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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘the muppets’

Terry Crews Is Having A Great Year

2014 is already starting off as a great year for Terry Crews. Crews currently co-stars in the Golden Globe winning Fox comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine, he just appeared on The Ellen Degeneres Show, and we’ll get to see him in a new Super Bowl ad with the Muppets. And January isn’t even over yet! The people at Toyota have enlisted the …

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Lady Gaga and The Muppets Enjoy Mutual Promotion

Lady Gaga and the Muppets entertained TV fans on Thanksgiving night, in a special aptly named Lady Gaga & the Muppets’ Holiday Spectacular. If you’re a fan of one or the other, the show was no doubt well received and probably even enjoyed. And if not, it was likely passed over for a football game or a rerun on TNT. …

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Muppets Most Wanted Poster Debuts

The official movie poster for the new Muppets Most Wanted made its debut today in an Entertainment Weekly exclusive. Ricky Gervais, one of the film’s co-stars, tweeted back in October: Just put some finishing touches to The Muppet Movie, It's looking fantastic. I am a very lucky boy. — Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) October 17, 2013 He plays second-banana to villain …

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Muppets Most Wanted Trailer Includes Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey

The Muppets was a success back in the fall of 2011, winning critical praise and an Oscar for its music. It was a return to form for the Muppets, who had not been in a theatrical movie since 1999’s Muppets From Space. Disney is now looking to press on with that success, and a sequel to The Muppets is coming …

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Jane Henson Dies; Muppeteer Was 78

Jane Henson, wife of Muppets creator Jim Henson, has died. She was 78. According to The Jim Henson Company, Henson died at her Connecticut home yesterday after a prolonged battle with cancer. The company has set up a tribute page featuring photos from her life and audio from an address she made to The Jim Henson company made last year. …

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Jerry Nelson Dies at 78, Muppet Puppeteer

Today, we learn the loss of one of the most prominent people from our childhood. Jerry Nelson, the voice and puppeteer behind many of Jim Henson’s The Muppets characters, has died. Jimmy Nelson started working for Jim Henson’s Muppet project in 1965 with his first job on The Jimmy Dean Show, due to Frank Oz taking time off from his …

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Google+’s First Commercial For the UK

While Google+‘s commercial with The Muppets has been on in the United States since the Oscars, the search engine introduced the ad copy to the United Kingdom, making it Google’s first ad campaign for that particular region. Apparently, the tag line for this particular campaign is “That’s a plus.” I, for some reason, am happy Google didn’t capitalize the “plus” …

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The Muppets Respond to Fox News Attack, Miss Piggy’s Upset

The Muppets, whimsical puppets who try to make both adults and kids laugh – or – a brainwashing piece of media that’s looking to turn your kids into liberal, tree-hugging, pinko commies? Fox News asked this question a couple of months ago, seriously (as serious as they could) debating the ramifications of The Muppets featuring an oil tycoon as the …

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