Puppets explain how Nielsen TV ratings process works

Lost At E Minor Contributor

By Lost At E Minor in Video on Tuesday 27 September 2011

ESPN has partnered with JESS3 to create a five minute animation with an old-school, 1970s SportsCenter vibe to walk viewers through the Nielsen television ratings process: using puppets and papercraft. Think Anchorman meets Schoolhouse Rock. Err, ok, we will.

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Statler and Waldorf get cranky again, again, again

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in Video on Tuesday 8 March 2011

Is there anything funnier than two grumpy old men sitting in a box making disparaging remarks about anyone and everyone within earshot? Huh? No! We love.

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Muppet Beaker sings Yellow by Coldplay

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in Video on Monday 7 March 2011

I never really liked the original — sanitized paint-by-numbers guitar pop from a sanitized paint-by-numbers kinda band. But in the wistful hands of the Muppets, Yellow takes on a whole new tone.

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Eric Slager’s Minimalist Muppets

Nini Baseema Contributor

By Nini Baseema in New Design on Wednesday 1 December 2010

Who didn’t grow up with Kermit the frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo the Great and buddies? Inspired by a trip to the Jim Henson’s Fantastic World exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry, and the ever-expanding buzz around the new Jason Segel-helmed Muppet Movie, 21 year-old graphic designer Eric Slager created a series of minimal Muppets portraits that are truly cute.

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