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2014-02-05 12:27:31

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jim Henson Company, a leader in family entertainment for over fifty years, has optioned the rights to author Randi Zuckerberg's debut picture book, Dot. The book was recently published by Harper Collins, and is illustrated by Joe Berger. The announcement was made today by Halle Stanford, EVP, Children's Entertainment, The Jim Henson Company and Randi Zuckerberg, CEO and Founder of Zuckerberg Media. The company plans to...

2014-01-17 20:20:45

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jim Henson Company, in conjunction with Mills Entertainment, Gables Grove Productions and The Brad Simon Organization, announced today that the Emmy®-Award nominated series "Sid the Science Kid" which airs on PBS KIDS has been adapted as a live stage production, SID THE SCIENCE KID LIVE! The 40-city U.S. tour launches today. A complete schedule of performances with ticket information can be found at www.sidthesciencekidlive.com...

2013-10-21 23:25:36

iOS users worldwide can create music and interact with their favorite Fraggles with the new Fraggle Rock Music Maker app. New Yok, New York (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 In celebration of Fraggle Rock’s 30th Anniversary, The Jim Henson Company has organized events, contests, and the launch of limited edition merchandise. The Jim Henson Company has partnered with PlayTales, an award-winning children’s app developer, on the creation of Fraggle Rock Music Maker. The app is inspired by the...

2013-09-10 08:27:47

Henson Known for Overseeing a String of Hit Shows, Including Dancing with the Stars, Shark Tank and Extreme Makeover Franchise NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Multimedia entertainment studio Electus, today announced the appointment of veteran TV producer and executive Corie Henson as Executive Vice President of Unscripted Television. Ms. Henson was previously Vice President of Alternative Series at ABC Entertainment where she oversaw production for hit series including...

2013-08-15 23:18:26

The celebration of the 30th anniversary of “Fraggle Rock” continues as Cupcake Digital announces an all-new interactive story adventure app based on the beloved series created by Jim Henson. New York, NY; Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 The celebration of the 30th anniversary of “Fraggle Rock” continues as Cupcake Digital announces an all-new interactive story adventure app based on the beloved series created by Jim Henson. Fraggle Rock Game Day stars the adorable,...

2013-08-08 08:28:08

Jim Henson's Chatter Zoo is the Company's First Pre-School Property to Launch "Digital First" with a New Interactive App Created in Collaboration with Mindshapes, Available August 8 for iOS Platform. LOS ANGELES, Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jim Henson Company announced today the debut of its first preschool property to be released "digital first" for mobile platforms, JIM HENSON'S CHATTER ZOO. In the new and engaging app, a collaboration with the award-winning creator of fun...

2013-07-16 08:27:33

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jim Henson Company in conjunction with Mills Entertainment, Gables Grove Productions and The Brad Simon Organization announced today that the Emmy® Award nominated PBS KIDS series Dinosaur Train is being adapted as a live stage production, DINOSAUR TRAIN - LIVE! BUDDY'S BIG ADVENTURE. The show is scheduled to start its 60-city U.S. tour in October 2013. A complete schedule of performances with ticket information can be found at...

2013-06-18 12:27:57

~Winner To Receive $10,000 To Write The First Book Of A New Young Adult Novel Series Based On Jim Henson's Classic Fantasy Film HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jim Henson Company and Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers Group, are reaching out to fans and fantasy writers to enter The Dark Crystal Author Quest, an online contest that will award one winner with a $10,000 contract to write the first book in a new young adult series based on the...

2013-05-07 23:21:12

Cupcake Digital is celebrating the 30th anniversary of “Fraggle Rock” with new deluxe story apps based on the beloved series created by Jim Henson. New York, NY/Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 Cupcake Digital is celebrating the 30th anniversary of “Fraggle Rock” with new deluxe story apps based on the beloved series created by Jim Henson. Fraggle Friends Forever is the first of several interactive app experiences designed to introduce fans old and new to the...

2013-04-10 08:26:13

--GLOBAL EFFORT KICKS OFF ON EARTH DAY WITH THEMED-EVENTS AND PRODUCT OFFERINGS-- HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 2013 marks the 30(th) Anniversary of the perennial favorite television series Fraggle Rock(TM). The Jim Henson Company announced today the newest marketing partners to join in the celebration which officially begins on Earth Day, April 22, and will feature 30 trendsetting brands, designers, and artists for the Dance Your Cares Away celebration. Some of...