ABC has released the ten-minute presentation filmed by producers Bill Prady, Bob Kushell and Randall Einhornwhich convinced the network to reboot “The Muppets”. The clip, shot in place of a pilot, premiered at Comic Con the other week to a superb reaction. The new series sees Kermit getting the gang back together again for a new show offering a look at their personal and professional lives as they reunite for a late-night talk show hosted by Miss Piggy.
Kermit is Piggy’s executive producer; Gonzo is her head writer, along with Pepe and Rizzo. Scooter is the talent coordinator. Fozzie is Piggy’s on-air sidekick; Bobo is the stage manager; Sam Eagle is the head of broadcast standards; the Swedish Chef is in charge of craft services and Rowlf owns a tavern across the street. It will premiere on ABC this Fall.