• The Hollywood Reporter on LinkedIn
  • Follow THR on Pinterest

Latest News

  1. Austin Film Festival: Jason Segel on the Possibility of a 'How I Met Your Mother' Reunion

    2:57 pm PDT 10/16/2016
    Number of comments:

    The actor said he was excited to show 'The Muppets,' as opposed to one of his other films, because of the positivity of the movie. “Amidst everything that’s going on in the world right now, it seemed like a really fun, just nice, just positive thing to do,” he said. READ MORE

  2. Hollywood Flashback: In 1978, 'The Muppet Show' Hit Emmy Heights

    1:30 pm PDT 06/09/2016
    Number of comments:

    The series, created by Jim Henson, beat out 'The Carol Burnett Show' and 'Saturday Night Live' to take home the top prize for outstanding comedy, variety or music series. READ MORE

  3. How the 'Alice 2' Director Helped Discover Sacha Baron Cohen

    8:24 am PDT 06/03/2016
    Number of comments:

    James Bobin was working on late-nineties U.K satirical news series 'The 11 O'Clock Show' when a tape from a young comedian arrived in the post. READ MORE

  4. 'The Muppets' Canceled at ABC

    4:20 pm PDT 05/12/2016
    Number of comments:

    Once ABC's highest hope, the series crashed and burned faster than Fozzie can tell a corny joke. READ MORE

  5. Classic Sketches, Returning Favorites: Inside 'The Muppets' Midseason Reboot

    7:00 am PST 01/10/2016
    Number of comments:

    New showrunner Kristin Newman talks with THR about how she plans to bring more "joy" to the series: Adding a human foil ('Mindy Project's' Utkarsh Ambudkar) and sketches to Miss Piggy's 'Up Late' in addition to updating old bits and more. READ MORE

  6. Miss Piggy Channels Adele in "Hello" Parody for 'The Muppets'

    7:05 pm PST 11/22/2015
    Number of comments:

    Miss Piggy does an amazing Adele impersonation. READ MORE

    See All Videos

  7. 'Muppets' Showrunner Exits ABC Revival

    10:30 am PST 11/04/2015
    Number of comments:

    Bob Kushell is departing the Tuesday comedy. READ MORE

  8. ABC's 'The Muppets' Scores Full-Season Pickup

    5:30 pm PDT 10/29/2015
    Number of comments:

    The reboot from Bill Prady and Bob Kushell will run for a total of 16 episodes. READ MORE

  9. 'The Muppets' Receive Aaron Sorkin Treatment in 'Studio 60' Mashup

    6:56 pm PDT 10/09/2015
    Number of comments:

    'The Muppets' pilot episode is reimagined — Sorkin-style. READ MORE

    See All Videos

  10. 'The Muppets' Co-Creator on ABC's More Adult Series, Kermit and Piggy's Media Blitz

    5:30 pm PDT 09/22/2015
    Number of comments:

    Bill Prady opens up about plotting a Kermit and Piggy breakup with 'Muppets' mastermind Jim Henson in 1989, how the new show will incorporate guest stars and, yes, why Kermit's new girlfriend Denise is important. READ MORE

  11. 'The Muppets': Kermit and Fozzie Have Candid 'Conversation' About Working With Exes, Late-Night TV

    8:00 am PDT 09/22/2015
    Number of comments:

    THR asked Fozzie and Kermit to interview one another to preview what to expect from ABC's comedy reboot. READ MORE

    See All Videos

  12. Emmys: Watch Kermit and Miss Piggy Reunite After Their Breakup

    7:59 pm PDT 09/17/2015
    Number of comments:

    The ex-couple's power-lunch meeting spiraled out of control with cameos from Emmy nominees including Julie Bowen and Joel McHale. READ MORE

    See All Videos

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

    11:00 am PDT 08/14/2015
    Number of comments:

    Bill Prady talks with THR about why the ABC series kicks off with the beloved characters split up. READ MORE

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

    6:00 am PDT 08/06/2015
    Number of comments:

    Just getting in the conversation matters, since it's so hard to break out of a crowded field. READ MORE

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

    10:43 am PDT 08/04/2015
    Number of comments:

    Executive producers Bill Prady and Bob Kushell were joined by Kermit and Miss Piggy for a lively TCA panel Tuesday. READ MORE

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

    12:36 pm PDT 07/21/2015
    Number of comments:

    Here's the 10-minute presentation Bill Prady, Bob Kushell and Randall Einhorn filmed instead of a pilot. READ MORE

    See All Videos

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

    4:28 pm PDT 07/11/2015
    Number of comments:

    Kermit, Piggy and more make surprise appearances at their Comic-Con debut as ABC looks to have a hit on its hands. READ MORE

    See All Videos

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

    4:17 am PDT 07/09/2015
    Number of comments:

    The pay TV giant's flagship channel Sky 1 announces the biggest content investment in its history. READ MORE

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

    11:50 am PDT 06/10/2015
    Number of comments:

    The six-market tour will also provide an early look at fellow rookies 'Quantico' as well as 'Blood & Oil.' READ MORE

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

    5:00 am PDT 06/02/2015
    Number of comments:

    The Canadian broadcaster bought eight Fox shows, including the comedies 'The Grinder,' 'Life in Pieces' and 'Scream Queens.' READ MORE