Disney scraps plans for scripted Muppets show on streaming service

Disney+ has pulled the plug on a scripted Muppets series for the streaming service.

  • Josh Gad, Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis were attached to the project, but since left over creative differences with new leadership at Muppets Studios, according to Variety.
  • Disney announced at D23 just a few weeks ago that it is moving forward with a short form “unscripted” Muppets series for its streaming service called “Muppets Now.”
  • A rockumentary style series “The Muppets” aired on Disney owned ABC in 2016, but was canceled.
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