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  1. Survival in Hollywood is no joke if you happen to be female, says...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | Chicago Reader

    Y ou might not know it, but you've most likely laughed at one of Nell Scovell's jokes. It's just that President Obama, Conan O'Brien, and Kermit the Frog were delivering them.

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  2. Frank Oz Thinks Disney is Mishandling 'The Muppets: "They Don't Get It"Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | /film

    ... of that. Disney has run into issues with its Muppets performers before, firing the Kermit the Frog actor Steve Whitmire over creative direction with the character. Disney is famous for holding a tight leash over its properties, but that may hurt it ...

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  3. Matt Danner happy to speak for new version of 'Muppet Babies'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    Matt Danner has been working in animation for more than two decades, starting while he was still in high school. Over the years, he's worked on a variety of programs, including "Gravity Falls," "The Looney Tunes Show," "Dan.

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  4. The Dark Crystal has been fully restored in 4KRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2018 | Warrington Guardian

    THE Dark Crystal is worth revisiting - or discovering for the first time - for the awe-inspiring puppetry and visuals alone. Jim Henson and Frank Oz's movie has been relaunched, including a 4K ultra HD edition, to mark its 35th anniversary.

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  5. Another way "Black Panther" is striking goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | CBS News

    "Black Panther" isn't on the road to just ticket-sale riches. The film could also generate nearly $250 million in licensed merchandise sales in 2018 as companies look to cash in on the cultural phenomenon, according to The Licensing Letter, a trade publication.

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  6. 'Muppet Guys Talking' Trailer: The Documentary About the Original ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | /film

    What better way to pay homage to the legacy of Jim Henson than with the five original Muppets actors who knew him best? Six years ago, five legendary voice actors/puppeteers sat down to speak about the early days of The Muppets , the beloved puppet show created by Henson. Last year, the lovely documentary Muppet Guys Talking depicting that conversation premiered at the South by Southwest Festival to rave reviews.

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  7. 'Muppet Guys Talking' Trailer Has the Original Muppet Performers Spilling SecretsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Collider

    The official trailer is here for Muppet Guys Talking , the ultimate behind-the-scenes peek into the creation of The Muppets . The documentary features an in-depth conversation between five of the original muppet performers, who discuss the creation of their iconic characters, share untold stories and unseen behind-the-scenes footage, and offer a one-of-a-kind glimpse into the making of Jim Henson 's beloved franchise.

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  8. Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy Discuss The Royal WeddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | Southern Accents

    The porcine puppet and her ex , Kermit the Frog, recently spoke with British media regarding their upcoming trip to London for The Muppets' first-ever European live show this July. Naturally, the question of whether or not they'd be arriving early to attend the high-profile nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in May came up.

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  9. The Muppets bringing their 'musical extravaganza' to London's O2 ArenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | IndieLondon

    The stars of the classic '70s TV show, as well as the recent hit movie , will play two dates at London's O2 Arena on July 13 and 14. Kermit is being billed as the headliner, after stellar performances during their sell-out shows at the Hollywood Bowl last year. The enthusiastic frog commented: "We're thrilled to bring this first time ever live performance to all our fans in the UK.

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  10. The Muppets on their O2 shows, Kermit & Piggya s relationship and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | NME

    It's time to play the music, it's time to light the lightsa The Muppets are heading to London. Today, the veteran puppet troupe announced they're to appear in the first ever live Muppets extravaganza to take part outside of the states, when Kermit, Piggy, Fozzie, Gonzo and the gang take to the stage at The O2 for two evening performances and a matinee on Friday 13 and Saturday 14 July this year.

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  11. Mahna mahna! The Muppets to perform at The O2 this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | This is Local London

    Miss Piggy and Kermit, as the pig puppet has said that she will be angling for an invitation to the royal wedding when The Muppets come to London for their first ever full-length live shows in Europe. Photo: AEG Presents/PA Wire The beloved pig will be joined by Kermit The Frog, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo and Animal for The Muppets Take The O2 in July, inspired by their hit 1980s variety TV show The Muppet Show.

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  12. Miss Piggy angling for royal wedding invitation as Muppets announce London showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | Salisbury Journal

    Miss Piggy has said she will be angling for an invitation to the royal wedding when The Muppets come to London for their first ever full-length live shows in Europe. The beloved pig will be joined by Kermit The Frog, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo and Animal for The Muppets Take The O2 in July, inspired by their hit 1980s variety TV show The Muppet Show.

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  13. The Muppets to play first ever European shows in London8:00 am - Feb 23, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | NME

    The iconic Jim Henson troupe will play The O2 Arena on Friday 13 and Saturday 14 July - bringing a unique combination of musical performances, sketches, and celebrity guests to London. The shows mark the first time that the puppet group, led by Kermit The Frog, have performed their live shows outside of the US.

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  14. Items: Muppets Rebooted Again, New Doctor Who Logo and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | TVLine

    Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy may be getting another stab at TV fame through Disney's new direct-to-consumer streaming service. A Muppets reboot is said to be in the works at Disney, per THR.com .

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  15. Disney Rebooting The Muppets for Their Streaming ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | ComingSoon.net

    According to an item in The Hollywood Reporter , Disney is planning a TV reboot of The Muppets for its forthcoming streaming service, with a search for a writer underway. It will join several other brands which are slated for streaming series on the new platform, including Star Wars , High School Musical , Monsters, Inc. and The Mighty Ducks .

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  16. Disney Reportedly Developing Muppets Reboot for Streaming ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | IGN

    THR reports Disney is looking to revive Kermit the Frog and friends for a new series to premiere exclusively on its upcoming streaming service, which is expected to launch domestically in the fall of 2019 . Not much about the potential project is currently known, but a search for a writer is currently underway.

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  17. Disney Planning Another 'Muppets' Reboot for Its Streaming ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | Hollywood Reporter

    Disney's forthcoming direct-to-consumer streaming service is going to be a prime hub for remakes, reboots and all manner of familiar IP, at least according to early buzz about its initial film and television slate. Headed by OTT programming chief Agnes Chew, the as-yet-unnamed service - envisioned as a competitor to Netflix - will be a home for family-friendly fare including Marvel feature films and such TV series as a live-action Star Wars and, sources tell THR , a reboot of The Muppets .

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  18. 10 unmissable events in Wellington this autumnRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | Stuff.co.nz

    From big name acts to feel-good rhythms, classical crossovers to magical music extravaganzas, here are our picks of the hottest upcoming events in the capital: April 9-29, 2018, Various Locations - Wellington is set to host a world-first celebration of Jim Henson's musical legacy, featuring Bret McKenzie, the NZSO, and much-loved characters from The Muppets , Fraggle Rock and Sesame Street . A joyful, hilarious and heartfelt tribute to Jim Henson, this world premiere will see his creative worlds come together in concert, on the giant screen, and 'behind the seams'.

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  19. Tony-Award Winner Reni 1 2e Elise Goldsberry Will Perform Theme Song...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Tony Award-winner Rene Elise Goldsberry will perform the theme song for Disney Junior's highly-anticipated animated series "Muppet Babies," premiering this March on Disney Channel. The iconic theme song has been reimagined for a whole new generation of young viewers by the acclaimed songwriting team of Kay Hanley, Michelle Lewis and Dan Petty .

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  20. Coastella Music Festival 17/2/18 - Programme and InfoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2018 | Scoop

    Below is the programme and important info for Coastella Music Festival , this Saturday 17th from 1pm at Southward Car Museum . Scoop readers - Help us create quality, independent news & journalism that is freely available to the public.

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