N E W S
   2006 | 2005 |
2004
   2003 | 2002 |
2001    2000 | 1999 | 1998



Shop for Muppet DVD's,
Replicas and Puppets

 

New Collectibles

8/12 - Muppets Most Wanted Blu-ray: The Unnecessarily Extended Edition and Muppets Most Wanted DVD

3/20 - Muppets Most Wanted Exclusive 7-Piece PVC Figurine Playset, Muppets Most Wanted Constantine Plush, Muppets Most Wanted Rowlf Plush, Muppets Most Wanted 75 Sticker Pack

3/20 - Muppets Most Wanted Deluxe Edition CD (Original Soundtrack)

2/11 - Muppets Most Wanted Read-Along Storybook and CD and Muppets Most Wanted: Kermit's Double Trouble Book

2/07 - Muppets Character Encyclopedia Collector's Book

 
     

 

Join the Muppet Central Mailing List

 

NEWS

Muppets star in Toyota Super Bowl ad campaign

"Lady Gaga & The Muppets' Holiday Spectacular" airs Thanksgiving

Frank Oz, Brian Jay Jones honor Jim Henson on The Today Show October 15

Muppet tech master and puppeteer Franz "Faz" Fazakas dies at 95

More >>

MERCHANDISE

"The Great Muppet Caper" and "Muppet Treasure Island" coming to Blu-ray December 10

"Jim Henson: The Biography" releases on September 24

"The Muppet Movie" anniversary edition arrives on Blu-ray

Video: "The Muppet Movie" coming to Blu-ray in 2013

More >>

JHC wins big at the Emmy Awards

By Brian Knatchbull
Courtesy of Variety
September 1, 1998

The Jim Henson Company's "Muppets Tonight" and the NBC miniseries "Merlin" in which The Jim Henson Company worked on were successful winners at last Saturday's Creative Arts portion of the 50th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. It will be broadcast on TV Land cable network on September 11.

"Merlin" received 4 trophies. One for Make-Up, Costume Design - which was won by Ann Hollowood who also worked on "Jim Henson's The Storyteller," Special Visual Effects and for Art Direction which Roger  Hall won who also worked on "Jim Henson's The Storyteller."

In the Best Children's category "Muppets Tonight!" shared the award  with Nickelodeon's "Nick News Special Edition: What Are You Staring At?"

Congratulations to all the winners and a special congratulations to "Muppets Tonight" for their win. Now The Jim Henson Company can be proud in knowing that both "The Muppet Show" and "Muppets Tonight" have been recognized for their quality and enjoyment they have brought to many.

NBC, which leads the web field with a total of 86 Emmy bids, bagged 12 wins in the 52 creative arts categories awarded Saturday at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. The remaining awards in top program and performer categories will be handed out Sept. 13 in a four-hour kudocast carried live on NBC. The creative arts awards ceremony will be telecast for the first time ever Sept. 11 on the TV Land cable network.

 

     
Search:
Keywords:
In Association with Amazon.com

home | news | collectibles | articles | forum | guides | radio | cards | help

Fan site Muppet Central created by Phillip Chapman. Updates by Muppet Central Staff. All Muppets, Bear
characters are copyright of The Muppets Studio. Sesame Street characters are copyright of Sesame Workshop.
Fraggle Rock, Creature Shop and similar likenesses are copyright of The Jim Henson Company.