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In the world of amphibian celebrities, there's no bigger star than Kermit the Frog. Yet back in January on the set of Disney's upcoming film "The Muppets" — the first big screen outing for Jim Henson's beloved menagerie since 1999's "Muppets in...
Show TrackerItâ??s only the second week of competition, but already the stakes have been raised. Instead of 4 1/2 weeks of practice, each couple had just four days to prepare a fast-stepping jive, a sultry tango or a, um, fast-stepping quickstep.......
All The RageAs the first generation of "Sesame Street" viewers veers toward middle age, itâs hard to believe that the show that introduced generations to Kermit the Frog, Bert and Ernie, Oscar the Grouch, Elmo and, of course, Big Bird, is turning......
Company TownWhen the Black List, Hollywood's annual ranking of the top unproduced scripts, was unveiled Friday, it lent the full weight of its authority to Christopher Weekes. Weekes' screenplay "The Muppet Man," about the life and loves of Jim Henson, had......
The Hero ComplexAt Company Town, our sister blog on the business of show business, Stephen Zeitchik has an interesting report on a screenwriter named Christopher Weekes, whose script for a odd bio-pic called "The Muppet Man" was just named the best unproduced......
Gold DerbyEvery year since 1989, the National Film Registry -- a branch of the Library of Congress -- has chosen 25 movies to preserve for posterity. This year, as usual, most of its choices aren't the ones deemed the best of their day by Hollywood -- that is,...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterMr. Hooper was OK. The little documentaries with kids narrating stories about barges, bumble bees and bottling plants were sometimes interesting. And the crudely drawn animated spots with singing, talking and counting numbers and letters, one of which...
It wouldn't be a holiday in New York without the PIX11 Yule Log! The Yule Log, the famous film loop of a burning log in a hearth, has warmed the hearts of` viewers since it debuted on PIX in 1966. To celebrate the fabled fire stick's 46th anniversary,...
VarietyLONDON -- A Muppets-style TV show made in cahoots with the Jim Henson Co. and the BBC has been given a greenlight. Show is being written by U.K. broadcaster and comedy scribe Danny Baker, who in the past has worked with British chat show host and film...
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pix11.com | @JuliaTheWriterMayor Michael Bloomberg unveiled the Muppets as New York City's official "Family Ambassadors" Friday in a press conference in Times Square. For the next year, Kermit, Miss Piggy and the rest of the gang will encourage families to travel to the Big...
No shock that “Hugo” and “The Artist” dominated this year’s Oscar nominations (for a full list, go here. I even wouldn’t have been surprised if the dog from “The Artist” had scored a nom. But there were...
PIX11.comPIX11's Frances River sat down with actor Jason Segel as he rehearsed to host "Saturday Night Live" this past weekend. He stars in new movie "The Muppets" and also is the force behind writing it and getting it to theaters. When Walter, the world's...
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