The Letter Yook!

Jarrod Fairclough – The letter yook is by far my favorite number, so I was surprised to find out it’s also a letter of the alphabet!  Who’d have thunk it? Last week Elmo, Cookie and Grover appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live as the host presented his new letter of the alphabet (pronounced ‘yook’), including a fun…

Ellen Schools Oscar In Kindness

Jarrod Fairclough – This week Sesame Street began it’s 47th season on HBO, so Oscar popped up on Ellen.  Instead of playing Heads Up or 5 Second Rule, instead the host schooled Oscar on how to be kind, which is Sesame Street’s biggest focus this year.

A Harry Piggy Christmas

Jarrod Fairclough – Miss Piggy appeared on Harry Connick Jnr.’s talk show the other day, which is a thing that exists, apparently?  While promoting her new partnership with Kate Spade, she and Harry discussed her love life, and Piggy dishes a sick burn on Harry’s film Dolphin Tail 2.  Then they did what they both do best,…

News Update: September 13, 2014

SEPTEMBER 13, 2014 The Muppets visited America’s Got Talent on Wednesday night, and Kermit and the gang took over the talent show with great aplomb. First, they performed “The Muppet Show Theme” with revised lyrics, then Miss Piggy performed “It’s Raining Men” with Heidi Klum and someone called Mel B (who, oddly, is not a Sesame Street character).…

News Update: September 6, 2014

SEPTEMBER 6, 2014 The Muppets will be appearing on NBC’s America’s Got Talent this coming week, as announced by host Nick Cannon on the show last week. We’re not sure if the Muppets will show up on Tuesday night’s show or Wednesday night’s show, but as soon as we know, we’ll update this and let you know as…

News Update: August 15, 2014

AUGUST 15, 2014 It was announced this week that Constantine, the World’s Most Dangerous Frog, would be appearing at Walt Disney World’s “Villains Unleashed” event on August 23rd at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. This announcement pretty much officially solidifies Constantine into the ranks of the Disney Villains! Very exciting. For more information, visit the Disney Parks Blog.…

News Update: June 19, 2014

JUNE 19, 2014 The biggest news this week is that Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy will be appearing on PBS’s annual A Capitol Fourth special celebrating the 4th of July. Kermit and Piggy will perform “Rainbow Connection” with the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of conductor Jack Everly. The appearance will be in conjunction with…