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Sid and Marty Kroftt took more than twenty years to move from Saturday mornings to ones on Friday.
The kiddie-show impresarios are best known for 1970s-era programs like “Sigmund & the Sea Monsters,” “Land of the Lost,” “Far Out Space Nuts” and “H.R. Pufnstuf.” Now they are preparing to launch their first kids-focused program since the early 1990s, and adding something new to their usual mix of talking puppets and surreal settings: dogs.
When “Mutt & Stuff” debuts on Nickelodeon on Friday at 10 a.m., it will contain some of the oddball elements audiences associate with a duo that produced “The Bugaloos,” a show that ran on NBC in the early ’70s about members of a band who could don antennae and wings and fly. The new program comes with a talking fire hydrant named Melvin and a guy dressed in a large dog suit. Calvin Millan, the son of animal trainer Cesar Millan, »
- Brian Steinberg
From H.R. Pufnstuf to The Donnie and Marie Show to Pryor’s Place, many of the most colorful and memorable series of the 1970s and 1980s sprang from the imaginations of Sid and Marty Krofft. Their groundbreaking, live-action kids fantasy shows were mainstays of the Saturday morning airwaves, which had previously been the exclusive domain of cartoons.
“Sid and Marty are geniuses and we are honored to be working with them to bring to the world a return of what we believe is TV’s most fabulous and funniest sea creature ever,” said Roy Price, Vice President, Amazon Studios, in an announcement about the development deal with the Kroffts. »
Amazon Studios today announced it has signed a development deal with iconic television producers Sid and Marty Krofft to develop a reimagined pilot of classic '70s children live action series Sigmund and the Sea Monsters. Here's what Amazon Studios Vice President Roy Price had to say in a statement.
"Sid and Marty are geniuses and we are honored to be working with them to bring to the world a return of what we believe is TV's most fabulous and funniest sea creature ever."
Many of the most colorful and fondly remembered children's series of the 1970s and 1980s sprang from the imaginations of Sid and Marty Krofft. »
“Sid and Marty are geniuses,” Amazon Studios VP Roy Price said in announcing the pilot order, “and we are honored to be working with them to bring to the world a return of what we believe is TV’s most fabulous and funniest sea creature ever.”
The Kroffts’ dominion over the Saturday morning TV airwaves/my young life began in »
4 items from 2015
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