ABC’s new take on The Muppets will receive its UK premiere on Sky1 on Monday October 19th at 8pm, it has been announced.
From Bill Prady and Bob Kushell, The Muppets returns to prime time with a contemporary, documentary-style show that, for the first time ever, will explore the Muppets’ personal lives and relationships, both at home and at work, as well as romances, break-ups, achievements, disappointments, wants and desires; a more adult Muppet show, for kids of all ages. ABC Studios and The Muppets Studio are producing with Prady, Kushell, Randall Einhorn and Bill Barretta executive producing.
In the opening episode of the new series, titled Pig Girls Don’t Cry, Miss Piggy is furious that Kermit booked Elizabeth Banks as a guest on her late night talk show Up Late with Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear meets his girlfriend’s parents, and Grammy Award-winning rock band Imagine Dragons performs their new single “Roots”.
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.