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Kermit and Miss Piggy are presenting at the BAFTAs

BAFTA has announced some of the presenters for this week’s British Academy Television Awards, some of whom will be in the studio with others joining via video link.

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The Muppets do…Phantom of the Opera

The Muppets are starting in a new series of books based on classic theatre production.

The series, called Muppets Meet the Classics, sees Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie and the gang featuring in the classic tale.

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Miss Piggy to receive her first award

Did you know that despite starring in eight feature films and an Emmy award-winning television series Miss Piggy has never won an award?

Well that will change on June 4, when the Muppets star will be presented with an award at the annual Sackler Center First Awards at the Brooklyn Museum.

The event celebrates women who have broken gender barriers and made remarkable contributions in their fields. Elizabeth Sackler, founder of the awards, will present the award to Miss Piggy. After her acceptance speech, Miss Piggy will sit down for a 20-minute video retrospective of her career and a conversation with Gloria Steinem.

Speaking about her award, Miss Piggy said “Moi is thrilled—but frankly, not surprised to be receiving this Sackler Center First Award”.

“It is truly wonderful to be celebrated and share this honor with fellow legends, role models, and pioneers of female fabulosity. We rock!”

Of course, Kermit the Frog will join is porcine paramour at the event.

It’s The Muppet Show…?

A few weeks ago news broke the American TV channel ABC was considering brining The Muppets back to the small screen.

They had asked producers Bill Prady and Bob Kushell to put together a ‘pilot presentation’ which was rumoured to be along the lines of the gang working on a late-night talk show.

Now more details about the planned series, which looks like it will be given the greenlight, have emerged.

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