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'The Muppet Show' Network TV Pitch
Experience the muppets through the eyes of a smarmy muppet exec in Jim Henson's brilliant pitch idea to CBS. Somehow the butt kissing is endearing out of the mouth of a stuffed puppet, passionately touting The Muppet Show's creative brilliance as 'Glory, Glory Hallelujah' blares in the background. I would've loved to have been a fly on the wall in the network boardroom where this first played, but I'm betting they cinched the deal at 'freaky long-haired dirty cyncical hippies.'
eGuider: Gennefer Gross
Writer, Producer, Branded Entertainment Specialist
Gennefer is an entertainment marketer and digital media executive turned comedy writer, producer and host. She is currently co-founder of Gross Factor Productions, an independent film and television production company she runs with her husband and writing partner, David. Gennefer has developed several scripted television series, produced multiple comedy short films, an original mobile series and has served as creative director in commercial television advertising campaigns. A creative thinker with a keen eye for quality content and the talent to write and produce it, Gennefer is re-imagining entertainment and harnessing the traditional and digital convergence to create compelling multi-platform experiences.