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May 28, 2015

VIDEO: Chatting with Elmo and Abby on Sesame Street

Filed under: Feature,Interviews — Tags: , , — Ryan Roe @ 8:00 am

Two of the stars of Sesame Street made some time for us during our visit to the new set.

NEWS

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May 26, 2015

New Muppet Show Already Nominated for Award

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 5:13 pm

The Muppets has been nominated for a Critics’ Choice Award, despite not having been filmed yet!

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May 25, 2015

RIP Ann Meara

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 12:48 am

Comedienne Anne Meara has sadly passed away. We’re looking back at her Shalom Sesame appearance.

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May 22, 2015

Watch Kermit and Ed Sheeran Sing “Rainbow Connection”

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 12:02 am

It’s Kermit and Ed’s video for Red Nose Day! Sing along!

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May 21, 2015

Frank Oz and Dave Goelz Re-Team for Pixar

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 5:27 pm

Two Muppet performers will be in the new Pixar movie, Inside Out!

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May 20, 2015

Kermit and Ed Sheeran to Celebrate Red Nose Day

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 5:22 pm

Kermit and Ed Sheeran will be on NBC’s Red Nose Day broadcast this Thursday!

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May 18, 2015

Steve’s Stuff Part 5: Kermit Clein, Super-rare T-shirt, and a Muppet Caper Catsuit

Filed under: News — Ryan Roe @ 10:03 pm

It’s time to bid on more items from Steve Whitmire’s personal Muppet collection!

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May 16, 2015

More New Photos from the New Muppet Show

Filed under: News — Joe Hennes @ 12:14 am

Eleven more photos from the upcoming Muppet TV series!

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May 15, 2015

FAO Schwarz’s Muppet Whanot Workshop to Close

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:51 pm

Say goodbye to the Whatnot Workshop in NYC.

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Watch Fozzie Tell Jokes

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Ryan Roe @ 1:13 pm

It’s Fozzie’s Barely Funny Fridays #1!

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RIP B.B. King

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 9:35 am

Blues guitarist B.B. King has passed away, and we’re remembering his Sesame Street appearances.

ARTICLES

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May 26, 2015

VIDEO: Take a Tour of the New Sesame Street Set

Filed under: Feature,Reports — Tags: , , — Ryan Roe @ 8:00 am

Sesame Street has made some big changes for the upcoming 46th season, and your Tough Pigs pals Joe and Ryan dropped by the set to give you the grand tour!

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May 22, 2015

Muppet Vault: The Best of The Muppet Show!

Filed under: Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:34 am

Join us on June 14th in Brooklyn, NY for a special Muppet Vault featuring our favorite moments from The Muppet Show!

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May 18, 2015

Maybe This Time: The New Muppet TV Show Just Might Work

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: — Ryan Roe @ 8:00 am

The new Muppet show is their first attempt at a TV series since Muppets Tonight, but they’re in much better shape now.

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May 15, 2015

Jim Memorial Week: Remembering Jim Art Show

Filed under: Art,Feature — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 9:46 am

Our artist friends help us pay homage to Jim Henson in this throwback ToughPigs article from five years ago!

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May 14, 2015

Jim Memorial Week: A Muppet Slam Poem

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , — Julia Gaskill @ 11:12 am

In remembrance of Jim Henson: A slam poem from Kermit to Jim!

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May 13, 2015

Jim Memorial Week: When the Muppets Said Goodbye to Their Creator

Filed under: Feature — Tags: , — Ryan Roe @ 8:00 am

Revisiting the 1990 special The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson.’

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May 12, 2015

Watch the Trailer for the New Muppet TV Show

Filed under: News — Tags: — Ryan Roe @ 12:00 pm

Yep, Fozzie has a human girlfriend.

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When and Where to Watch the New Muppet Show

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:40 am

The Muppets will be seen on Tuesdays at 8:00 on ABC!

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Jim Memorial Week: Life After Jim Henson

Filed under: Feature — Tags: , — ToughPigs Staff @ 8:00 am

What’s Muppet fandom like for the fans born in a post-Jim Henson world?

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