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A new 'Muppet Babies' is headed to Disney Junior

A new 'Muppet Babies' is headed to Disney Junior

No, it’s not make believe. A brand new “Muppet Babies” TV series is on the way. 

Disney has begun production on its new take on the 1980s animated show that followed the nursery room adventures of pint-sized Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, Animal and more. And yes, Nanny will also be back, but it is unknown if the CG-animated reboot will update her classic striped socks.

“We are proud, and a little bit giddy, to begin production on our new version of the much-loved ‘Muppet Babies,’ ” said Nancy Kanter, executive vice president, original programming and general manager, Disney Junior Worldwide in a press release. “Parents will delight in seeing their...