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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

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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

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EM.TV & Merchandising AG will not sell Muppets until 2002

Courtesy of the Financial Times
October 22, 2001

EM.TV & Merchandising AG, the ailing German media group listed on Frankfurt's Neuer Markt, will not sell Jim Henson Co, the Muppets merchandising company, before the end of 2001. In late June 2001, then chairman Thomas Haffa had announced that Jim Henson would be sold by the end of the year.

The delay is regarded as a sign that EM.TV is having difficulty selling the subsidiary for an acceptable price. Market experts claim that very few investors have so far expressed an interest in acquiring Jim Henson. Management at EM.TV revealed last weekend that the new deadline for the sale of the subsidiary was October 2002.

     
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