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Kermit Honoured In Kermit

Legendary puppet KERMIT THE FROG has been presented with the key to the town of Kermit, Texas during a ceremony in which he was also crowned honorary homecoming king. Created by the late JIM...

Winfrey To Receive Special Emmy Honour

Billionaire talk show host OPRAH WINFREY has been chosen to receive the INTERNATIONAL EMMY FOUNDERS AWARD at 21 November's (05) 33rd INTERNATIONAL EMMY AWARDS GALA in New York. Previous honourees include BILL COSBY, JIM...

Muppets Set To Dominate The World Again

JIM HENSON's lovable MUPPETS are to dominate the world again with a series of television and cinema films, a TV series and merchandising. KERMIT THE FROG, MISS PIGGY and their furry friends will join...

Geri Set To Spice Up The Muppets

Former SPICE GIRL GERI HALLIWELL has set her sights on playing MISS PIGGY in the latest MUPPET movie. The LOOK AT ME singer, 31, is hoping to land the coveted voiceover role of KERMIT's...

Henson's Old University Honours Him With Statue

A bronze statue of JIM HENSON and his amphibian creation KERMIT THE FROG will be dedicated to the late puppeteer's alma mater the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE PARK today (24SEP03). The design, by sculptor...

Izzard Wins Fairy Role

British comedian-turned-actor EDDIE IZZARD will voice an 8,000-year-old fairy in his next movie role. The VELVET GOLDMINE star will line up alongside British favourites KENNETH BRANAGH and TARA FITZGERALD in E NESBITT's kid's classic...

Muppets Go Home

THE MUPPETS are back in the hands of the HENSON family after three years. Creator JIM HENSON's family sold KERMIT, MISS PIGGY and co to German media company EM.TV + Merchandising AG in 2000,...

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