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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...

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...

2013-08-15 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,...

2013-08-01 12:27:51

ALBUM SET FOR RE-RELEASE ON AUGUST 13TH WITH NEW LINER NOTES BY COMPOSER PAUL WILLIAMS BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rainbow Connection is going digital, as Walt Disney Records celebrates the upcoming 35th Anniversary of the classic frogs-to-riches story, "The Muppet Movie," with the re-release of its Grammy-winning soundtrack album. Originally produced by Paul Williams and executive produced by late Muppet creator Jim Henson, the album features eleven timeless...

2013-07-16 08:28:40

All-star team from Nick Jr., PBS Kids, Scholastic, and HIT Entertainment team up with major publishers including The Jim Henson Company, ABRAMS and DK to nurture early readers NEW YORK, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Multi-platform storybook subscription service Speakaboos -- whose Web site platform is enjoyed by thousands of children in homes, classrooms and libraries -- launches its first iPad application. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130716/NY47158LOGO ) The...

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...

2013-07-01 16:20:31

National Summertime Promotion Underscores Fun Family Train Travel HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pack your pajamas and prepare for a chance to win a fun, family train trip courtesy of Amtrak and The Jim Henson Company, a leader in family entertainment for over 50 years, as part of the "PAJANIMALS Pack Your Pajamas Sweepstakes." The new promotion and the Company's ongoing partnership with Amtrak were announced today by Melissa Segal, Executive Vice President of...

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...