Your Evening Cry: I Am Big Bird Will Punch You Right in the Feelings

Caroll Spinney, the 80-year-old man behind Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar, is finally getting his moment in the limelight with the documentary I Am Big Bird. The film is set to hit theaters on May 6th and what the fuck? What is happening to my face? Water. Water emerging from my eyes in an unstoppable waterfall of… » 3/12/15 7:50pm 3/12/15 7:50pm

Jon Hamm Teaches Sesame Street About Feelings

Mad Men and 90's dating show star Jon Hamm continued his reign of almost disgusting handsomeness during his most recent visit to Sesame Street. This time, he taught one of the show's resident Muppets about emotions. » 4/16/14 4:00pm 4/16/14 4:00pm

​The 12 Worst Muppets Ever

Don't get us wrong. We love The Muppets. Everybody loves the Muppets. But we love some Muppets more than others, because some Muppets are better than others, while some made us groan whenever they appeared on-screen. Here are a dozen Muppets that completely suck felt. » 3/20/14 1:27pm 3/20/14 1:27pm

Watch The Swedish Chef Explain What Curling Is

NAILED IT. After listening to this, I now, finally understand what curling is and how it works. Also, if you listen closely, the Swedish Chef also explained quantum physics, and now I totally am a master of that as well. » 2/23/14 8:00pm 2/23/14 8:00pm

Miss Piggy Will Be Getting Married in Vivienne Westwood, Of Course

After years of very publicly attempting to drag Kermit the Frog down the aisle, it looks like Miss Piggy will finally get her heart's desire in Muppets Most Wanted. There'll be a wedding at the Tower of London, where she'll wear a gown specially designed by Vivienne Westwood. » 2/12/14 11:00am 2/12/14 11:00am

Benedict Cumberbatch Solves Adorable Mystery With Sesame Street Pals

The game is on: Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch does some super-sleuthing in this PBS clip, with a little help from some famous friends. Counterbatch! To be honest, the allegedly perplexing puzzle is rather elementary, but what it lacks in difficulty it makes up for in cute. » 2/04/14 3:30pm 2/04/14 3:30pm

(Muppet) Fur Is Murder

Miley Cyrus arrives at the 56th annual GRAMMY awards - salute to industry icons with Clive Davis, on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP) » 1/26/14 5:30pm 1/26/14 5:30pm

The Entire Internet Agrees: The New Muppet Movie Will Be Awesome

Shut the whole thing down! The internet has FINALLY agreed on something. Surely this must mean a rip in space-time continuum or something, right? Or maybe it just means a new Muppet movie is on its way and everyone is stoked about it. » 1/08/14 10:00am 1/08/14 10:00am

The Swedish Chef faces Gordon Ramsay in the ultimate Muppet cook-off

In advance of The Muppets' Most Wanted, Muppets Studio has released the bite-sized webisode "Food Fight," in which the Swedish Chef pits his culinary skills against Gordon Ramsay in a reality show-inspired food truck competition. And naturally, our favorite Muppet critics are serving up their judgment with a side of… » 12/08/13 1:29pm 12/08/13 1:29pm

Lady Gaga's Muppet Thanksgiving Special Did Terribly In The Ratings

Oh no. This is not happy news. Lady Gaga's Thanksgiving Special with the Muppets did not do as well as expected in the ratings, despite guest appearances from stars such as Sir Elton John and my secret imaginary dream mother, Ru Paul. » 11/29/13 1:45pm 11/29/13 1:45pm

Fetch the Smelling Salts--Ronan Farrow Gets His Own Show

Lawyer, civil rights activist, Rhodes scholar, regulation hottie, and rumored Young Blue Eyes Ronan Farrow will be joining the MSNBC afternoon lineup early next year. Farrow, 25, will host a daily weekday show that network execs say will be a "game changer." » 10/16/13 8:25pm 10/16/13 8:25pm

Introducing Upside Downton Abbey, from the Geniuses at Sesame Street

You thought your life was complete. You were so very very wrong. Because until now, you had not seen Upside Downton Abbey, in which Muppet Carson attempts to serve tea and crumpets to Muppet Dowager Countess. Kudos to the costume designers for nailing Violet's wardrobe, especially that hat! » 2/01/13 3:40pm 2/01/13 3:40pm

Cee Lo Green Is Having a Very Muppet Christmas

It's a very snowy Christmas when Cee Lo shows up stranded on Kermit the Frog's doorstep. Luckily, the whole Muppet gang is there to show him a good time. Even St. Nick (Craig Robinson) joins the party! » 11/26/12 7:45pm 11/26/12 7:45pm

Mahna Mahna! Bret McKenzie Will Compose the Music for the New Muppet…

We're all bummed that Jason Segel won't be back to write and act in the next Muppet movie, but there is some good news! Flight of the Conchords' Bret ("Brit?") McKenzie will be returning to compose the film's score. McKenzie, who has long had it going on, won the 2012 Academy Award for Best Original Song for "Man or… » 11/05/12 7:10pm 11/05/12 7:10pm

Fraggles Highjack Ben Fold's Recording Session in Charming New Video

It's pandemonium when Jim Henson's Fraggles manage to break into the studio during a Ben Folds Five recording session for the song "Do It Anyway." Luckily, as is the case with anything the Fraggles get their little felt paws on, the chaos only improves things. Better still? The video includes cameos by Anna… » 9/17/12 4:20pm 9/17/12 4:20pm

Batshit Colorado Pastor Is Getting Unreasonably Angry at the Muppets

A Colorado pastor named Kevin Swanson had a conniption fit on his radio show Generations with Vision last Friday about the Muppets breaking ties with Chick-fil-A, again demonstrating that some fundamentalist Christians are more comfortable having dialogues with imaginary creatures than with real people. » 7/31/12 9:15pm 7/31/12 9:15pm