The previous Muppets series aired on ABC in 2015 and was in the vein of 30 Rock and The Office, showing the behind the scenes of The Muppet’s late-night talk show and the shenanigans Kermit had to deal with. The show, however, was panned by critics and fans alike, resulting in its cancellation. Disney is currently searching for a writer for the new Muppets series.
Disney is hoping to make a streaming service that will compete with Netflix, moving all their properties onto the family-friendly service and creating many new series or rebooting several old ones. Along with The Muppets, Disney is said to be interesting in rebooting