Airdate: Jim Henson Idea Man

Ron Howard directed doco looks at a creative genius from puppeteering on local television to Sesame Street, The Muppet Show, and beyond.

Documentary film Jim Henson Idea Man directed Ron Howard will premiere in May on Disney+.

“Jim Henson Idea Man” takes us into the mind of this singular creative visionary, from his early years puppeteering on local television to the worldwide success of Sesame Street, The Muppet Show, and beyond. Featuring unprecedented access to Jim’s personal archives, Howard brings us a fascinating and insightful look at a complex man whose boundless imagination inspired the world.

The original documentary from Disney Branded Television, is produced by Imagine Documentaries. Howard also serves as a producer alongside Brian Grazer, Sara Bernstein, Margaret Bodde, Justin Wilkes, Mark Monroe and Christopher St. John. Paul Crowder, Meredith Kaulfers, Michael Rosenberg serve as executive producers.

Friday May 31 on Disney+

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  1. Youtube channel Defunctland has done a great six part series on Jim Henson- if you don’t have Disney Plus please watch “DefunctTV: Jim Henson”.

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