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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 11, 2015

Jim Memorial Week: A Day in the LIFE

Filed under: Feature — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 9:58 am

Jim Henson passed away 25 years ago this week, so we’re looking back on the iconic LIFE Magazine article about the loss.

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May 9, 2015

Watch Pepe’s Shenanigans at YouTube HQ

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 3:55 pm

Watch a new video featuring Pepe behind the scenes at YouTube!

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May 8, 2015

New Muppet Show Already Has New Photos

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 3:24 pm

Check out the first batch of on-set photos from the upcoming Muppet TV show!

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Kermit the Week: Birthday Presents for the Boss

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: — Julia Gaskill @ 12:36 pm

What would all the Muppets get Kermit for his 60th birthday? (Which is coming up, incidentally.)

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May 7, 2015

It’s Official: We’re Getting a New Muppet Show

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:01 pm

ABC has greenlit a new TV series for the Muppets!

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David Letterman’s Top 10 List Spotlights Sesame Street

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 10:31 pm

Watch David Letterman’s special Top 10 list in honor of I Am Big Bird!

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Watch the Muppets Sing “Pure Imagination” with Lindsey Stirling & Josh Groban

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Ryan Roe @ 1:49 pm

Another day, another Muppet appearance on YouTube! This is a good one.

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Kermit the Week: In Memory of a Coat

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: — Matthew Soberman @ 11:19 am

We’re celebrating Kermit’s 60th birthday by recalling his humble beginnings as a green coat and two ping pong balls.

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May 6, 2015

Watch Miss Piggy Arrive at YouTube Space LA

Filed under: News — Tags: — Ryan Roe @ 1:04 pm

The pig had some trouble getting in.

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Mental Floss Presents 20 Muppet Facts

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:20 am

Watch a new video starring Kermit, Miss Piggy, and more on Mental Floss!!

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Kermit the Week: The Many Facets of the Frog

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

We’ve known a few different Kermits over the past 60 years.

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May 5, 2015

Kermit the Week: 60 Favorite Kermit Moments, part 2

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: — ToughPigs Staff @ 9:54 am

The second half of our 60 favorite Kermit the Frog moments in honor of his 60th birthday!

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REMINDER: I Am Big Bird Opens TODAY!

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

You have multiple options for viewing the Caroll Spinney documentary.

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May 4, 2015

Watch the Muppets Get Their A Cappella On

Filed under: News — Tags: — Ryan Roe @ 1:00 pm

A bunch of Muppet YouTube appearances are on the way. This is one of them!

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Watch Bunsen and Beaker Brush Teeth, Drink Orange Juice

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 12:31 pm

Bunsen and Beaker star in a new video from Mental Floss!

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Kermit the Week: 60 Favorite Kermit Moments, part 1

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: — ToughPigs Staff @ 10:24 am

In celebration of Kermit’s 60th birthday, we’re calling out our 60 favorite Kermit moments!

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May 1, 2015

Muppet Vault: Miss Piggy’s Moi-morial Day Parade!

Filed under: Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 2:00 pm

Join us in Brooklyn, NY on Sunday, May 24th for a special Miss Piggy-themed Muppet event!

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April 29, 2015

Kermit and Walter Announce New YouTube Stuff

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 1:43 pm

Watch a new YouTube video of Kermit and Walter announcing more YouTube videos!

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Turn Back Time: The Muppets on The Cher Show, part 2

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Joe Hennes @ 10:44 am

Our coverage of the Muppets on The Cher Show continues with Kermit the Frog, Sweetums, Sam, Waldorf, Mildred, and of course, Cher!

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April 28, 2015

Miss Piggy Wins an Award

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Ryan Roe @ 4:10 pm

And it’s about time!

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