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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Jim Henson's Fraggle Rock 30th Anniversary Celebrations Revealed


As we all know here at MuppetsHenson, 2013 marks the 30th Anniversary of Fraggle Rock.

The Jim Henson Company announced today the newest marketing partners to join in the celebration which officially begins on Earth Day, April 22, and will feature 30 trendsetting brands, designers, and artists for the Dance Your Cares Away celebration. 

A NEW website www.fragglerock30.com is now up and a complete list of all 30 initiatives will be listed there soon. 

Some of the most recently added partners to be included in this collaboration are outlined below.

The Hub Network is hosting a Fraggle Rock marathon on Sunday, April 21 (9 a.m. - noon ET / 6 a.m. - 9 a.m. PT) The special three-hour broadcast will include six back-to-back episodes of the landmark television series.

Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment is releasing the Fraggle Rock: 30th Anniversary Collection On May 14. This DVD set includes all four seasons, behind the scenes interviews recently discovered in the archives of The Jim Henson Company, a "Red Fraggle" plush keychain and an exclusive graphic novel. On that same date, Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment will be introducing Fraggle Rock: Meet The Fraggles, featuring the pilot, as well as five episodes highlighting each of the beloved main characters. Also celebrate the Fraggle Rock 30th Anniversary with free episodes, dedicated collections, and more on leading digital platforms including iTunes, Xbox, Vudu, Sony, and Amazon.

Archaia is providing an exclusive graphic novel that will be included in Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment's upcoming release of Fraggle Rock: 30th Anniversary Collection.

Heydey Footwear is offering limited edition Super Shift Gobo footwear which will be available on Earth Day, April 22.

Threadless will create adult and children's tees using Fraggle Rock contest winner's art. The contest is scheduled to begin on April 22 and run through May 6. Go to www.threadless.com for additional details.

Cupcake Digital introduces deluxe, animated story apps based on the classic Fraggle Rock series. The first app, "Fraggle Friends Forever," introduces everyone's favorite Fraggles, and entertains with hundreds of surprising interactions, full narration, three reading modes, and games designed to reinforce sight word and letter recognition. It will soon be available on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play and the NOOK Apps stores.

Deckdaq will be offering Facebook collector card packs.

Genera is creating a new app that will focus on music education for kids in addition to fun games.

ICUP, a leading manufacturer of novelty home goods is producing glassware and mugs featuring new 30th Anniversary Fraggle Rock artwork.

Insight Editions will be releasing a high end coffee table book in spring of 2014.

Walls 360 http://www.Walls360.com/FraggleRock a leading print-on-demand wall graphics company is set to launch a new collection of re-positionable wall graphics featuring over 30 different Fraggle Rock designs.

Truffle Shuffle (www.truffleshuffle.com) a high end dot com retailer based in the UK will be offering a new line of upscale adult Fraggle-themed tees.

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