A Year On From ‘The Muppets’

Jarrod Fairclough – A year ago tonight, ABC aired the final first season episode of The Muppets, the mockumentary series about life backstage at ‘Up Late with Miss Piggy’.  The show ended with a risky cliffhanger, Miss Piggy passing out before she could pour her heart out to Kermit, them stuck on a plane to Thailand, Pepe…

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.…