The original Muppet Show series was produced in the UK at the ATV Elstree Studios in Borehamwood.
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The production comes from family favourite The Jim Henson Company.
Dame Diana Rigg celebrates Iconic Television Shows at Elstree Studios.
The Muppets are returning to television, and in the UK fans of the creatures will be able to watch their goings on over on Sky 1.
Twenty puppets from The Muppet Show, Sesame Street and Fraggle Rock have been donated to The National Museum of American History by the Jim Henson Foundation.
BBC One offered up something ‘new’ this evening with a game show run by puppets where two celebrities do battle to win money for charity, however the show has been overwhelmingly panned by viewers who voiced their opinions on Twitter.
Move aside Don’t Scare The Hare, BBC One is to launch it’s latest ‘Saturday night show like no other’ which involves puppets and celebrities.
Jane Nebel Henson, along with husband Jim Henson (pictured left with the Muppets) proved a successful partnership with his creation The Muppets. She played an ‘influential’ role in getting The Muppet Show commissioned. When all the American networks turned the series down, it was ultimately made in Britain by ATV for ITV before finding global success.
Fans of Sesame Street are in mourning after the man behind popular character Count von Count – Jerry Nelson – has died aged 78.
The Henson Company have ended their association with American fast food chain Chick-fil-A due to the company’s anti-gay public stance.