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Topic: The Muppets

Which New TV Shows Are Emerging as Winners and Losers So Far This Season?

Good news for Blindspot, but not Minority Report

The first week of the 2015-2016 TV season is in the books. And while there are still several new shows debuting in the next few weeks (Fox premieres its two…

Why the Fall TV Lineup Is Loaded With Shows You Already Know

Networks play it safe with familiar series, characters and movies

The Muppets is just one of several freshman shows with a pre-sold brand the networks hope give them an edge this fall. The prime-time schedule includes two movie adaptations (Fox's…

Inside The Muppets' Decade-Long Journey Back to Prime-Time TV

ABC places its biggest fall bet on Kermit and Miss Piggy

Bill Prady has been having the same conversation over and over again since ABC announced in May that his revival of The Muppets had secured a spot on the fall…

Aside From The Muppets and Quantico, ABC's New Fall Shows Could Struggle

We ranked the best and worst freshman series

We’ve reached the midpoint of Adweek’s week-long look at each broadcast network’s new fall shows. Today, the spotlight is on ABC, which last season came in third among adults ages…

Why ABC Is Rushing Its Muppets Revival to Air

Despite split, Miss Piggy and Kermit will continue to work together

Just a year after their fairy-tale wedding, Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy are splitting. "Piggy and I have gone our separate ways romantically," said Kermit during ABC's Television Critics Association…

Fall's 5 Biggest Time Slot Battles

It will be sink or swim for next season's new shows, especially those slated for these competitive face-offs

The broadcast upfronts week was full of buzzwords like "big data" and "viewability," but as usual, each presentation came down to content and which new shows viewers are going to…

As It Builds Momentum, ABC Stays the Course With a Conservative Fall Schedule

Network keeps four nights intact, plans Muppets update for fall

After a season in which ABC gained a lot of momentum, thanks in large part to its Shonda Rhimes-fueled TGIT lineup and freshman hits like Black-ish and Fresh Off the Boat,…

10 Ad Mascots You Probably Didn't Know Were Related to Kermit the Frog

The many commercial creations of Jim Henson's Creature Studio

Jim Henson creations have a storied history in advertising, going back to the 1950s, when a violent proto-Kermit pitched Wilkins Coffee with 10-second TV spots. Tappy, the latest creation from Jim…

The Muppets of Madison Avenue [Video]

What wouldn't you buy if Kermit the Frog told you to?

When you're a Muppet and there's a new movie coming out, chances are you'll find yourself in a simultaneous ad campaign or two. So is it a surprise to find…

The Muppets Mentor Terry Crews in Toyota's Super Bowl Ad

Teaser for upcoming :60

After watching Terry Crews scream his way through many an Old Spice ad, it's hard to imagine him as boring. But that's the premise of Toyota's upcoming Super Bowl ad…

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