Hurrah! JIM HENSON, MUPPETS, GET STAMPS OF APPROVAL:

Jim Henson and his beloved Muppets were immortalized on United States postage stamps today in Los Angeles at the Academy of the Television Arts & Sciences (http://www.emmys.tv), the same organization that bestowed several Emmy Awards upon the extraordinary artist and visionary, and also inducted him into the Television Academy Hall of Fame. The first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for the Jim Henson: The Man Behind the Muppets commemorative stamp sheet coincides with the 50th anniversary of Henson’s most famous Muppet, Kermit the Frog, who emceed the event.

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