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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...

2014-01-30 16:20:28

2014 Highlander Commercials to Air on Fox Sports Deportes During the First-Ever Spanish Language Super Bowl Broadcast TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Muppets gang and Toyota will take a ride into history this year, connecting with Latinos across the country for the upcoming Toyota Highlander launch and the Muppets' all-new big-screen adventure "Muppets Most Wanted," in theaters March 21, 2014. View the multimedia assets at:...

2013-04-02 16:25:37

Puppeteer, philanthropist and founder of The Jim Henson Legacy HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jane Henson died in her Connecticut home on April 2, 2013 after a long battle with cancer. A tribute page celebrating Jane and featuring images from her life can be found at http://www.henson.com/jane.html. A memorial mass is planned for next week. Donations may be sent in memory of Jane Henson to the following: (Photo:...

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 17:50:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced that it will launch "Muppet Radio," a five-day limited run Thanksgiving week channel hosted by Kermit the Frog featuring new and classic Muppet music and an array of Muppets interacting with hosts from SiriusXM's talk/entertainment, music and sports channels. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101014/NY82093LOGO) "Muppet Radio" will launch November 23 at 12:01 am ET and air through November...

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,...

2011-10-14 05:00:00

BURBANK, Calif., Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kermit, Fozzie Bear and Miss Piggy are back and in top vocal form, as Walt Disney Records releases the soundtrack to Disney's "The Muppets," the upcoming brand new big-screen adventure starring Jason Segel, Amy Adams and the beloved Muppet gang. Featuring songs written by Bret McKenzie ("Flight of the Conchords"), updated versions of Muppet classics and familiar hits given the Muppet treatment, the soundtrack arrives in stores and at online...

2011-08-31 12:57:00

BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Walt Disney Records' Muppets: The Green Album has debuted at No. 8 on the Billboard 200 chart in its first week of release, scanning over 30,000 units according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album was ranked #1 Rock Album, #1 Rock Song ("Rainbow Connection"), #1 Rock Music Video ("Muppet Show Theme Song") and #4 on the Top Album chart at the iTunes Music Store. The album also debuted at No. 5 on Billboard's Top Digital Album chart. Muppets:...

2011-08-16 09:00:00

BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It's time to raise the curtain on the most sensational video collaboration! From the musical tribute, Muppets: The Green Album, OK Go and The Muppets team up for a music video for the "Muppet Show Theme Song." The clip will premiere exclusively on VEVO, VEVO Mobile and VEVO on YouTube at 8:00 a.m. EST on August 23rd. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110816/LA52805) On August 16, the teaser trailer can be seen at:...

2011-06-27 15:06:00

BURBANK, Calif., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It just got a whole lot easier being green. Walt Disney Records is set to release Muppets: The Green Album, a musical tribute to the world's much-loved Muppets, featuring 12 fan favorite songs reinterpreted by today's hottest artists. Appearing on the album are bands such as OK Go, Weezer, The Fray, Alkaline Trio, My Morning Jacket, as well as solo artists like Andrew Bird, Matt Nathanson and Amy Lee. Muppets: The Green Album will be...