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The Muppets gets a 3 episode extension

by Joey Davidson | October 31, 2015October 31, 2015 1:00 pm PDT

ABC has ordered The Muppets to stick around just a little longer. The network has now signed the show for three more episodes, and that means the first seasons has 16 episodes in total.

The Muppets won a lot of hearts and minds early with its unveiling and teaser. Its pilot did well with ratings, too. Since then, the show has slipped a bit for the opening slot on Tuesday nights. It’s being beat by the new ABC show that comes after, Fresh Off the Boat.

I’m a huge fan of the Muppets, like so many other folks my age. I grew up with them, I regularly watch the flicks and I’m passing that “wisdom” on to my kid. I’m really mixed on the new show. It’s funny at times, but I spend more time waiting for jokes during really lame plot points than actually laughing.

I want this show to succeed, don’t get me wrong, but I’m not sure we’ll see it renewed again. ABC’s current plans are for it to enjoy a limited run before leaving TV. That’s probably what will happen.


Joey Davidson

Joey Davidson leads the gaming department here on TechnoBuffalo. He's been covering games online for more than 10 years, and he's a lover of all...