Miss Piggy, Kermit Split

They've got a show to promote
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Aug 4, 2015 5:05 PM CDT
Miss Piggy, Kermit Split
Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy arrive at the World Premiere of "Muppets Most Wanted," on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, in Los Angeles.   (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

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 on their official Twitter accounts. "People change. So do frogs and pigs. ... We were together for a long, long time and it's personal," says Kermit. The Muppets is a mockumentary-style look at Kermit, Piggy, Fozzie, and the gang as they produce a late-night talk show for Miss Piggy called Up Late With Miss Piggy. (More Miss Piggy stories.)

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