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Last week Emu, once the famous feathered sidekick of the late Rod Hull, sold for nearly £10,000 at an auction. A perfect excuse for ATV Today to take a look at some of our favourite TV puppets.
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.
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.
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.
Everyone’s favourite award winning frog is coming to Blu-ray and DVD next month as the latest Muppets success from the big screen is released by Disney Home Entertainment.