The puppets‘the silent house band is entering the spotlight.
Disney+ announced Monday that it has shipped a series order for Muppets Mayhema half-hour comedy centered on the Dentist and Mayhem Palace.
The series “will take audiences on a musical journey because, at last, The Electric Mayhem Band is recording its first album,” according to one streamer. Lilly Singh (A Little Late with Lilly Singh) will play the main human of Nora, the junior A&R executive tasked with managing and wrapping up Dr. Teeth, Animal, Floyd Pepper, Janice, Zoot, and Lips.
The series is being written and EP by Adam F. Goldberg (The Goldbergs), Bill Barretta (The puppets) and Jeff Yorkes.
Ayo Davis, president of Disney Branded Television, said: “The Muppets are renowned for quality, creativity and unmatched storytelling for the whole family. “We are thrilled to have Adam, Bill and Jeff at the helm to bring all of these iconic and amazing new characters to life in new and dynamic ways.”
Jonnie Davis, President of ABC Signature, the studio behind the series added: “Adam is our resident Muppet enthusiast… and gets to play in the sandbox with Bill, a longtime Muppet performer, as well as these beloved characters is a dream come true for him, Bill and Jeff. Their content is fresh, fun, musical and of course, hilarious. We couldn’t be happier to be the studio that brought them back together.”
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