"Man or Muppet" WINS The Muppets Their First Oscar

Since their very first foray into feature films in 1979, the Muppets have been nominated for a total of five Academy Awards, but they’ve lost every single year they’ve been nominated–even “Rainbow Connection” failed to bring home the little golden boy. Well, that all changed last night when “Man or Muppet” from The Muppets won…

What to Watch to See Muppets at the Oscars

Today’s the big day! It’s officially Oscar Sunday and Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy are officially scheduled to appear on and around the Academy Awards telecast tonight which starts at 8:30pm/7:30pm central on ABC. Still no word yet on what they’re presenting, but with Kermit and Piggy it’s sure to be fantastic. You can…

Kermit and Miss Piggy on the Academy Awards

Just yesterday a huge announcement came from Disney and The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, as both of them tweeted that Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy (not sure if you’ve ever heard of them) will be presenting an Oscar at the 84th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday, February 26th (a week from…

News Update: February 9, 2012

NEWS UPDATE: February 9, 2012 Coming soon to a video game console near you: Muppet costumes for the popular game Disney Universe available on the X-Box 360 and PS3! The game, which acts as Disney’s answer to the popular Little Big Planet games (which coincidentally also have Muppet costumes), features downloadable content which allows you…

The Academy Awards vs. The Muppets

As reported a few weeks ago, The Muppets received an Oscar nomination for Best Original Song for “Man or Muppet,” and both Muppet fans and Muppet professionals were thrilled by it. Bret McKenzie, the song’s writer, was even quoted as saying that he was looking forward to coming up with a unique way of performing…

News Update: January 26, 2012

NEWS UPDATE: January 26, 2012 Good news for all you talented musicians who also happen to be Muppet fans out there (and I know you’re out there)! Sheet music from The Muppets is now available for purchase online! Now you too can play hits like “Man or Muppet,” “Pictures in My Head,” “Me Party,” and…

"Man or Muppet" Nominated for an Academy Award!

Early this morning, deep in the hills of Hollywood, nominations for the 84th Annual Academy Awards were announced. Muppet fans everywhere awaited the news of any nominations at all for The Muppets. Well, we didn’t have to wait long to find out that The Muppets was nominated for Best Original Song with the touching, powerful,…