The Muppets Arrives on ABC: Let’s Get Things Started!

It’s time to play the music, it’s time to light the lights… After a legitimately-too-long absence from our collective television set, the Muppets are back in primetime! Their new ABC series, The Muppets, premieres tonight—and D23’s got a big “Muppet News Flash” from the show’s producers on what hilarious hijinks lie in store, and what makes their return…

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Miss Piggy: A Pig for All Seasons

By Jim Fanning

It’s a New Year and every swimsuit model, football player or movie star who has their own calendar this January owes it all to the biggest celeb of all. That’s right, it was none other than Miss Piggy who started the whole celebrity calendar craze.

“There were no personality calendars back then,” Michael Frith explained. “No Cindy Crawford,…

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photo of Wally Boag with Miss Piggy on The Muppets

How Steve Martin Helped Wally Boag Get on The Muppet Show

Such Disney Legends as Julie Andrews and Elton John were among the many guest stars on The Muppet Show, but perhaps the most fascinating Disney Legend to trod the boards of the Muppet Theater was Wally Boag.

Master vaudevillian and king of comedy.
One of Walt Disney’s favorites, Wally was the comedic star of the long-running Golden Horseshoe Revue at Disneyland….

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