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[[Image:Hong_kongposter.jpg|thumb|300px|Hong Kong poster for ''The Muppets''.]]
 
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==Television & Movies==
 
==Television & Movies==
 
* ''[[Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey]]'', television debut on PBS series ''[[Independent Lens]]'', April 5
 
* ''[[Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey]]'', television debut on PBS series ''[[Independent Lens]]'', April 5
* ''[[Sesame Street]]'' [[season 43]], September 24 ([[Elmo: The Musical]] debuts, replacing [[Elmo's World]])
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* ''[[Sesame Street]]'' [[season 43]], September 24
* ''[[Just for Laughs|The Muppets All-Star Comedy Gala]]'', autumn
 
* ''[[I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story]]'' announced, to be released in 2013
 
 
* ''[[Sesame Street movie news|Untitled Sesame Street movie]]'' announced on June 19, release date unknown
 
   
 
==International Television & Movies==
 
==International Television & Movies==
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*''The Muppets'' is released in The Philippines, March 21
 
*''The Muppets'' is released in The Philippines, March 21
 
*''The Muppets'' is released in Ukraine, March 29
 
*''The Muppets'' is released in Ukraine, March 29
*''[[Les Muppets (France)|Les Muppets]]'' is released in [[France]], April 11
 
 
*''The Muppets'' is released in [[Russia]], April 12
 
*''The Muppets'' is released in [[Russia]], April 12
 
*''The Muppets'' is released in Lithuania, May 18
 
*''The Muppets'' is released in Lithuania, May 18
 
*''The Muppets'' is released in [[Japan]], May 19
 
*''The Muppets'' is released in [[Japan]], May 19
 
* ''[[Sesamstrasse]]'' [[Sesamstrasse#The Elmo Era: 2012-present|season 40]], October 1
 
* ''[[Sesamstrasse]]'' [[Sesamstrasse#The Elmo Era: 2012-present|season 40]], October 1
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* ''[[Just for Laughs|The Muppets All-Star Comedy Gala]]'', December 24 (Canada)
   
 
==International Commercials==
 
==International Commercials==
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* Elmo, ''E! News'', September 21
 
* Elmo, ''E! News'', September 21
 
* Elmo, ''Today'', October 2
 
* Elmo, ''Today'', October 2
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* Cookie Monster, ''The Chew'', October 23
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* Elmo, Dr. Rosemarie Truglio, [[WNYC]] radio, October 30
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* The Muppets on ''Good Morning America'', November 27
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* The Muppets on ''[[The Voice]]'', November 27
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* The Muppets on ''[[Christmas in Rockefeller Center]]'', November 28
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* The Muppets on ''[[Cee Lo's Magic Moment]]'', November 30
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* Kermit on ''[[30 Rock]]'', December 6
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* Elmo on ''[[Michael Bublé: Home for the Holidays]]'', December 10
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* Kermit on ''[[VH1 Big Morning Buzz Live]]'', December 14
   
 
==Live Appearances==
 
==Live Appearances==
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*[[Gordon]] at [[South Street Seaport]] Children's Day, September 30
 
*[[Gordon]] at [[South Street Seaport]] Children's Day, September 30
 
*[[Big Bird]] on [[Saturday Night Live]], October 6
 
*[[Big Bird]] on [[Saturday Night Live]], October 6
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*[[:Category:The Muppets Characters|The Muppets]] appear with [[Cee Lo Green]] in his [[Nevada|Las Vegas]] show, October 10
 
*Elmo and Gordon at [[New York Comic Con]] Kids Day, October 14
 
*Elmo and Gordon at [[New York Comic Con]] Kids Day, October 14
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*Kermit and Pepe at [[Disney Store|Disney Store Times Square]], November 27
   
 
==International Appearances==
 
==International Appearances==
 
*[[Kermit the Frog]] & [[Miss Piggy]] at ''[[Die Muppets (film)|Die Muppets]]'' premiere press conference in [[Germany]], January 18 <small>(live appearance)</small>
 
*[[Kermit the Frog]] & [[Miss Piggy]] at ''[[Die Muppets (film)|Die Muppets]]'' premiere press conference in [[Germany]], January 18 <small>(live appearance)</small>
*Miss Piggy at [[Michael Michalsky]]'s studio for Berlin Fashion Week, January 18 <small>(live appearance)</small>
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*Miss Piggy at [[Michael Michalsky]]'s studio for [[Berlin]] Fashion Week, January 18 <small>(live appearance)</small>
 
*[[Statler and Waldorf|Statler &amp; Waldorf]] on ''[[Upps - Die Muppets sind los!]]'', January 19
 
*[[Statler and Waldorf|Statler &amp; Waldorf]] on ''[[Upps - Die Muppets sind los!]]'', January 19
 
*Kermit on ''[[NRJ|Radio Energy Berlin]]'', January 19
 
*Kermit on ''[[NRJ|Radio Energy Berlin]]'', January 19
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*[[Statler and Waldorf]] at [[The Secret Policeman's Ball]], March 9
 
*[[Statler and Waldorf]] at [[The Secret Policeman's Ball]], March 9
 
*[[Pferd]], [[Wolle]], [[Carsten Morar-Haffke]] and [[Martin Paas]] on [[DAS!]], March 20
 
*[[Pferd]], [[Wolle]], [[Carsten Morar-Haffke]] and [[Martin Paas]] on [[DAS!]], March 20
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*[[International Ernie#germany5|Ernie]] on ''Kikaninchen'' (KIKA), May 28
 
*[[Oscar the Grouch]] at the [[Philippine Pediatric Society]]'s annual convention, May
 
*[[Oscar the Grouch]] at the [[Philippine Pediatric Society]]'s annual convention, May
 
*Kermit & [[Pepe the King Prawn]] on ''Daybreak'', June 11
 
*Kermit & [[Pepe the King Prawn]] on ''Daybreak'', June 11
 
*Kermit & Pepe the King Prawn on ''[[Loose Women]]'', June 11
 
*Kermit & Pepe the King Prawn on ''[[Loose Women]]'', June 11
*Kermit & Pepe the King Prawn on [[The Heart FM Network]], June 12
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*Kermit & Pepe the King Prawn on ''[[Heart (radio network)|Heart Breakfast]]'', June 12
 
*Kermit & Pepe the King Prawn at the [[HMV Oxford Circus]], June 13
 
*Kermit & Pepe the King Prawn at the [[HMV Oxford Circus]], June 13
 
*Kermit & Pepe the King Prawn on [[Magic 105.4 FM]], June 13
 
*Kermit & Pepe the King Prawn on [[Magic 105.4 FM]], June 13
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*Elmo, [[Grover]] & Abby Cadabby on ''[[This Morning]]'', August 9
 
*Elmo, [[Grover]] & Abby Cadabby on ''[[This Morning]]'', August 9
 
*Abby Cadabby on ''[[Milkshake!]]'', August 10
 
*Abby Cadabby on ''[[Milkshake!]]'', August 10
*[[International Ernie#germany|Ernie]] & [[International Bert#germany|Bert]] on ''[[Kroemer - Late Night Show|Krömer - Late Night Show]]'', September 22
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*[[International Elmo#germany2|Elmo]] on ''Kikaninchen'' (KIKA), September 3
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*[[International Ernie#germany5|Ernie]] & [[International Bert#germany4|Bert]] on ''[[Kroemer - Late Night Show|Krömer - Late Night Show]]'', September 22
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*Ernie ([[Martin Paas]]) & Bert ([[Carsten Morar-Haffke]]), [[Horst Janson]] and [[Samson]] at ''[[40 Jahre Sesamstrasse]]'' exhibition opening night launch party in [[Berlin]], [[Germany]], December 12 <small>(live appearance)</small>
   
 
==Books==
 
==Books==
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*''[[Tales of a Sixth-Grade Muppet: The Good, the Bad, and the Fuzzy]]'', summer
 
*''[[Tales of a Sixth-Grade Muppet: The Good, the Bad, and the Fuzzy]]'', summer
 
*''[[The Muppets: The Doodle Book]]'', September 18
 
*''[[The Muppets: The Doodle Book]]'', September 18
*''[[Frogs, Hogs, Weirdos & What-nots]]''
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*''[[Imagination Illustrated: The Jim Henson Journal]]'', November 7
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*''[[The Wider Worlds of Jim Henson]]'', November 26
   
 
==Storybooks==
 
==Storybooks==
 
*''[[Grouchy Hugs]]'', January 3
 
*''[[Grouchy Hugs]]'', January 3
 
*''[[Up, Down, Around Town: A Book About Opposites]]'', January 10
 
*''[[Up, Down, Around Town: A Book About Opposites]]'', January 10
*''[[The Muppets: Lights, Camera, Action! Fan Book]]'', February 6
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*''[[The Muppets: Lights, Camera, Action! Fact File]]'', February 6
 
*''[[Bert and Ernie Go Camping]]'', February 14
 
*''[[Bert and Ernie Go Camping]]'', February 14
 
*''[[Cookie Monster's Busy Day]]'', February 14
 
*''[[Cookie Monster's Busy Day]]'', February 14
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*''[[Circle of Friends]]'', September 25
 
*''[[Circle of Friends]]'', September 25
 
*''[[Elmo's Christmas Hugs]]'', October 2
 
*''[[Elmo's Christmas Hugs]]'', October 2
*''[[Upcoming Sesame Street storybooks|Sesame Street Holiday Gift Set]]'', October 16
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*''[[Sesame Street Holiday Gift Set]]'', October 16
*''[[Upcoming Muppet books|The Muppets: The Twelve Days of a Muppet Christmas]]'', October 16
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*''[[The Twelve Days of a Muppet Christmas (and a Chicken in a Pine Tree)]]'', October 16
   
 
==Home Video==
 
==Home Video==
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*''[[Muppet Snow White#Translations|Die Muppet Show Spezial 3: Muppet Schneewittchen]]'', September
 
*''[[Muppet Snow White#Translations|Die Muppet Show Spezial 3: Muppet Schneewittchen]]'', September
 
*''[[Fraggle Rock Classics#Volume 2|Fraggle Rock Classics Volume 2]]'', October 16
 
*''[[Fraggle Rock Classics#Volume 2|Fraggle Rock Classics Volume 2]]'', October 16
*''[[Sesame Street (comic book)|Sesame Street #1]]'', fall
 
   
 
==Merchandise==
 
==Merchandise==
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*[[Muppet PVC figures (Disney Parks)|The Muppets Collectible Figures]], spring
 
*[[Muppet PVC figures (Disney Parks)|The Muppets Collectible Figures]], spring
 
*[[Muppet vinyl figures]]
 
*[[Muppet vinyl figures]]
*[[Muppet bobblehead dolls (Funko)]]
 
 
*[[Classic ABC/123 Wood Blocks & Cart]] featuring Kermit the Frog block, summer
 
*[[Classic ABC/123 Wood Blocks & Cart]] featuring Kermit the Frog block, summer
 
* Popcorns [[Vinylmation]] Kermit figure, fall
 
* Popcorns [[Vinylmation]] Kermit figure, fall
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*"[[Share It Maybe]]"
 
*"[[Share It Maybe]]"
 
*"[[Do It Anyway]]" with [[Ben Folds Five]]
 
*"[[Do It Anyway]]" with [[Ben Folds Five]]
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*"[[All I Need is Love]]" with [[Cee Lo Green]]
   
 
==People==
 
==People==
 
*[[Judy Freudberg]] dies, June 10
 
*[[Judy Freudberg]] dies, June 10
 
*[[Jerry Nelson]] dies, August 23
 
*[[Jerry Nelson]] dies, August 23
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*[[Kevin Clash]] resigns from [[Sesame Street]], November 20
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*[[Emily Squires]] dies, November 21
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*[[Diana Birkenfield]] dies, November 22
   
 
==Business==
 
==Business==
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*[[Jim Henson's Fantastic World]]
 
*[[Jim Henson's Fantastic World]]
 
**The Museum of the Moving Image (Astoria, Queens, NY), January 1 - March 4, 2012
 
**The Museum of the Moving Image (Astoria, Queens, NY), January 1 - March 4, 2012
*[[ToonSeum]] presents "Animating Haring!", featuring art by [[Bill Davis]], created for [[Keith Haring]]-inspired animation on ''Sesame Street'', October 22, 2011 to February 26, 2012
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*[[ToonSeum]] presents "Animating Haring!", featuring art by [[Bill Davis]], created for [[Keith Haring]]-inspired animation on ''Sesame Street'', October 22, 2011 - February 26, 2012
 
*"[[Man or Muppet]]" wins the Oscar for Best Original Song at the 84th Academy Awards, February 26
 
*"[[Man or Muppet]]" wins the Oscar for Best Original Song at the 84th Academy Awards, February 26
 
*The Muppets receive a star on [[The Hollywood Walk of Fame]], March 20
 
*The Muppets receive a star on [[The Hollywood Walk of Fame]], March 20
 
*[[The Case of the Stolen Show]], interactive Muppet game debuts aboard the Disney Fantasy during its maiden voyage, March 31
 
*[[The Case of the Stolen Show]], interactive Muppet game debuts aboard the Disney Fantasy during its maiden voyage, March 31
 
*Jim Henson's Musical World concert at Carnegie Hall, April 14
 
*Jim Henson's Musical World concert at Carnegie Hall, April 14
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*''[[40 Jahre Sesamstrasse]]'' anniversary exhibition
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**Deutsche Kinemathek - Museum für Film und Fernsehen ([[Berlin]], [[Germany]]),<br>December 13, 2012 - <s>April 7</s> May 5, 2013 (extended)
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* ''3 & Under'', a ''Sesame Street''-themed exhibit at the new [[National Children's Museum]] at National Harbor, [[Maryland]], December 14
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==See also==
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* [[2012 United States presidential election debates]]
   
 
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The Muppets receive a star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Television & MoviesEdit

International Television & MoviesEdit

  • The Muppets is released in Australia, January 1
  • The Muppets is released in New Zealand, January 1
  • The Muppets is released in Dominican Republic, January 5
  • The Muppets is released in Slovenia, January 5
  • The Muppets is released in Costa Rica, January 6
  • The Muppets is released in Panama, January 6
  • The Muppets is released in Serbia, January 11
  • The Muppets is released in Argentina, January 12
  • The Muppets is released in Czech Republic, January 12
  • The Muppets is released in Hungary, January 12
  • The Muppets is released in Colombia, January 13
  • The Muppets is released in Iceland, January 13
  • The Muppets is released in Romania, January 13
  • The Muppets is released in Uruguay, January 13
  • Die Muppets is released in Germany, January 19
  • The Muppets is released in Hong Kong, January 19
  • The Muppets is released in Bulgaria, January 20
  • Muppety is released in Poland, January 20
  • The Muppets is released in Vietnam, January 20
  • The Muppets is released in Croatia, January 26
  • The Muppets is released in Slovakia, January 26
  • The Muppets is released in Indonesia, January 27
  • The Muppets is released in South Africa, January 27
  • The Muppets is released in Greece, February 2
  • The Muppets is released in Portugal, February 2
  • The Muppets is released in Switzerland, February 2 (German)
  • I Muppet is released in Italy, February 3
  • The Muppets is released in Spain, February 3
  • The Muppets is released in Switzerland, February 3 (Ticino)
  • The Muppets is released in The Netherlands, February 8
  • The Muppets is released in Ireland, February 8
  • The Muppets is released in the United Kingdom, February 10
  • The Muppets is released in Belgium, February 15
  • The Muppets is released in Malta, February 15
  • The Muppets is released in Korea, February 16
  • The Muppets is released in Turkey, February 17
  • The Muppets is released in Sweden, March 16
  • The Muppets is released in The Philippines, March 21
  • The Muppets is released in Ukraine, March 29
  • The Muppets is released in Russia, April 12
  • The Muppets is released in Lithuania, May 18
  • The Muppets is released in Japan, May 19
  • Sesamstrasse season 40, October 1
  • The Muppets All-Star Comedy Gala, December 24 (Canada)

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AppearancesEdit

Live AppearancesEdit

International AppearancesEdit

BooksEdit

StorybooksEdit

Home VideoEdit

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ComicsEdit

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Music videosEdit

PeopleEdit

BusinessEdit

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See alsoEdit


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