Jim Henson


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United States puppeteer who created a troupe of puppet characters (1936-1990)

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Puppeteer John Henson, the son of the late Muppets creator Jim Henson is seen with Muppets Miss Piggy and Kermit at the Disney/MGM studios in Lake Buena Vista, Florida in this June 15, 1990 file photo.
She served on the board of the Jim Henson Foundation, which promotes the art of puppetry.
It seems fitting that, as we celebrate 30 years of this great property, we have the opportunity to give it new life in a relevant and engaging way via these enhanced story app experiences," said Melissa Segal, Executive Vice President, Global Consumer Products for The Jim Henson Company.
James DeLuca of Cushman & Wakefield represented The Jim Henson Company in its site search and in lease negotiations with the building's ownership.
It was in 1969 with the premiere of "Sesame Street" that Jim Henson gained widespread recognition and the Muppets achieved superstardom.
The deal under which The Jim Henson Company agreed to sell all rights to The Muppets and "Bear in the Big Blue House" to Disney, when completed, marks the culmination of a 15-year process that began with Jim Henson himself negotiating with Disney before his death in 1990.
The Walt Disney Co, which has itself just rebuffed an offer from cable television company Comcast, has bought the franchise from The Jim Henson Co for an undisclosed sum.
Disney came close to acquiring the rights in 1990 but the deal fell apart shortly after the death of company founder, Jim Henson.
This time out Woody (Tom Hanks) has caught the eye of a toy collector with the soul of a pawnbroker, and Buzz (Tim Allen) and the gang set off on the sort of rollicking adventure that Jim Henson and Robert Louis Stevenson might have coauthored, all to the accompaniment of tunes by Randy Newman, Sarah MacLaughlin, and Robert Goulet.
So it is no surprise that in 1990, when the country and arguably the world mourned the death of Jim Henson (although his Muppet characters still thrive), cartoonist John Siade drew a tearful Kermit the Frog on a dressing table next to a silk top hat with a band that remembered also Sammy Davis, Jr.
The Muppet Calendar, developed by Jim Henson Interactive, a subsidiary of Jim Henson Productions, is a personal activity planner calendar maker and screen-saver featuring Kermit, Miss Piggy and the rest of the Muppet characters.
Lyme disease, drug-resistant tuberculosis, and the mysterious streptococcal bacterium that killed "Muppets" creator Jim Henson are all 20th-century illustrations that existing antibiotics and vaccines can't completely insulate humans from infectious disease, says Robert E.
The rise of Donald Trump may contribute to the demise of GOP efforts to attract Latino voters to the party - or at least to avoid alienating them in large numbers, write Jim Henson and Joshua Blank of the Texas Politics Project.
This affront to The Muppet Show was almost inexplicably made by the same company, that is, the bodies who've inherited the Jim Henson Workshop.