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Miss Piggy, Kermit Split

They've got a show to promote

(Newser) - Show-promotion, Muppet-style: Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy have now called it quits, but they're vowing to remain professional on their new prime-time comedy, The Muppets, premiering Sept. 22 on ABC. The pair confirmed their breakup at a biannual ABC panel for TV critics today. An official statement followed... More »

Miss Piggy Picks Up Prestigious Honor

She wins feminist award given to Sandra Day O'Connor, Toni Morrison

(Newser) - Miss Piggy has joined the ranks of female role models such as Sandra Day O'Connor, Toni Morrison, and Muriel Siebert, the first woman to trade on the New York Stock Exchange, reports the Washington Post . Like them, the muppet is now the recipient of a Sackler Center First Award... More »

Miss Piggy Rips Fox News

Channel called Muppets "anti-oil"

(Newser) - The Muppets are firing back at Fox News' claim their new movie is anti-oil . Asked about the accusation at a UK press conference, the Huffington Post reports that Kermit the Frog called the notion "categorically not true. If we had some problem with oil companies, why would we have... More »

Fox Rips 'Commie' Muppets

Eric Bolling lashes demonizing 'Tex Richman' in new movie

(Newser) - Say it ain't so, Kermit. Don't tell us you've gone all Commie and are launching class warfare. Fox TV says you have. "We're teaching our kids class warfare," groused Follow the Money host Eric Bolling about the new Muppets movie. "Where are we,... More »

7 Celebs Who Shouldn't Have Cookbooks

Would you really trust Miss Piggy in your kitchen?

(Newser) - They call them the “Real Housewives,” but does that actually mean they know how to cook? Apparently at least one of them thinks she does: Teresa Giudice, whose Skinny Italian proves that “all you have to these days to be considered an authority on cooking is flip... More »

30 Rock Decoded: It's The Muppet Show

(Newser) - For once, the latest viral Internet sensation isn’t a crazy video—it’s a crazy theory: 30 Rock is a rip-off of The Muppet Show. Not crazy, blogger Brian Lynch contends, before marshalling “so many facts you HAVE to concede I'm absolutely right.” From Tina Fey/Liz Lemon... More »

Muppets Hit the Comeback Trail

Disney blitzes media outlets with Kermit, Piggy, before 2010 movie

(Newser) - A generation that never saw the Muppets is about to meet Kermit and Miss Piggy, the New York Times reports. Disney has owned the old puppet/marionette gang for 4 years, but inertia and infighting have kept them undercover. Now the media giant is blitzing outlets with viral video, clothing lines,... More »

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