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  • Jane Henson, Muppets collaborator, dies at 78

    Jane Nebel Henson, who collaborated with her husband, Jim Henson, in creating, designing and marketing the Muppets, died Tuesday at her home in Connecticut after battling cancer. She was 78. Her death was announced by the Jim Henson Co. The couple met...
  • Jerry Nelson dies at 78; puppeteer voiced Count von Count

    Jerry Nelson, the puppeteer best known for giving voice to Count von Count, the silly but instructional vampire mathematician on television's "Sesame Street," died Thursday at his home in Cape Cod, Mass., the Sesame Workshop announced. He was 78....
  • Walt Disney World vs. Disneyland -- A Disney throw down

    Walt Disney World vs. Disneyland -- A Disney throw down
    Which U.S. Disney park reigns supreme? Loyal Walt Disney World fans balk at the idea of deigning to visit the, in their minds, inferior Disneyland. Meanwhile those loyal to the original Disney park may visit Florida's Disney World for its additional...
  • VOD Spotlight: Seth MacFarlane’s “Ted” influenced by Muppets

     
    Seth MacFarlane has had such a visible presence in recent years with his animated series Family Guy, The Cleveland Show and American Dad! that it was only a matter of time before his producing/writing talents would spill over onto the big screen. Fans...
  • ‘Pirates,’ ‘Muppets’ sequel news: Disney release date update

     
    OK, movie fans. Disney would like you to update your moviegoing calendar for 2014 and beyond. In a bit of ......
  • Jane Henson dies: Muppets collaborator and widow of Jim Henson was 78

     
    The widow of Jim Henson diedTuesday, following a battle with cancer. Jane Henson met her future husband in a puppetry class in the 1950s....
  • Introduce your kids to Captain Noah

     
    For those of us who grew up learning to "Sing a Rainbow" with Captain and Mrs. Noah on the long-running children's show “Captain Noah and His Magical Ark,” you can share your memories with the next generation at Please Touch Museum in...
  • BBC will produce a Muppet-style game show with the Jim Henson Company

     
    BBC One and The Jim Henson Company are partnering to bring a Muppet-style program to television, "That Puppet Game Show."...
  • Sing along with Muppets in show from Heather Henson

     Sing along with Muppets in show from Heather Henson
    WHAT: Get ready to harmonize with Kermit, Miss Piggy and the gang when the Garden Theatre stages "Sing Along with The Muppet Movie." The production, by Heather Henson's IBEX Puppetry, will have two performances at the Winter Garden venue on July 27....
  • Muppets history auctioned off

    Muppets history auctioned off
    A bit of Muppet history got auctioned off to the highest bidder. Handwritten notes and drawings by creator Jim Henson were expected to bring in almost $40,000. It was part of a Hollywood memorabilia auction in Los Angeles. The Muppets franchise started...
  • Drawing insight into Google's Doodles

    Drawing insight into Google's Doodles
    SAN FRANCISCO — Google.com is the most visited online front door in the United States. According to Alexa, a longtime Internet statistics firm, it is also the second most visited home page in the world behind Facebook.com; roughly 40 percent of...