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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...

2012-03-20 14:20:28

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The world-renowned Muppets received a star on the Hollywood Walk ("Wocka Wocka") of Fame today from the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce in celebration of the release of Disney's "The Muppets" on Blu-ray(TM) Combo Pack and DVD. The celebration was emceed by Chamber President and CEO Leron Gubler, with special guest speakers Rich Ross, Chairman, The Walt Disney Studios and Lisa Henson, CEO, The Jim Henson Company. Several...

2011-11-18 06:00:00

BURBANK, Calif., Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kermit the Frog, Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy and the whole Muppet gang are back and ready for their felt-frenzied close-up, as Walt Disney Records is set to release the soundtrack to Disney's "The Muppets," the brand new big-screen adventure starring Jason Segel, Amy Adams and the beloved Muppets. Featuring songs written by Bret McKenzie ("Flight of the Conchords"), updated versions of Muppet classics and familiar hits given the Muppet treatment,...

2008-07-01 06:00:31

By Josh Harrell, The Fayetteville Observer, N.C. Jul. 1--Three-day weekend alert! With the Fourth of July just days away -- and on a Friday -- it's time to pack up your belongings, hit the road and get away for a moment. Want to get in the mood? Check out some road-trip films first. The road trip, which provides that sense of freedom, has been a staple of the movie business since a highway scene was created in the 1900 silent short film "How it Feels to be Run Over" to the 1969...

2008-06-26 03:02:23

By Shari Low BE still my beating Animal, they're coming back. Disney have announced that they've commissioned a new Muppet movie, but this time there's an urgent cause in the storyline. According to the writer, they want to bring Muppets together to put on a show in a bid to save the studio. Paul Burrell, George Bush's foreign policy advisor and the cast of Big Brother have yet to confirm that they'll answer the call. (c) 2008 Daily Record; Glasgow (UK). Provided by ProQuest Information...

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2005-09-27 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES -- Kermit the Frog, perhaps the world's most famous amphibian, will embark on a worldwide "tour" next month to celebrate his 50 years in show business and re-launch the Muppets franchise as part of the Walt Disney Co., it was announced on Tuesday. The green, fuzzy puppet character, who got his start in 1955 on the local Washington, D.C., television program, "Sam and Friends," was scheduled to appear on the Disney-owned ABC network's "Good Morning America" to kick off the...