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Potential New Muppet Show

Discussion in 'Muppet Headlines' started by muppetlover123, Mar 13, 2012.

  1. Pinkflower7783

    Pinkflower7783 Well-Known Member

    Again because the Muppets are owned by Disney it HAS to be on either abc, abc family or Disney channel as those are the networks they own.
  2. Speed Tracer

    Speed Tracer Well-Known Member

    It could also be on NBC. Universal (who owns NBC) doesn't own the property, of course, but Letters to Santa aired on NBC.
  3. Pinkflower7783

    Pinkflower7783 Well-Known Member

    And I think that was before Disney fully bought the Muppets. And with all the money the muppets is pulling in Disney is no way in heck gonna let any station air the muppet show should it come back. It would have to be on one of their three owned stations.
  4. Speed Tracer

    Speed Tracer Well-Known Member

    Disney fully bought the Muppets in 2004. Letters to Santa was 2008. I'm not sure how it aired on NBC; maybe someone out there has a little more information?

    I wonder what a new show would be called...
  5. Pinkflower7783

    Pinkflower7783 Well-Known Member

    Umm probably just the muppet show? A very muppet Christmas was 2002 and also aired on NBC but I still feel at the time they were still jumping them around. I'll admit I only recently got back into the muppets about 2 years ago. Before that I wasn't really into them more cause I had grown out of them. And they weren't really doing anything. So sadly I was one of those fans who when Jim Henson died I forgot about them.
  6. Avilos

    Avilos Member

    I have wondered if Letters From Santa being on NBC was because it was completing an older deal for two Muppet films on NBC. Which started with A Very Muppet Christmas. Which would predate the Disney sale. This is just speculation but it would make sense.
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  7. Pinkflower7783

    Pinkflower7783 Well-Known Member

    I hope their gonna make a new Christmas special this year.
  8. Muppetboy09

    Muppetboy09 Well-Known Member

    As reported by Muppet Stuff, it seems like this is actually going to happen!
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  9. muppetlover123

    muppetlover123 Well-Known Member

  10. Oscarfan

    Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    No, they're talking about the Henson Company's new show developments.
  11. Pinkflower7783

    Pinkflower7783 Well-Known Member

    Yes but if you read the article more carefully it says in additon to the success of last years movie a new Muppet series is currently in development in the States. Its two different shows being made. One by the Jim Henson Company in Great Britain and the other one to be made here in the States which would be Kermit and co.
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  12. Pinkflower7783

    Pinkflower7783 Well-Known Member

    They should've made that article a little more clearer because it's obvious people are already getting confused. Lol!
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  13. Pinkflower7783

    Pinkflower7783 Well-Known Member

    That article is kind of old it was done back in March. The annoucment that was just made today is the first I've heard of it since that article was posted.
  14. Plaid Fraggle

    Plaid Fraggle Well-Known Member

    Haha I totally realized that embarrassingly late :p I'm not the savviest.

    But still! That is pretty exciting business
  15. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    Shockingly, this actually IS being talked about.

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2012/mar/06/the-muppets-tv-return

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  16. bandit

    bandit Well-Known Member

    That's so exciting! It's one of the key points of the Muppets that they have always worked around pop culture and current stars or trends. This is why The Muppets, like the brilliant Jen Saunders show Absolutely Fabulous have such staying power. They move right along with the times.

    I hope to see more progress on this soon! Fantastic.
  17. charlietheowl

    charlietheowl Well-Known Member

    Interesting! I like seeing that Disney is keeping all their options on the table when it comes to working with the Muppets and their future projects.
  18. Pinkflower7783

    Pinkflower7783 Well-Known Member

    Please don't air it on the Disney channel...><
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  19. minor muppetz

    minor muppetz Well-Known Member

    By that logic The Muppets' Wizard of Oz should have aired on NBC instead of ABC.

    It is interesting, though, that Letters to Santa has not yet aired on any Disney-owned station, but aired two years in a row on NBC and last year aired on The CW.
  20. galagr

    galagr Well-Known Member

    The thing about Disney Channel has me torn. If it does air on Disney Channel, it would give the channel a break from the crud that they air now, but also, it sort of clicks having it be on the Disney Channel and being owned by Disney. :confused:


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