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Disney Junior Reimagines Muppet Babies for 2018

Disney Junior has recently announced that production is underway on their reimagined Muppet Babies series, which is slated for an early 2018 release. This reboot of the beloved Jim Henson property will feature CG animated renditions of Kermit the Frog, Piggy, Fozzie, Gonzo, Animal, and all of the other babyfied versions of the Muppets. The legs of Miss Nanny will also be making a comeback to the ...

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Muppet Babies Makes a Comeback to Disney TV on 2018

Muppet Babies is ready to fulfil its promise and make their fans’ dreams come true as Disney Junior launches a new, reimagined Muppet Babies in 2018. The series will chronicle the playroom adventures of Piggy, Kermit the Frog, Gonzo, Fozzie Bear, Miss Nanny and Animal. The production has just started on the CG-animated series, a co-production of Disney Junior, The Muppets Studio, Disney ...

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Toon Hero App Launches Social Network BETA

LOS ANGELES, CA – March 20, 2014 – Today, Trigger Happy, the creators of the animated storytelling app Toon Hero, launched their own social network, www.toonhero.com. Users will be able to publish their creations faster and directly on the social network using HTML5 technology with the newly released version 1.4 of the app. A user profile is created, which showcase each of the individual’s ...

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Moving Image Museum Planning a Jim Henson Gallery

The Museum of the Moving Image and The Jim Henson Legacy have recently announced that the family of Jim Henson has donated almost 400 puppets, costumes, and props to the museum, which will be used in order to build a new gallery devoted to Henson’s long storied career and his contributions to the industry. The project had a fundraising goal of $5 million, and is anchored by $2.75 million ...

The Muppets Visit Good Luck Charlie
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The Muppets Visit Good Luck Charlie

This coming Sunday, April 28 at 7:30 pm, Jim Henson’s loveable Muppets will be paying a visit to Disney Channel’s live action sitcom Good Luck Charlie, with the Muppets being represented by Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy, along with a bunch of other felt friends. In the episode, the Duncan family is preparing to build their own dream house after the current one has been infested by ...

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Jim Henson’s ImaginOcean Looking for Partners

The Jim Henson Company is currently seeking partners for their new children’s animated series, ImaginOcean, which is based on the acclaimed Off-Broadway musical John Tartaglia’s ImaginOcean. The 52×11 musical cartoon will blend the real time puppeteering techniques that the Henson Digital Puppetry Studio became famous for with state of the art CG animation. ...

Sid The Science Kid: The Movie in the Works
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Sid The Science Kid: The Movie in the Works

The Jim Henson Company and Nine Eyes Tone & Shanghai Animation Film Studios have teamed up to produce a new CGI animated movie based on Sid the Science Kid. The series is Henson’s latest series utilizing digital puppetry, and is currently part of the PBSKIDS preschool lineup. ...

Disney and Pixar's Toy Story Small Fry joins Jim Henson's The Muppets
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Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story Small Fry joins Jim Henson’s The Muppets

On November 23rd, the Muppets will finally make their return to the big screen, ready to impress the legions of old fans and a world of new ones. The Disney mascots wont be traveling alone, however, as the film will be joined by a brand new Toy Story short, entitled Small Fry. When Cars 2 hit theaters a few months back, movie goers were also greeted with a short from the Toy Story universe, ...

Dinosaur Train travels to Dinosaur Big City, from Jim Henson Company
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Dinosaur Train travels to Dinosaur Big City, from Jim Henson Company

On August 22nd, catch a train to Dinosaur Big City – a Dinosaur Train! The Jim Henson Company series is ready to debut a one-hour made-for-TV movie based on the Dinosaur Train series, giving all your favorite CG dinos some extra room to roar! The special hits PBS Kids, also helping to usher in Dinosaur Train season two. Other stops along the way during the year are Big Dinosaur Week, ...

Muppets: The Green Album from Walt Disney Records
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Muppets: The Green Album from Walt Disney Records

In this latest Muppets revival boom, as we inch our way closer to November’s new Muppets movie, we simply can’t get enough of the whole world folks like Jim Henson created. Apparently, we’re not alone, as many of the music industry’s biggest stars have gotten together to release a brand new record, Muppets: The Green Album. Hitting stores on August 23rd, the record will ...

Sid The Science Kid celebrates Earth Day on PBS Kids
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Sid The Science Kid celebrates Earth Day on PBS Kids

On April 18th, PBS Kids will debut the first of four brand new episodes of Sid the Science Kid. Each episode, which will spread out between Apirl 18th and April 21st, will explore a different “Green theme” in honor of the Earth Day holiday. The environmental topics will include: where trash goes, how recycling works, why Sid’s dad wears a mask when he paints, and what happens ...

The Jim Henson Company's Dinosaurs in the Snow now on DVD
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The Jim Henson Company’s Dinosaurs in the Snow now on DVD

As a special winter gift from The Jim Henson Company and PBS Kids, Dinosaur Train is coming home on DVD in a new collection, Dinosaurs in the Snow. The package includes eight episodes of Dinosaur Train, a co-production between Henson’s crew, Paramount Home Entertainment, and Sparky Entertainment. The disc includes the following episodes: Dinosaurs in the Snow, Night Train, Fossil Fred, ...

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