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Miss Piggy To Judge Muppet Idol

Classic puppet show THE MUPPETS is making a comeback - after a talent contest is held to audition for a brand new member. Hosted my KERMIT THE FROG and judged by MISS PIGGY and...

Henson's Creature Shop Threatened

JIM HENSON'S CREATURE SHOP in London faces closure, because movie makers are turning their backs on the UK after the removal of tax incentives there. The workshop has been responsible for creating the characters...

Ashanti Lands New Movie Role

R+B sensation ASHANTI is branching out further as an actress after signing on to join the cast of new revenge comedy JOHN TUCKER MUST DIE. The pretty singer, who teamed up with THE MUPPETS...

There's No Place Like Home For Ashanti In Muppets' Oz

ASHANTI and QUENTIN TARANTINO are to be the unlikely stars of THE MUPPETS' adaptation of classic movie THE WIZARD OF OZ. R+B star Ashanti will play aspiring performer DOROTHY GALE in the remake, who...

Brosnan's Fire-eating Disaster

JAMES BOND star PIERCE BROSNAN has given up showing off his fire-eating skills, after a performance on THE MUPPETS left a very sour taste in his mouth. The Irish screen star picked up his...

Jessica Teams Up With Jewel + Kenny In Variety Show

JESSICA SIMPSON will duet with JEWEL and KENNY ROGERS on her first TV special in America next month (11APR04). The pop star-turned-reality TV queen will also perform with husband NICK LACHEY when the first...

The Muppets Head To Oz

Beloved TV puppets THE MUPPETS are heading for OZ in a remake of THE WIZARD OF OZ. KERMIT THE FROG, MISS PIGGY, GONZO THE GREAT and their pals will star alongside a human DOROTHY...

Walt Disney Bag The Muppets

Underfire media giants WALT DISNEY have snapped up the TV and media rights to popular puppets THE MUPPETS. The JIM HENSON CO. have sold the rights to Disney - who rejected a hostile takeover...

Muppets Enlighten Children On Terror Attacks

Well-loved puppets THE MUPPETS will help young children come to terms with their feelings concerning terror attacks on contemporary society. The nonprofit group behind hit children's show SESAME STREET announced yesterday (25JUN03) that it...

Muppets Go Home

THE MUPPETS are back in the hands of the HENSON family after three years. Creator JIM HENSON's family sold KERMIT, MISS PIGGY and co to German media company EM.TV + Merchandising AG in 2000,...

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