From today, Muppet fans will be able to sink their teeth in to 2,500 hours worth of Jim Henson Company material through Amazon’s streaming service Prime Video, including all five seasons of Fraggle Rock.
Fans with a Prime subscription will be able to enjoy various titles from the kids entertainment giants, who are best known for their creation of The Muppet Show, which included well-known characters such as Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear and Gonzo.
In an announcement made earlier today (4 April) a spokesman for The Jim Henson Company said: “Beginning today, Amazon Prime Video will offer 2,500 hours of The Jim Henson Company’s classic and award-winning programming on its streaming platform, providing a one-stop destination to enjoy and rediscover many of the Company’s most popular specials and series.”
Prime Video will be offering a huge host of the Company’s popular content to 68 English language territories including the US, Canada, UK, Australia, New Zealand, and the Nordics, with on-demand access to titles such as Fraggle Rock, The Storyteller, The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss, and Pajanimals
Anna Moorefield, Vice President, Global Distribution for The Jim Henson Company said: “Featuring masterful puppets and creatures from the world-famous Jim Henson’s Creature Shop, these popular titles reflect the magic and wonder that has become synonymous with The Jim Henson Company brand.
“These beloved shows will all be on Amazon Prime Video, providing immediate access for our legions of fans as well as an entirely new generation of viewers.”
The Jim Henson Company has been a leading figure in family entertainment for more than sixty years. Though initially known as a leading figure in puppetry innovation, they also produce entertainment based around animatronics and digital animation.
The Company is currently in production on the upcoming Netflix original series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance and Guillermo Del Toro’s Pinocchio.