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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

ABC's "The Muppets" Revival To Be More Adult Take On The Show

Earlier this month, news broke that ABC is developing a new show for The Muppets, and now we have some more details regarding the revival.

Entertainment Weekly is now reporting that the new Muppets show will take a more adult approach to the material, dig deeper into their personal lives. Outside of Kermit and Miss Piggy's on-again off-again relationship, TV shows, specials and films have hardly scratched the surface of what the Muppets do outside of singing, dancing and popping family-friendly jokes.

The show will be shot like a mock-documentary in the vein of NBC/BBC's "The Office" and Fox/Netflix's "Arrested Development". The tone of the show is said to resemble NBC's "30 Rock". "The Big Bang Theory" co-creator Bill Prady and "Anger Management" writer-producer Bob Kushell are working on the pilot, "which the network is considering for a straight-to-series order."

Here's the official description:

The Muppets return 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.

Keep your eyes here for more updates on ABC's "The Muppets".

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