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  1. The Muppets Take Over Evine -- Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy to...Read the original story

    Yesterday | BroadcastNewsroom

    ... film and television audiences with their unique blend of heart and humor. The creation of the late visionary Jim Henson, the Muppets are among the world's most recognized and beloved characters. Since the Muppets joined The Walt Disney Company in ...

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  2. "A Muppet Family Christmas" is extremely my shitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | MetaFilter

    The Muppet Christmas Carol is a beloved holiday classic, but many may not be as familiar with A Muppet Family Christmas, a television special broadcast in 1987 and 1989, but never released on home media in its original and complete version due to various rights issues. It's noteworthy as one of the few Muppet vehicles with appearances and references to characters from the four major franchises and for featuring a cameo by Jim Henson as himself.

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  3. Hearthstone's live-action Kobolds and Catacombs trailer is a love-letter to '80s fantasy filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | Eurogamer

    The video pretends to be a trailer for The Light Candle, the direct-to-VHS directorial debut of chief kobold King Togwaggle. However true that is, Blizzard has created a loving tribute to 1980s fantasy films - most notably the puppetmasters of the Jim Henson Company, and their films Labyrinth and The Dark Crystal.

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  4. Highlights From Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update with Colin Jost and Michael CheRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | BroadwayWorld.com

    "WEEKEND UPDATE" ANCHOR COLIN JOST - "Well, the good news for President Trump is that his tax plan just passed the Senate. The bad news is he might not be president long enough to sign it."

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  5. Hear the First Single from the Hit PBS Kids Series Splash and BubblesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Jim Henson Company, Herschend Studios, Varse Sarabande Records, and The Cutting Edge Group announce the inaugural release of music from the hit PBS Kids preschool series, Splash and Bubbles. The single, "And So We Celebrate " will be available on all major digital retailers on December 1, 2017, in celebration of the holiday season and the all-new episode "Coral Day" premiering on December 11, 2017 .

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  6. 10 Things You Didn't Know about The Dark CrystalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | Neatorama

    The 1982 fantasy The Dark Crystal was an artistic breakthrough in puppetry and visuasl effects, thanks to directors Jim Henson and Frank Oz. However, it didn't do as well as expected at the box office thanks to its dark story that gave parents pause, but even more because of the juggernaut E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial that was playing in theaters at the time.

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  7. Buy: Winter Room BootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Cool Hunting

    ... steel componentry. The new styles, though, make clear reference to the brand's home city: NYC. Inspired by Jim Henson's beloved television show "Fraggle Rock," a metaphor for diversity and cohabiting peacefully, Brooklyn chocolatiers the Mast ...

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  8. Buy: Naptime CandlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Cool Hunting

    ... steel componentry. The new styles, though, make clear reference to the brand's home city: NYC. Inspired by Jim Henson's beloved television show "Fraggle Rock," a metaphor for diversity and cohabiting peacefully, Brooklyn chocolatiers the Mast ...

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  9. Buy: 24K MBox Elite Cannabis CollectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Cool Hunting

    ... steel componentry. The new styles, though, make clear reference to the brand's home city: NYC. Inspired by Jim Henson's beloved television show "Fraggle Rock," a metaphor for diversity and cohabiting peacefully, Brooklyn chocolatiers the Mast ...

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  10. Buy: Fingernails Sleep MaskRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Cool Hunting

    ... steel componentry. The new styles, though, make clear reference to the brand's home city: NYC. Inspired by Jim Henson's beloved television show "Fraggle Rock," a metaphor for diversity and cohabiting peacefully, Brooklyn chocolatiers the Mast ...

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  11. Know It AllRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    In "The Muppet Movie," Fozzie Bear and Kermit the Frog drive a Studebaker cross country on a quest to make it big in Hollywood. The car used for the movie is kept at the Studebaker Museum in South Bend, Indiana.

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  12. The Morning Watch: How 'The Incredibles' Should Have Ended, Jim Henson Exhibition Tour & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | /film

    ... TV shows. In this edition, find out how Pixar's The Incredibles should have ended. Plus, take a tour of the new Jim Henson exhibition on display at the Museum of the Moving Image and watch a video essay looking closely at how David Fincher uses ...

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  13. Buy: Cuckoo ClockRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Cool Hunting

    ... steel componentry. The new styles, though, make clear reference to the brand's home city: NYC. Inspired by Jim Henson's beloved television show "Fraggle Rock," a metaphor for diversity and cohabiting peacefully, Brooklyn chocolatiers the Mast ...

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  14. Buy: Clip Clip SpoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Cool Hunting

    ... steel componentry. The new styles, though, make clear reference to the brand's home city: NYC. Inspired by Jim Henson's beloved television show "Fraggle Rock," a metaphor for diversity and cohabiting peacefully, Brooklyn chocolatiers the Mast ...

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  15. Rapper Coolio and porn star Cherie DeVille plan 2020 White House runRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... The rapper on Tuesday announced his 2020 White House bid with porn star Cherie DeVille. (Photo courtesy of ABC/Jim Henson Productions) On Tuesday, porn star Cherie DeVille and Grammy Award-winning "Gangsta's Paradise" rapper Coolio announced their ...

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  16. Buy: Naughty + Nice Key RingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | Cool Hunting

    ... steel componentry. The new styles, though, make clear reference to the brand's home city: NYC. Inspired by Jim Henson's beloved television show "Fraggle Rock," a metaphor for diversity and cohabiting peacefully, Brooklyn chocolatiers the Mast ...

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  17. Buy: MW60 Wireless Over-Ear HeadphonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | Cool Hunting

    ... steel componentry. The new styles, though, make clear reference to the brand's home city: NYC. Inspired by Jim Henson's beloved television show "Fraggle Rock," a metaphor for diversity and cohabiting peacefully, Brooklyn chocolatiers the Mast ...

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  18. The Jim Henson Company Promotes Halle Stanford to President of TelevisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | Newkerala.com

    HOLLYWOOD, Calif: Longtime Henson executive Halle Stanford has been promoted to President of Television for The Jim Henson Company. The announcement was made today by Lisa Henson, CEO, to whom she reports.

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  19. Buy: The Fraggle Rock Collection Chocolate BarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | Cool Hunting

    Inspired by Jim Henson's beloved television show "Fraggle Rock," a metaphor for diversity and cohabiting peacefully, Brooklyn chocolatiers the Mast Brothers have released five limited edition bars, each featuring a different character. The brand selected five of their favorite varieties to adorn with characters for this collaboration.

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  20. Today in History - Sesame Street PremieresRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | Egypt Today

    ... characters that ranged from celebrity guest stars to the show's most beloved feature, The Muppets. Cooney hired Jim Henson to design a series of puppet characters for the show, which were originally intended to be part of their own sketches separate ...

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