September 13, 2017 all-day
Sept 13, 1976. This comedy-variety show was hosted by Kermit the Frog of Sesame Street. The new Jim Henson puppet characters included Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear and The Great Gonzo. Many celebrities appeared as guests on the show, which was broadcast in more than 100 countries. The show ran until 1981. The Muppet Movie (1979) was the first of many films basedon The Muppet Show.