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  1. 'The Muppets' Boss Explains Why He Broke Up Kermit and Miss Piggy

    11:00 am PDT 08/14/2015
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    Bill Prady talks with THR about why the ABC series kicks off with the beloved characters split up. READ MORE

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  2. TCA Journal No. 5: Which Series are Generating Buzz

    6:00 am PDT 08/06/2015
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    Just getting in the conversation matters, since it's so hard to break out of a crowded field. READ MORE

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  3. ABC's 'The Muppets' Will Feature Music, But Not Politics

    10:43 am PDT 08/04/2015
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    Executive producers Bill Prady and Bob Kushell were joined by Kermit and Miss Piggy for a lively TCA panel Tuesday. READ MORE

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  4. Watch the Pitch That Convinced ABC to Reboot 'The Muppets'

    12:36 pm PDT 07/21/2015
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    Here's the 10-minute presentation Bill Prady, Bob Kushell and Randall Einhorn filmed instead of a pilot. READ MORE

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  5. Comic-Con: 'Muppets' Steal the Spotlight, Get Standing Ovation

    4:28 pm PDT 07/11/2015
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    Kermit, Piggy and more make surprise appearances at their Comic-Con debut as ABC looks to have a hit on its hands. READ MORE

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  6. Sky Takes ABC's 'The Muppets' for U.K.

    4:17 am PDT 07/09/2015
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    The pay TV giant's flagship channel Sky 1 announces the biggest content investment in its history. READ MORE

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  7. ABC to Screen 'The Muppets' Early With Mobile Theater Tour (Exclusive)

    11:50 am PDT 06/10/2015
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    The six-market tour will also provide an early look at fellow rookies 'Quantico' as well as 'Blood & Oil.' READ MORE

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  8. LA Screenings: Rogers Media Package Buys 20th Century Fox Series

    5:00 am PDT 06/02/2015
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    The Canadian broadcaster bought eight Fox shows, including the comedies 'The Grinder,' 'Life in Pieces' and 'Scream Queens.' READ MORE

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  9. 'Muppets,' 'Rush Hour' and More Among Foreign Favorites at the L.A. Screenings

    5:00 am PDT 05/27/2015
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    Moi?! Yes, Ms. Piggy and 'The X Files' prompt talk of bidding wars as international buyers assess the new crop of U.S. TV. READ MORE

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  10. Anonymous Ad Buyer Appraises the Upfronts: Stop Telling Us You're No. 1

    5:00 am PDT 05/20/2015
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    "We all have research departments; we know who is No. 1 and who isn't." READ MORE

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  11. TV Upfronts: ABC Entertainment Chief on 'Grey's Anatomy's' Future, 'SHIELD' Spinoff, More

    10:13 am PDT 05/12/2015
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    Ahead of his pitch to ad buyers, Paul Lee spoke to the press about 'American Crime's' planned reset and the "firecracker" that is 'Fresh Off the Boat's Eddie Huang. READ MORE

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  12. ABC Orders Shondaland and Jenna Bans Dramas, 'Muppets' Revival, More

    6:30 pm PDT 05/07/2015
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    The network kicks off its 2015-16 series orders with six dramas and three comedies, with another half-hour pickup expected to come. READ MORE

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  13. 'Muppets' Revived at ABC With 'Big Bang Theory' Co-Creator

    9:00 am PDT 04/03/2015
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    Bill Prady is co-writing the script that is being eyed as a straight-to-series variety show. READ MORE

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  14. Disney/ABC Inks Licensing Deal With Canadian Streamer Shomi

    11:21 am PST 11/19/2014
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    'Revenge' and 'Scandal' are among the TV series covered by SVOD deal READ MORE

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  15. 10 Ways To Remember Jim Henson On His Birthday

    5:23 pm PDT 09/24/2014
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    From Kermit to dinosaurs, and beyond READ MORE

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  16. Box Office: 'Divergent' Breaks YA Curse With $56 Million Debut; 'Muppets 2' Bombs

    8:44 am PDT 03/23/2014
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    UPDATED: Christian film "God's Not Dead" pleases with $8.6 million, while Lars von Tier's unrated sexual opus "Nymphomaniac" tanks; overseas, "Noah" lands in Mexico and South Korea, grossing a dazzling $14 million. READ MORE

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  17. Tina Fey in Talks to Join Disney's 'Muppets' Sequel (Exclusive)

    5:34 pm PST 01/08/2013
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    Fey would re-team with her "Invention of Lying" co-star Ricky Gervais in the follow-up to the 2011 reboot of the Jim Henson franchise. READ MORE

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  18. Grammy Nominations: 'Hugo,' 'The Dark Knight Rises' Battle Video Game 'Journey' for Best Score

    8:30 pm PST 12/05/2012
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    Composing vets John Williams, Hans Zimmer and Howard Shore will compete in the score category, while best soundtrack pits The Muppets against Woody Allen. READ MORE

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  19. Stephen Colbert Presses Frank Oz on Whether Muppets Have Sex

    9:58 pm PST 11/28/2012
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    Oz, who has voiced Cookie Monster, Bert, Miss Piggy and other Muppets, reluctantly tries to answer that question as best he can on Wednesday night's "The Colbert Report." READ MORE

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  20. Next Gen 2012: Hollywood's All-Star Alumni

    1:35 pm PST 11/07/2012
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    For nearly two decades, The Hollywood Reporter's annual Next Generation list has proved a definitive guide to the industry's rising stars, an accurate predictor of the men and women who soon will run the industry. Let these seven Next Gen honorees from the list’s early years serve as proof. READ MORE

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