‘Small Fry’ Still in Which Mini-Buzz Stands Small with Mini-Zurg

'Small Fry' © Disney/Pixar. All Rights ReservedUnfortunately I have not yet had the privilege to see either Disney’s The Muppets or the accompanying Toy Story Toon, Small Fry, from Pixar Animation Studios, but it would appear based on circumstantial evidence that this still, newly released via the official Toy Story Facebook page, features a shot of Mini-Buzz and Mini-Zurg (aka Mini-Dad) in a fast food joint display case of available kids meals toys based on the popular Space Rangers program.

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‘The Muppets’ Soundtrack Available as Download for $4.99

'The Muppets' Original Motion Picture SoundtrackAmazon.com is currently selling the MP3 downloadable edition of the original motion picture soundtrack for Disney’s The Muppets for just $4.99 while the CD edition is just $6.99 for a limited time.

The soundtrack features songs written by Bret McKenzie, updated versions of Muppet classics and familiar hits given the Muppet treatment. McKenzie, who created, co-wrote, executive produced and starred in the hit HBO television series ‘Flight of the Conchords,’ is the music supervisor, as well as the writer/producer of four original songs, including ‘Life’s a Happy Song,’ ‘Let’s Talk About Me,’ ‘Man or Muppet’ and ‘Me Party.’ McKenzie also produced ‘Pictures in My Head’ and ‘Rainbow Connection.’ Stars Jason Segel, Amy Adams and Chris Cooper join in the singing, as do special guests Feist, Mickey Rooney, Joanna Newsom, and the whistling skills of Andrew Bird.

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Review: ‘Disney Pix’ for iPad Provides Hours of Creative Play for Free

Disney AppPix for iPad with Disney Pix SoftwareDisney recently released ‘Disney Pix,’ its free software for its new AppClix iPad ‘appcessory.’ Manufactured by Vivitar, the AppClix effectively replaces Disney’s previous lines of licensed PIX digital cameras. In addition to being able to plug directly into the iPad to download and share photos, the AppClix boasts a 7MP camera, which is an impressive milestone for what is basically being marketed as a toy.

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‘The Muppets’ Clips: ‘Cleaning the Theater,’ ‘Show Pitching,’ ‘Modem’ and More

'The Muppets' One-Sheet FinalWalt Disney Studios and Muppets Studio has provided us with several clips from their upcoming release, The Muppets, opening in theaters nationwide. We managed to sift through the pile and find a few that don’t appear to have been released as of yet — at least not through official channels anyway, so without further ado:

Our first clip is ‘Modem’ in which Gary, Mary and Walter (or Jason Segel, Amy Adams and Walter respectively) have alerted Kermit to the fate of the Muppet theater and so they take off along with Kermit’s butler, 80s Robot at the wheel. How to find the rest of the Muppet gang? Let’s just say friends don’t let friends use 1200 baud, 7 bits, even parity and 1 stop bit. Yeah, you kids know exactly what I’m talking about.

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‘Muppet Radio’ to Launch on SiriusXM Radio for Limited Time November 23

Sirius XM Radio announced that it will launch “Muppet Radio,” a five-day limited run Thanksgiving week channel hosted by Kermit the Frog featuring new and classic Muppet music and an array of Muppets interacting with hosts from SiriusXM’s talk/entertainment, music and sports channels.

“Muppet Radio” will launch November 23 at 12:01 am ET and air through November 28 at 3:00 am ET on SiriusXM channel 145, online on SiriusXM Internet Radio channel 813 and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and mobile devices on Limited Engagements 3.

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‘The Muppets’ Soundtrack Interactive Preview on YouTube

'The Muppets' Original Motion Picture SoundtrackWalt Disney Records has just released an interactive preview of the original motion picture soundtrack to The Muppets on YouTube. As boring as a video for a soundtrack might sound at first, Disney has added its own color-coded commentary from the Muppets themselves via text blips, allowing the video to offer up some eye candy in addition to ear candy (and that’s asking for a lot of cavities).

When Walter, the world’s biggest Muppet fan, and friends Gary (Jason Segel) and Mary (Amy Adams) discover the nefarious plan of oilman Tex Richman (Chris Cooper) to raze the Muppet Theater, they help Kermit reunite the Muppets to stage The Greatest Muppet Telethon Ever and raise the $10 million needed to save the theater.

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‘Tap Tap Muppets’ Launched on Apple App Store for Free; Features Songs from Soundtrack

'Tap Tap Muppets' from Disney MobileDisney Mobile today released “Tap Tap Muppets” for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Available for free from the App Store, “Tap Tap Muppets” brings Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal and the rest of the gang together for what fans will surely agree is the most sensational celebration of their favorite Muppet music.

Based on the popular “Tap Tap Revenge” gameplay, the most successful mobile music franchise of all time, “Tap Tap Muppets” features six full tracks including three songs from Disney’s “The Muppets” soundtrack, which will be released by Walt Disney Records on November 21. The app also includes three of the most memorable songs from the Muppets tribute compilation, “The Green Album.”

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Exclusive Photos/Video: The Muppets Take Over ‘Good Morning America’

The Muppets on Good Morning America: Snowth, Chicken, Kermit, Miss Piggy and Gonzo perform Mahna Mahna

The morning of November 17, 2011 brought lots of mayhem to Times Square as well as the ‘Good Morning America’ Studio as ABC’s popular national morning program was taken over by its distant cousins, the Muppets for the duration of the show.

We were on hand to capture some of the mayhem (and magic) as Muppeteers such as Steve Whitmire, Dave Goelz, Eric Jacobson and Bill Barretta brought many of the classic characters to life in the heart of Times Square. Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, Swedish Chef, Pepe, Fozzie Bear and many more were on hand for the event which included a live performance of ‘Mahna Mahna’ and Swedish Chef joining celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse for the ‘America’s Pie of Emeril’s Eye’ segment.

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‘The Muppets’ Step Into Fashion with Jerome C. Rousseau, adidas and nOir

JEROME C. ROUSSEAU FOR WALT DISNEY SIGNATURE DIVA GLITTER PUMP

Miss Piggy and the rest of the Muppets will have you feeling in the pink this winter as Jerome C. Rousseau, adidas and nOir unveil new lines of footwear and jewelry inspired by the motley crew. With these kicks on your feet, you’ll no doubt have your friends and family green with envy (unless they’re green naturally, in which case the envy is just a bonus).

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‘The Muppets’ ‘Forget You’ Music Video Clips Montage

'The Muppets' Original Motion Picture SoundtrackIn support of the motion picture original soundtrack for Disney’s The Muppets, available for purchase on November 21 (pre-order now), Walt Disney Studios has released this music video for Cee Lo Green’s ‘Forget You’ by Camilla and the Chickens. The video also features several clips from throughout the film, some of which has not yet been released until now.

When Walter, the world’s biggest Muppet fan, and friends Gary (Jason Segel) and Mary (Amy Adams) discover the nefarious plan of oilman Tex Richman (Chris Cooper) to raze the Muppet Theater, they help Kermit reunite the Muppets to stage The Greatest Muppet Telethon Ever and raise the $10 million needed to save the theater.

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