The Muppets


Supergirl flies to CW as Agent Carter crashes

The US networks are well underway in building their next generation of scripted shows, with CBS moving Supergirl to The CW and ABC cancelling a number of shows, including Marvel’s Agent Carter. Almost every network has made early pick-ups in the past few days, with Supergirl moving channels amid flagging ratings on CBS among the […]

TVNZ stocks up on US drama

Kiwi pubcaster TVNZ has unveiled its new season line-up, revealing a raft of US series pick-ups. The free-to-air broadcaster has bought The Muppets from Disney Media Distribution. The series, which launches on ABC in the US this fall, was one of the buzziest from this year’s LA Screenings. Also from Disney, TVNZ has The Catch […]

Sky snags new Muppets show

UK network Sky has picked up The Muppets, the new ob-doc style show featuring the classic puppet characters. The series will go out on broadcast net ABC in the US and was launched internationally at the LA Screenings in May where it created a buzz among buyers. Sky has won the UK rights to the […]

LA Screenings 2015: Puppet masters

Muppets, medics and movie characters will be filling US network schedules over the next year. Jesse Whittock examines the trends, and what this means for buyers at the LA Screenings Over the next US broadcast season, audiences will finally learn the backstory of the Muppets. They will also be introduced to the latest contenders vying […]

ABC revives Muppets, okays Rhimes drama

ABC kicked off the 2015-16 Upfronts week by ordering six dramas and three comedies, including a Muppets revival. The network also renewed 22 primetime series, and cancelled four others. The Muppets show is being billed as an aged-up documentary-style series in which the puppet characters’ lives are explored in detail. The comedy comes from Bill […]