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  • Chick-fil-A: Palin, Conan and D.C. mayor's #hatechicken tweet

    Chick-fil-A: Palin, Conan and D.C. mayor's #hatechicken tweet
    More than a week after igniting a national debate about gay marriage and corporate America’s role in the discussion, Chick-fil-A still has taste-makers taking sides, with a visit from Sarah Palin, tweets from the mayor of Washington D.C., a spot...
  • 'Sesame Street' veteran heads 'Jitney' cast at MSU

    'Sesame Street' veteran heads 'Jitney' cast at MSU
    August Wilson's "Jitney," set in 1977, focuses on a poor urban neighborhood where "urban renewal" just means demolition and neglect. The plot revolves around a company of unlicensed cabs trying to maintain service for an African-American community ignored...
  • 'The Muppets'

    'The Muppets'
    Jim Henson's long-popular creations get a major, hugely entertaining reboot in this comedy-fantasy that reunites Kermit and Miss Piggy to restore their former base of operation and save it from the oil tycoon (Chris Cooper) who wants it for his own...
  • 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....
  • Jane Henson, Muppets collaborator, dies at 78

    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...
  • Jane Nebel Henson dies at 78; partner with Jim Henson in Muppets

    Jane Nebel Henson dies at 78; partner with Jim Henson in Muppets
    Jane Nebel Henson knew Kermit before he was the Frog, saw the Cookie Monster before he lost his "fiendish" teeth and was around for the pre-diva days of Miss Piggy. Henson, the wife and longtime artistic collaborator of legendary Muppets creator Jim...
  • YouTube launches subscription service with 'Sesame Street,' UFC

    YouTube launches subscription service with 'Sesame Street,' UFC
    YouTube unveiled its much-anticipated subscription service Thursday with such recognizable entertainment brands as "Sesame Street," "Jim Henson Family TV" and the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The Internet's dominant online video site, whose content...
  • 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...