23 Coolest Moments at D23 EXPO 2015!

Outside the thermometer soared to triple digits. But inside the Anaheim Convention Center at D23 EXPO 2015 it was super cool—with a bevy of A-List celebrities, hear-it-here-first announcements, unforgettable musical performances, a pulsating show floor, and, well, plenty of other fandemonium on hand to render the August heat wave defenseless against the cool stuff…

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A Whole New Muppets Show

Kermit, Fozzie Bear, and Gonzo showed up at Stage 23 at D23 EXPO to tell us all about their new show The Muppets, premiering this September on ABC. Oh… and they brought along their personal “Muppeteers” to help (the humans whose hands and voices give life to the Muppets).

“We’re always learning,” said Dave Goelz, voice and Muppeteer for Gonzo….

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ABC Brings Once Upon a Time & More to D23 EXPO

Be among the first to learn the secrets of what’s ahead on ABC’s most anticipated new and returning fall series; hear from some of the fairy-tale residents of Once Upon a Time and the very talented performers from the new series The Muppets; and meet some of your favorite ABC stars in person during special signing sessions at D23 EXPO: The Ultimate Disney Fan…

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Luke Skywalker and Miss Piggy on the set of the Muppets in 1980

May The Muppets Be With You

By Jim Fanning

The Muppet Show was always a showcase for stars, but never more so than when the stars of Star Wars joined Kermit and Company for some intergalactic insanity. In this January 15, 1980, episode, Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), C-3PO, and R2-D2 burst into the Muppet Theater with an SOS from Chewbacca:
“Help, I am being held prisoner by a bunch of weird…

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Scaring Up Some Song and Dance with Muppet Monsters

By Jim Fanning

Just in time for Halloween, here come the Muppet monsters! Right from the start, the Muppets have meant a multitude of multi-hued monsters. Jim Henson’s soft spot for lovable outsize ogres is reflected in the opening of his first official pitch in 1969 for what would become The Muppet Show: “The time is right for a variety show hosted by dogs,…

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