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+ Adult Swim, the mature auds-targeted basic cable network, has launched live streaming functionality on and via the Watch [adult swim] app for iOS and Android. The launch ... Continue Reading →

Ten Henson Shows Join Hulu Kids Library Today

Hulu launched the official Jim Henson Family TV on Hulu Kids today (Aug. 22), which will feature 10  popular shows from the Jim Henson collection, including the beloved and timeless ... Continue Reading →

New York Museum to Pay Tribute to Henson Puppets

A special gallery devoted to the art of Jim Henson and his puppets will be built at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York City. Henson’s family has donated nearly 400 puppets, ... Continue Reading →

Retro Fever: ‘Fraggle Rock’ and ‘Taz’ on DVD

There are several fun new animated and puppet-driven series making their debut on DVD/Blu-ray this week that should put everyone in the right retro summer mood. First up, how can you ... Continue Reading →

Henson Co. Launches Pay Channel on YouTube TV

The Jim Henson Company launched the new YouTube pay channel Jim Henson Family TV on Thursday (May 7). The online platform will feature ad-free full episodes of shows such as Sid the ... Continue Reading →

‘Fraggle Rock’ 30th Anniversary DVD Set

The Jim Henson Company and Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment will be offering Muppet fans a rockin’ good time on disc as Fraggle Rock: 30th Anniversary Collection hits shelves on May 14. ... Continue Reading →

Mind Candy Hires Jocelyn Stevenson As Exec Producer

Mind Candy, the entertainment company behind the popular brand Moshi Monsters has hired Jocelyn Stevenson as the exec creative producer to lead creative on all film and TV projects ... Continue Reading →

Count Puppeteer Jerry Nelson Dies at 78

Jerry Nelson, the Emmy-winning puppeteer best known for playing the famous Count von Count on Sesame Street, died Thursday (August 23) of unspecified causes, according to CBC Radio-Canada. ... Continue Reading →

‘Fraggle Rock’ Preps 30th Celebration

The Jim Henson Company is gearing up for its hit children’s puppetry series Fraggle Rock’s 30th Anniversary in 2013 with plans for celebrations, events and new products for fans ... Continue Reading →