A New York Christmas to Remember is a CBS Christmas special featuring the puppetry of the late Jane Henson, which aired on December 24, 2013.


The one-hour special features a performance of "The Nativity Story" a production created by Jane (and produced by Heather and Cheryl Henson). The Nativity puppets were featured alongside narration of Bible passages read by Regis Philbin. The service was pre-recorded on December 5, 2013 at the Church of St. Paul the Apostle in New York City.[1]

The special was dedicated to Jane's memory and featured a segment profiling her artistic achievements and involvement with the production.


  • "The Nativity" segment created by Jane Henson
  • Puppet Director: Amanda Maddock
  • Nativity Puppets Built by The Jim Henson Creature Shop
  • Creative Supervisor: Jason Weber
  • Production Manager: Melissa Creighton
  • Puppet Builders: Anney Ozar, Tim Lagasse, Amanda Maddock, Connie Peterson, Jason Weber, Ulysses Jones, Mari Tobita, Andrea Detwiler, Camille Labarre
  • Photographer: Richard Termine
  • "The Nativity Story" funded by the Jane Henson Foundation, IBEX Puppetry, Cheryl Henson, Heather Henson, the Henson Family, and the Jim Henson Foundation



External links

Jim Henson Productions and Related Shows
Sesame Street and related shows Christmas Eve on Sesame StreetA Special Sesame Street ChristmasElmo Saves ChristmasElmo's World: Happy Holidays!A Sesame Street Christmas CarolElmo's Christmas CountdownChristmas with Ernie & Bert • "Monster Monster Day" • Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas • "A Furchester Christmas"
The Muppets John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas TogetherA Muppet Family ChristmasThe Muppet Christmas CarolIt's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas MovieA Muppets Christmas: Letters to SantaLady Gaga & the Muppets' Holiday Spectacular • "Single All the Way"
Other shows and specials The Great Santa Claus SwitchEmmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas • "The Bells of Fraggle Rock" • The Christmas Toy • "Refrigerator Day" • Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree • "Mrs. Zabarelli's Holiday Baton" • "A Berry Bear Christmas"
Merry Christmas from Sesame StreetJohn Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas TogetherA Sesame Street ChristmasElmo Saves Christmas: Holiday FavoritesA Green and Red ChristmasBob! from Sesame Street: Christmas Sing Along

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