Trailer: The Muppets Are Coming to ABC

    The Muppets promises to be a series that adults and kids can enjoy on different levels, with a look at the personal lives of the Muppets, not just their showbiz lives. Coming to prime-time this fall. Cover photo: © Disney Related DbM Stories: ABC to Launch Muppets Variety Show? Muppets Most Wanted Trailer Scuttlebutt – […]

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    ABC to Launch Muppets Variety Show?

    According to THR, The Big Bang Theory co-creator Bill Prady is co-writing the script for a pilot presentation that if all goes well, could go straight to series. Bob Kushell (3rd Rock From the Sun) will also co-write with Randall Einhorn tagged as executive producer. The pitch is set to film Prady and Kushell’s new “Muppets” TV show is described as a […]

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    Mousellaneous News Briefs

    Disney Cruise Lines Rated the Best of the Big Four. According to Cruiseline.com, travelers rated Disney Cruise Line a 4.5 of 5.0, based on 571 reviews. The majority of Disney Cruise Line guests rated their experience 5 Stars. The reviews were overwhelmingly positive. Numerous travelers expressed having the greatest vacation of their lives. The food, […]

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    Muppets Most Wanted Trailer

    In Muppets Most Wanted, Kermit is mistaken for a similarly-green criminal and circumstances force them to swap lives. Chaos ensues. One character in particular doesn’t mind the mix-up: when asked, “Do you guys think that Kermit’s been acting a little weird lately?” Miss Piggy responds without hesitation, “That’s ridiculous, he’s never been more caring and […]

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    Scuttlebutt – Lady Gaga and The Muppets?

    Disney Magic Cancels Cruise. Because of “challenging” weather conditions during the ships transit from Spain to Florida the finish work scheduled to take place had to be delayed, causing the ship to not be ready for it’s first cruise. As a result, Disney Cruise Lines decided to cancel the October 20, 2013, 5-night sailing from Miami, […]

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    Muppets Most Wanted Trailer Released

    Disney’s Muppets Most Wanted takes the entire Muppets gang on a global tour, selling out grand theaters in some of Europe’s most exciting destinations, including Berlin, Madrid and London. But mayhem follows the Muppets overseas, as they find themselves unwittingly entangled in an international crime caper headed by Constantine—the World’s Number One Criminal and a dead […]

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    Disney Theatrical Wants Muppets On Stage

    According to Variety, Disney Theatrical Productions has quietly initiated early explorations of a live stage show featuring the Muppets, commencing late last month with a short but elaborate presentation directed by Alex Timbers. The brief showcase, staged May 31 at Disney’s New Amsterdam Theater for a group of DTP staffers and a handful of others […]

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    Scuttlebutt – Katie, Keshia, Kendra, and Kermit

    ABC Television’s syndicated talk show “Katie” starring Katie Couric, has been the top daytime launch of the 2012-13 season. On Wednesday ABC announced that her syndicated daytime talk show has been renewed for a second season. “Hosting, producing and launching a show from scratch has been challenging but very rewarding,” said Couric. “I’m looking forward to […]

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    DbM Scuttlebutt – Studio Stuff

    People’s Choice Awards: Robert Downey Jr. was voted “favorite movie actor” and “favorite movie superhero” for his role as Iron Man. He was the only Disney star that won an award. Disney Channels Southeast Asia (SEA) won awards at the Asian Television Awards for creative excellence for its programs, on-air videos and visual elements. One of the biggest […]

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    The Disney Research team in Zurich, Switzerland have applied for a Physical Face Cloning’ patent (US 2012/0185218). It uses motion capture technology in a unique way to digitize faces and produce “Skins” that are more life-like then existing AA technology. Taking advantage of a void in the family movie marketplace, Disney has moved up the 3D re-release of Monsters, Inc. […]