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Wocka! Wocka! Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear star in Disney Junior's 'Muppet Moments'

by jmaloni

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Tue, Mar 17th 2015 05:05 pm
Kermit the Frog with a young fan.
Kermit the Frog with a young fan.

Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear and other beloved Muppets star in Disney Junior's "Muppet Moments," a new short-form series of amusing conversations between Muppets and young kids about everyday topics such as "apologies," "favorite foods" and "manners."

The series will debut on Disney Channel with four shorts premiering Friday, April 3 (8:25, 8:55, 9:25 and 9:55 a.m. ET/PT), and a new short airing daily through Friday, May 8. New shorts will continue to rollout throughout 2015 and also will be available on WATCH Disney Junior.

Nancy Kanter, executive vice president of original programming and general manager at Disney Junior Worldwide said, "The Muppets have been a part of nearly every family's life, and we are delighted to bring back fond memories of these iconic characters for parents, and create new ones for the youngest members of the family. 'Muppet Moments' highlight the Muppets doing what they do best: making kids and families laugh while showcasing compassion and heart. Our hope is that viewers will come away seeing how funny and special the Muppets really are."

Kermit the Frog added, "In show business, they say never work with kids or animals. Well, on 'Muppet Moments' we break both those rules and a lot more - and the results are fun, silly, and even inspiring."

In addition to Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and Fozzie Bear, "Muppet Moments" will feature appearances by The Great Gonzo, Animal, Beaker, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, Rowlf, Bobo, The Newsman, Rizzo, Sam Eagle and Pepe the King Prawn.

For 60 years, the Muppets have captured audiences with their unique blend of heart and humor. The Muppets, created by the late visionary Jim Henson, are among the world's most iconic and beloved characters. Led by the world's most famous amphibian, Kermit the Frog, the Muppets have starred in eight feature films, Emmy Award-winning television series and specials, Webby Award-winning online videos, as well as hundreds of press appearances worldwide.

Dr. Bunsen Honeydew and Beaker with a young fan. 

Dr. Bunsen Honeydew and Beaker with a young fan.

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