Jim Henson

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  • Birth Name: James Maury Henson
  • Birth Place: Greenville, Mississippi, United States
  • Died: May 16, 1990
  • Profession: Puppeteer, Producer, Writer, Director
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<em>The Dark Crystal</em>

Netflix Announces The Dark Crystal Prequel Series

Netflix wants to bring you back to your childhood with a new Dark Crystal series. Titled The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, the 10-episode series will be a prequel to Jim Henson's 1982 classic film. "When three Gelfling discover the horrifying secr… Read more

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I Am Big Bird
For 45 years, Caroll Spinney has been beloved by generations of children as the man behind Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch - and at 80 y (more…)
Prehistoric Porky
07:15 — Caveman Porky, searching for a new fur suit, finds the animals violently reluctant to part with their pelts.
Sneak Peek
01:42 — Catch a free sneak peek of Jim Henson's Turkey Hollow!
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Trailer
02:01 — Toxic radiation has turned four sewer dwelling turtles into ultra hip pizza eating, crime fighting ninjas. (It could happen.) Very well made with Jim (more…)

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Wed Sep 20 9:00am
The Muppet Movie FLIXe

Puppets upstage celebrity stars as Kermit leaps at a chance for stardom.

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Sun Sep 24 5:00am
The Muppet Movie FLIXe

Puppets upstage celebrity stars as Kermit leaps at a chance for stardom.

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Tue Sep 26 7:15am
The Muppet Movie FLIXe

Puppets upstage celebrity stars as Kermit leaps at a chance for stardom.

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John Henson
Jim Henson's Son John Dies at 48

John Henson, son of Muppets creator¬†Jim Henson, passed away¬†Friday. He was 48. The Jim Henson Compan…

Jane Henson
Muppets Co-Creator Jane Nebel Henson Dies at 78

Jane Nebel Henson died in her Connecticut home on Tuesday after a lengthy battle with cancer, The Ji…

Jerry Nelson
Jerry Nelson, the Voice of Sesame Street's Count, Dies at 78

Jerry Nelson, the puppeteer best known for playing Count von Count on Sesame Street and Gobo Fraggle…

Henry Ian Cusick, Kerry Washington
Thursday TV in Review: Scandal, Community, Being Elmo and More

With a title like Scandal, surely you didn't expect subtlety to be on the menu of Shonda Rhimes' lat…

R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour
The Hub Provides Christmas Chills

The Hub, a cable-TV network for kids and their families that launched in October, decks its lineup w…

Kermit the Frog
Henson Family Donates Original Kermit the Frog to Smithsonian Museum

Jim Henson's original Kermit the Frog puppet has a new home at the Smithsonian, The Associated Press…

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  • Birth Name: James Maury Henson
  • Birth Place: Greenville, Mississippi, United States
  • Died: May 16, 1990
  • Profession: Puppeteer, Producer, Writer, Director