Disney+ announced the highly anticipated Original series "The Muppets Mayhem," starring Lilly Singh, Tahj Mowry, Saara Chaudry and The Electric Mayhem Band, will premiere with all episodes on Wednesday, May 10. The Disney+ Original series from Disney Branded Television is produced by ABC Signature and The Muppets Studio.
"The Muppets Mayhem" follows The Electric Mayhem Band — Dr. Teeth on vocals and keyboards, Animal on drums, Floyd Pepper on vocals and bass, Janice on vocals and lead guitar, Zoot on saxophone and Lips on trumpet — on an epic, music-filled journey to record their first-ever studio album. With the help of a driven young music executive, Nora Singh (Singh), the old-school Muppet band comes face-to-face with the current day music scene as they try to finally record their first studio album.
"The Muppets Mayhem" stars Lilly Singh ("A Little Late with Lilly Singh") as Nora, Tahj Mowry ("Baby Daddy") as Moog, Saara Chaudry ("The Mysterious Benedict Society") as Hannah, Bill Barretta as Dr. Teeth, Dave Goelz as Zoot, Eric Jacobson as Animal, Peter Linz as Lips, David Rudman as Janice, Matt Vogel as Floyd Pepper and recurring guest star Anders Holm ("Workaholics”) as JJ.
Based on characters created by Jim Henson, the series is developed and written by executive producers Adam F. Goldberg ("The Goldbergs”), Bill Barretta ("The Muppets," "Muppets Haunted Mansion") and co-executive producer Jeff Yorkes. Michael Bostick, Kris Eber and The Muppets Studio's David Lightbody and Leigh Slaughter also serve as executive producers. Original music by executive music producer and Songwriter Hall of Fame inductee Linda Perry.
The Disney+ Original series from Disney Branded Television is produced by ABC Signature and The Muppets Studio.
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About Disney Branded Television
Disney Branded Television encompasses the creative storytellers and production and content marketing teams responsible for Disney-branded television series, movies and other programming spanning live-action, animated and unscripted formats. The group fuels the Disney+ streaming platform and Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior linear networks with content geared toward kids, tweens, teens and families, with stories that are imaginative, aspirational and reflective of their world and experiences. Recent projects include "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series," "Monsters at Work," "The Mysterious Benedict Society" and "Marvel's Spidey and his Amazing Friends." Disney Branded Television has created some of the most iconic and award-winning properties and franchises, including Peabody Award winners "Doc McStuffins" and "The Owl House"; Emmy Award winners "Big City Greens" and "Elena of Avalor"; the beloved "Mickey Mouse" cartoon shorts plus the Disney Channel Original Movie (DCOM) franchise, comprised of more than 100 titles.
About ABC Signature
One of the Disney Television Studios, ABC Signature produces many of ABC Entertainment’s most significant hits, including “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Station 19”; co-productions “The Good Doctor,” “Home Economics,” “A Million Little Things,” “The Rookie” and “The Rookie: Feds”; and late-night talk show “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” ABC Signature’s series include “grown-ish” and “The Watchful Eye” for Freeform; “Godfather of Harlem” for MGM+; “Bad Sisters” and “Five Days at Memorial” for Apple TV+; “Fleishman Is in Trouble” for FX; “Criminal Minds: Evolution” for Paramount +; “Reasonable Doubt,” “This Fool,” “Tiny Beautiful Things” and “UnPrisoned” for Hulu; as well as “A Small Light” for Nat Geo and for streaming service Disney +, “National Treasure: Edge of History” and “The Muppets Mayhem.”
About The Muppets Studio
The Muppets Studio continues to create family-friendly content with its hundreds of beloved characters including Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo the Great, and many more. Notable projects include the feature film “The Muppets;” its follow-up “Muppets Most Wanted;” “The Muppets” television series for ABC; “Muppets Now” and the award-winning“Muppets Haunted Mansion” for Disney+; and the forthcoming “The Muppets Mayhem,” also for Disney+. The Muppets Studio, LLC, a subsidiary of Disney Enterprises, Inc., includes The Muppets, Bear in the Big Blue House, and other properties acquired by The Walt Disney Company from The Jim Henson Company in 2004.