The Cancellation of The Muppets

Jarrod Fairclough – Yesterday our fears were realized, as ABC announced that they had cancelled The Muppets after one season.  Obviously the entire Muppet fan community is saddened and disappointed at the lack of faith that ABC showed in the series, which, while not necessarily perfect in it’s original incantation, had improved significantly in its second half.…

Interview with Kristin Newman: New Muppets’ Showrunner Talks Changes To The Muppets, Possibility of Second Season

Mitchell Stein- Last week I sat down with the wonderfully talented and hilarious Kristin Newman, who I’m certain Muppet fans are absolutely familiar with at this point. Kristin joined The Muppets team in December with writing elements of the Christmas episode, Single All the Way. Newman then took over as showrunner when the show returned from…

‘The Muppets’ Review – Season 1, Episode 15 ‘Generally Inhospitable’

Jarrod Fairclough – 20 minutes and 24 seconds in to last night’s ‘Generally Inhospitable’, three single words were uttered that had been coming from the very first second of Episode 1.  It was three words that audiences had been dying to hear since the August announcement that Kermit and Miss Piggy had ended their relationship, and…

#RenewTheMuppets

Jarrod Fairclough – If you follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr, you’ll notice that we’ve teamed up with our best frenemies over at ToughPigs to get the hashtag #RenewTheMuppets trending.  It’s our way of helping ensure that The Muppets is given a second season after it finishes with a double episode tonight at 8/7c on ABC.…