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New Muppet Show Coming To Fox
5 replies to this topic
Posted March 07 2002 - 05:44 AM
A Frog And His Pig
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)[
Posted March 07 2002 - 08:32 AM
Saw this thread and thought it must be about "Greg the Bunny."
The purpose of an education is to replace an empty mind with an open mind.
Posted March 07 2002 - 02:59 PM
Finally! The muppets with all of the sex & profanity the average TV viewer craves.
Posted March 07 2002 - 03:19 PM
|Saw this thread and thought it must be about "Greg the Bunny."|
Posted March 07 2002 - 04:28 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.
Posted March 08 2002 - 12:36 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.