away as September, Kermit, Ms. Piggy, Gonzo and the gang dug deep for a special preview. Check out the 10-minute presentation that convinced ABC to make a new Muppets series!
Welp, that was fast! Just a short while after ABC released its full fall 2015 lineup, here come the trailers. The Muppets go “adult” in the first mockumentary preview for their new series, while Uncle Buck lives, FBI agents join Quantico, and even Community star Ken Jeong gets in the three-camera sitcom game by the latest trailers.
Before he was a CGI creation, Jedi master Yoda was a puppet. Before green screens became the norm, the Dagobah set for ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ was built elevated off the ground to accommodate Yoda’s puppeteers. And before he brought Yoda to life, puppeteer and voice actor Frank Oz was best known as the man behind Miss Piggy. In a weird way, that makes the most wizened character in the ‘Star Wars’ universe a distant relative of the extended Muppet family.
I stumbled across this idea, thanks to Reesha at 107.3 KFFM next door. She had posted a picture of a Muppet that looked like "The Maddhouse's" Nahum Ray.
That got my mind thinking ... (I know: Scary thought!)
I decided to match up members of our Townsquare Media family -- 92.9 The Bull, 94.5 KATS, 107.3 KFFM, and 1280 KIT, plus some of our internal staff -- with Muppets. It's based on lo
Yesterday Jane Henson passed away. She was 78 years old. During her life, she was married to Jim Henson, and she worked with him until she took a break from puppetry to raise their children. Together they started 'The Muppet Show,' and Jane's work with the Jim Henson Legacy ensured that future generations would fall in love with the characters she and her husband dreamed up.