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2014-03-26 08:24:46

Perfect for the kids - funky new blind design, available exclusively online at Blinds 2go, pays homage to Kermit and his friends! NOTTINGHAM, England, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the release of the latest blockbuster movie starring colourful Jim Henson creations The Muppets, we've created a brand new 'Unusual Suspects' roller blind to pay homage to Kermit and his friends. The movie, which comes out at the end of March, is called 'Most Wanted' and is sure to be a...

2014-02-28 12:26:42

Walt Disney Records' Release to Feature Vocals by Kermit the Frog, Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, Tina Fey, Miss Piggy, Josh Groban, Constantine, Celine Dion and More BURBANK, Calif., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Muppets are back on the big screen with the all-new caper "Muppets Most Wanted," creating the musical mayhem that's made them fan favorites for almost four decades. With songs by Bret McKenzie, who won an Oscar® for the original song "Man or Muppet" in 2011's "The Muppets," and a...

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...

2013-08-15 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...

2013-08-01 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...