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Apr 25, 2014, 17:56 ET

The Jim Henson Company Launches New App Doozer Creek As Part Of Doozers Multi-Platform Brand Launch

The Jim Henson Company, world-renowned family entertainment producer and distributor, announced today it has launched a new app, Doozer Creek,...

Feb 05, 2014, 13:00 ET

The Jim Henson Company Options Rights To Author Randi Zuckerberg's Debut Picture Book, Dot.

 The Jim Henson Company, a leader in family entertainment for over fifty years, has optioned the rights to author Randi Zuckerberg's debut...

Jan 17, 2014, 19:22 ET

The Jim Henson Company Launches SID THE SCIENCE KID LIVE!

 The Jim Henson Company, in conjunction with Mills Entertainment, Gables Grove Productions and The Brad Simon Organization, announced today...

Aug 08, 2013, 09:00 ET

The Jim Henson Company Debuts New Multi-Platform Preschool Property, JIM HENSON'S CHATTER ZOO, With An Emphasis On Early Language Acquisition

 The Jim Henson Company announced today the debut of its first preschool property to be released "digital first" for mobile platforms, JIM...

Jul 16, 2013, 09:00 ET

The Jim Henson Company Launches Dinosaur Train -- Live! Buddy's Big Adventure

The Jim Henson Company in conjunction with Mills Entertainment, Gables Grove Productions and The Brad Simon Organization announced today that the...

Jul 01, 2013, 14:00 ET

The Jim Henson Company And Amtrak Partner On "PAJANIMALS Pack Your Pajamas" National Sweepstakes

Pack your pajamas and prepare for a chance to win a fun, family train trip courtesy of Amtrak and The Jim Henson Company, a leader in family...

Jun 18, 2013, 11:24 ET

The Jim Henson Company Partners With Penguin Young Readers Group To Launch "The Dark Crystal" Author Quest

The Jim Henson Company and Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers Group, are reaching out to fans and fantasy writers to enter...

May 09, 2013, 16:16 ET

The Jim Henson Company Launches Jim Henson Family TV, A New Paid Channel On YouTube

On Thursday, May 9th, Jim Henson Family TV, the new paid channel from The Jim Henson Company, launches on YouTube...

Apr 10, 2013, 06:00 ET

New Marketing Partners Join 30th Anniversary Celebration Of Jim Henson's Beloved Television Series Fraggle Rock™

2013 marks the 30th Anniversary of the perennial favorite television series Fraggle Rock™. The Jim Henson Company announced today the newest...

Apr 02, 2013, 17:01 ET
Jane Henson with Jim Henson and the cast of Sam and Friends, Washington, DC, c. 1960. Photo by Del Ankers. (c) The Jim Henson Company.  All Rights Reserved.  Copyright (c) Disney.  All Rights Reserved.  (PRNewsFoto/The Jim Henson Company)

Jane Nebel Henson 1934-2013

 Jane Henson died in her Connecticut home on April 2, 2013 after a long battle with cancer.  A tribute page celebrating Jane and...

Mar 06, 2013, 14:14 ET

The Jim Henson Company Announces Tiered Release Of "Sid the Science Kid: The Movie" The New Preschool Adventure Debuting On PBS KIDS March 25 And Coming To DVD And iTunes On April 2 From NCircle Entertainment

 SID THE SCIENCE KID: THE MOVIE, a co-production with The Jim Henson Company and Chinese partners Nine Eyes Stone Pictures and Shanghai...

Sep 12, 2012, 18:38 ET

Fraggle Rock Talenthouse Contest Winning Art Designs Revealed By The Jim Henson Company

In preparation for the upcoming 2013 30th Anniversary of the internationally beloved television series Fraggle Rock™, The Jim Henson...

Sep 10, 2012, 20:03 ET

The Jim Henson Company Partners With N-Fusion Interactive To Release App For iPhone, iPad And iPod touch, Based On Sprout®'s Popular Preschool Series "PAJANIMALS"

The Jim Henson Company in conjunction with multi-platform video game developer N-Fusion Interactive Entertainment has just released an interactive...

Aug 01, 2012, 19:57 ET

All Aboard The Big, Big Dinosaur Sweepstakes As Amtrak And The Jim Henson Company Join Forces For A Big Big DINOSAUR TRAIN Promotion Throughout August 2012

All aboard the Big Big Dinosaur Sweepstakes, the new national summer promotion for the critically acclaimed animated preschool series DINOSAUR...

Jun 08, 2012, 13:12 ET

The Jim Henson Company To Develop "FROG AND TOAD" Animated Feature Film

The Jim Henson Company has acquired rights to the beloved children's books FROG AND TOAD and is developing an animated feature film.  Written...

May 10, 2012, 09:00 ET

Guillermo Del Toro And Mark Gustafson Will Co-Direct Stop Motion 3D Feature "Guillermo Del Toro's Pinocchio"

Guillermo Del Toro will co-direct "Guillermo Del Toro's Pinocchio" with Mark Gustafson (Animation Director on THE FANTASTIC MR. FOX). The Jim...

Apr 25, 2012, 13:15 ET

The Jim Henson Company Prepares to Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Jim Henson's Beloved Television Series Fraggle Rock

In recognition of the upcoming 2013 30th Anniversary of The Jim Henson Company's perennially favorite children's television series Fraggle...

Oct 13, 2011, 09:00 ET

The Jim Henson Company Appoints TOMY International as U.S. Master Toy Licensee for PAJANIMALS

World-renowned family entertainment producer and distributor The Jim Henson Company has appointed TOMY International (formerly RC2/Learning Curve...

Apr 06, 2011, 20:45 ET

The Jim Henson Company, Sprout® and Sixteen South Limited Team Up to Co-Produce PAJANIMALS for Sprout Network

World-renowned family entertainment producer and distributor The Jim Henson Company has partnered with 24-hour preschool television channel Sprout...

Mar 17, 2011, 07:00 ET

The Jim Henson Company and Spirit Music Form Strategic Joint Venture

The Jim Henson Company, a long time leader in family entertainment, and Spirit Music Group, a top independent music publishing company, have...