The Muppets Extended Preview: The Pitch to ABC

by Clarissa / July 22, 2015
The Muppets

The Muppets is returning to primetime with a documentary-style show in the same vein as The Office. This time, the series will explore the Muppets’ personal lives — at home and at work.

After screening the footage at San Diego Comic-Con earlier this month, fans wanted the footage to be released and so ABC finally agreed (and even addressed the popular demand in the opening titles).

In the video below, Kermit and the gang try to convince Piggy to rejoin their ranks and unite for a new TV show, with a guest appearance by Elizabeth Banks and Topher Grace.

The Muppets will premiere on September 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.


Clarissa is Managing Editor at ScreenFad and former Managing Editor of TVOvermind. A lover of genre shows (like Supernatural and Arrow) and quality dramas (like The Good Wife and Homeland), Clarissa provides on set and event coverage as well as news, spoilers and reviews for all things TV and movies. Follow her at @clarissa373 or email her at clarissa @