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John Henson, the 48-year-old son of late Muppets genius Jim Henson, died of a “sudden massive heart attack” on Friday.
Henson’s death was confirmed by The Jim Henson Company on Saturday, which posted the news of his passing to the company’s official Facebook page.
Henson, like his father, Jim, and mother, Jane, was a puppeteer. His credits include work on “The… Continue reading John Henson Dead: Son of Muppets Creator Jim Henson Dies of 'Massive Sudden' Heart Attack at 48
CBS is giving Happy Endings creator David Caspe his second pilot order of the season: The network has issued a thumbs-up to Cuz-Bros, a comedy that he created with fellow Happy producer Erik Sommers. The multi-camera pilot, which will be written and executive produced by the pair, chronicles the exploits of a successful lady killer whose perfect life is thrown out of whack when his “mess of a cousin”… Continue reading CBS orders comedy pilot from ‘Happy Endings’ creator David Caspe
“Suburgatory” creator Emily Kapnek has landed a new comedy pilot at ABC, this one centering on a character who’s more Dalia than Tessa.
Kapnek’s new project is called “Selfie,” and it’s a take on “My Fair Lady,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. It focuses on a self-centered young woman who becomes Internet-infamous and asks a marketing expert at her company to help fix
Glee creator and executive producer Ryan Murphy has opened up for the first time about the death from a heroin and alcohol overdose of his good friend Cory Monteith.
“His last words to me were, ‘I want to get better,’ and I always felt and continue to feel even in his death that he did, that he really wanted to fight it and he was humiliated and… Continue reading Cory Monteith’s Last Words To ‘Glee’ Creator Ryan Murphy: ‘I Want To Get Better’
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HBO has conquered the fantasy genre with Game of Thrones, and now the cable network is looking to delve into science fiction with a project called The Spark, EW has confirmed. Deadline first reported the news.
Now in development (so it’s not guaranteed to be picked up to air), The Spark comes from the mind of Karl Gajdusek, creator… Continue reading HBO developing sci-fi drama ‘The Spark’ from ‘Last Resort’ creator