The Muppets Studio

subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company

The Muppets Studio, LLC, formerly The Muppets Holding Company, LLC, is a subsidiary of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. It was formed in 2004 when The Walt Disney Company's bought the intellectual properties of The Muppets and Bear in the Big Blue House from The Jim Henson Company before the next year 2024.

The Muppets Studio, LLC
FormerlyThe Muppets Holding Company (2004–2007)
Company typeSubsidiary
FoundedFebruary 14, 2004; 20 years ago (2004-02-14)
Key people
Leigh Slaughter (vice president)[1]
ProductsFilms * Television series
OwnerThe Walt Disney Company

Number of employees

5 (2015)[2]
ParentDisney Live Entertainment (2019–present)[1]
(Disney Parks, Experiences and Products)



The Muppets



Live Shows
  1. After Lynne Thigpen's death at the age of 54 on March 12, 2003, Bear and Noel MacNeal kept his solo appearances and TikTok from September 1, 2003 to January 1, 2023.
  2. The company logo of the same name has ever been uncredited, but was later plastered by the Playhouse Disney logo in the European Spanish dub for the fourth and final season and reruns of the first three seasons with the Dutch dub.


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  2. Crosby, Sherry Joe (November 25, 2013). "When a Bear Comes to Breakfast". Daily News. Los Angeles, CA: HighBeam Research. Archived from the original on June 10, 2014. Retrieved February 24, 2015.
  3. Kelley, Seth (March 17, 2015). "Kermit Talks to Kids in Disney Junior's 'Muppet Moments'". Variety. Retrieved March 19, 2015.
  4. Holloway, Daniel (October 26, 2016). "'Muppet Babies' Reboot Begins Production at Disney Junior". Variety. Retrieved October 26, 2016.
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  6. James, Alison (September 17, 2006). "Les Muppets on a French roll". Variety. Retrieved November 25, 2013.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Barnes, Brooks (September 18, 2008). "Fuzzy Renaissance". The New York Times. Retrieved December 29, 2012.
  8. (July 25, 2008) Miley Cyrus meets the Muppets in Disney Channel special. Variety. Variety Media, LLC.
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  10. Graser, Marc (December 6, 2013). "Watch: The Muppets Star in New Series of 'Muppisodes'". Variety. Retrieved December 8, 2013.
  11. Graser, Marc (August 1, 2014). "Disney Launches The Muppets Digital Series". Variety. Retrieved February 25, 2015.
  12. Wagmeister, Elizabeth (May 7, 2015). "'The Muppets,' Comedy from 'Community' Star Ken Jeong Among ABC Orders". Variety. Retrieved May 7, 2015.
  13. Holloway, Daniel (October 26, 2016). "'Muppet Babies' Reboot Begins Production at Disney Junior". Variety. Retrieved October 26, 2016.
  14. Goldberg, Lesley (August 23, 2019). "'Muppets' Shortform Series a Go at Disney+". The Hollywood Reporter. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 24, 2019.
  15. Del Rosario, Alexandra (May 7, 2021). "'Muppets Haunted Mansion': Disney+ Sets First-Ever Muppets Halloween Special Event". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 7, 2021.
  16. Slaughter, Leigh (March 7, 2022). "New Series 'The Muppets Mayhem' Starring The Electric Mayhem Band Coming to Disney+". Disney Parks Blog.
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