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New Muppet Show Coming To Fox


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#1 of 6 OFFLINE   Peter Kline

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Posted March 07 2002 - 10:44 AM

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From The Hollywood Reporter:



Muppets to get restyled for Fox

March 07, 2002



A new generation of Muppets is ready to take on primetime. Jim Henson Television has partnered with producers Team Todd and Fox Broadcasting Co. to develop a Muppet series that will feature a new crop of characters in addition to Kermit, Miss Piggy and other long-standing members of Henson's fuzzy troupe. The project is still in the early stages of development, but the plan is to take a wholly new approach to a Muppet series -- it will not be a remake of the successful "Muppet Show" comedy-variety vehicle that aired in syndication from 1976-81. (Cynthia Littleton)[

#2 of 6 OFFLINE   Malcolm R

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Posted March 07 2002 - 01:32 PM

Saw this thread and thought it must be about "Greg the Bunny." Posted Image
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#3 of 6 OFFLINE   Dan B

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Posted March 07 2002 - 07:59 PM

Finally! The muppets with all of the sex & profanity the average TV viewer craves. Posted Image



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#4 of 6 OFFLINE   Adam Lenhardt

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Posted March 07 2002 - 08:19 PM

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#5 of 6 OFFLINE   Jeff

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Posted March 07 2002 - 09:28 PM

It will probably flop since there was already another Muppets show in the early ninties that lasted only a few months. I have the pilot of that one and it was pretty good.

#6 of 6 OFFLINE   Peter Kline

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Posted March 08 2002 - 05:36 AM

Jeff, the early 90s Muppet Show flopped because it was a pale imitation of the original. This new one, according to the press release, will be different. But if you say so maybe Fox should abandon the project. Posted Image




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