MUPPET NEWS!

JIM HENSON'S DESIGNS AND DOODLES - NEW BOOK BY ALISON INCHES

September 21, 2000 Another new book by Muppet author Alison Inches has been released. LC Control Number: 00022806, H.N. Abrams, publisher.

GIFTWARE INTERNATIONAL - New Muppet Clip-on Plush!

September 20, 2000

Visit their web site at Giftware International for the great new Muppet clip-on plush. The manufacturer ships world-wide.

The Muppet line of Giftware International items are also sold at the online store of retailer 2MomLuvMe.com. The clip-ons are available *exclusively* from the UK manufacturer, Giftware International.

JIM HENSON, YOUNG PUPPETEER - NEW BOOK BOOK BY LESLIE GOURSE

May 1, 2000 This book by Leslie Gourse was recently released. LC Control Number: 99052607, Aladdin Paperbacks.

THE JIM HENSON COMPANY SOLD TO EM.TV, GERMANY

February 21, 2000 JHC Company Press Release

All rights to the Classic Muppet Characters and their merchandise and media has been sold to EM.tv, Germany. Licensing rights to Sesame Street merchandise were also included in the sale. The ownership of Sesame Street remains under the direction of Childrens Television Workshop.

DONNA's DAY APPEARANCE BY KERMIT AND FRIENDS

September 1, 2000 Steve Whitmire delights audiences with another wonderful appearance of Kermit the Frog, Beaker, Rizzo the Rat and other characters, in an appearance on Donna's Day, on the Odyssey Channel.

JIM HENSON COMPANY IN TALKS WITH EM.TV, GERMANY

February 15, 2000

Article number 20000215/t000014629. Keyword Henson. We wish The Jim Henson Company all the best!

HENSON FAMILY BUYS CHAPLIN STUDIOS

February 14, 2000 The five Henson children announced purchase of Charlie Chaplin Studios in Hollywood, California . "When we heard that the Chaplin lot was for sale, we had to have it," noted Brian Henson. The Los Angeles office of The Jim Henson company will move its offices to the new site in mid-April 2000.

Official News Release from PRNewswire

Kermit as Charlie Chaplin

Chaplin Studios

Chaplin Studios History and more pictures

Chaplin Studios, brief information and picture

MUPPETS FROM SPACE VIDEO

February 13, 2000 For the week ending February 19, 2000, Billboard magazine reports Muppets from Space is a top selling video, coming in at Number Seven!

Muppets From Space, by Columbia TriStar.

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THE PLYMOUTH MUPPET TRAFFIC SAFETY SHOW FOR KIDS

February 10, 2000 Appearing in shopping malls throughout the United States.

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THE AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL TOY FAIR

February 13-17th, 2000 in New York City.

This fabulous display of high tech to plush to gadgets to gimics. The show featured very few new Muppet and Sesame Street merchandise to retailers for the Year 2000! Exhibitors included Junior Toys/IGEL, Kurt Adler, Carlton Cards ... Current Muppet and Sesame Street licensees include: Tyco Sesame Street plush, Golden Books, Christopher Radko (Muppet ornaments), Carlton Cards (Sesame Street ornaments), Pez, Kurt Adler (Sesame Street ornaments) and Paper House Productions (Muppet cards and stickers), Sandy Lion (Sesame Street stickers).