Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Kermit Gives American Idol a "Rainbow Connection"!

Kermit appeared on the live season finale of American Idol last night where he performed  "Rainbow Connection" with eventual winner Maddie Poppe. 

Monday, May 21, 2018

The Muppets Shill for Barclaycard Entertainment!

You may have heard that The Muppets are performing a set of live shows at London's O2 arena in June.

What you may not know, is that Barclays bank is an official partner of the venue, and now the all three have teamed up to promote the shows. 

Over the weekend Barclay's had a wrap around ad in the UK paper Evening Standard. As you can see below, the ad features Kermit, Floyd, Animal, Beaker, The Swedish Cehf, Camilla, and Gonzo.

Photos courtesy of Ben Piddington

Yes, they're all basic stock images we've seen before, but they work well in the ads. 

That's not all though. To coincide with the ads, Barclays enlisted the actual Muppets for a TV commercial as well. 

The whole things is timed to promote The Muppet Take the O2 July 13 & 14th. Tickets are on sale now

Rachel Reacts to The Happytime Murders Trailer!

The first trailer for The Happytime Murders dropped on Friday. If you haven't already watched it, you can watch it out at the link above. (NOTE: This is a red band trailer and is not suitable for kids or work.)

Now, let's check in with our friend Rachel to see her reaction and thoughts. 

Friday, May 18, 2018

The Happytime Murders Trailer!

The first, and very NSFW red band trailer for The Jim Henson Company's long awaited R-rated puppet comedy The Happytime Murders is finally here!

Hide the kids, and get some headphones - this one's defiantly not for the kids or boss. 

Thursday, May 17, 2018

DVR Alert: Kermit to Appear on American Idol Finale!

Our favorite amphibian will make an appearance on the season finale of American Idol Monday night

The show will also feature performances from judges, Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, and Luke Bryan, along with Bebe Rexha, Nick Jonas and Mustard, Patti Labelle, Darius Rucker, Gary Clark, Jr. and Yolanda Adams, but we all know the best part will be Kermit.

Set you DVR's for 
American Idol Monday night on ABC.

First Batch of Muppet Babies Reboot Merch!

The first wave of Muppet Babies reboot merchandise is now available through the Disney.

The initial offerings mainly consist of shirts featuring the characters in both their new CG appearances as well as 2D "cartoon" versions.

Here you can see the CG version...

and the 2D version (with Fozzie and Animal reversed)...

So far, the only characters to get their own shirts, as they appear on the show, are Kermit, Piggy, Summer Penguin, and Animal, who is only available in black and white.

Everyone, but Animal, is also available in 2D. 

Each shirt is available in both toddler, child, and adult sizes and can be customized. 

All are available now at Shop Disney

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Jim Henson's Favorite Songs!

At Jim Henson's memorial service Richard Hunt stated that one of Jim's favorite times in a production was recording the music. 

To celebrate the 28th anniversary of his passing, we present Jim Henson's favorite songs .. YAAAAAAAAAAYYYY!

Baby Face:

Lydia the Tattooed Lady:

It's in Every One of Us:

Simon Smith And His Amazing Dancing Bear:

Halfway Down the Stairs:

Cottleston Pie:

I'm Going to Go Back There Someday:

Wemblin' Fools:

You Are My Sunshine:

Just one Person:

As you can see it's a collection of silly, sweet, and out right bizarre just as you'd expect. 

We'll leave you with a clip of the Muppet performers singing these songs at Jim Henson's Memorial.  

We miss you, Jim Henson!