• Sid & Marty Krofft Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

    On April 27th, Legendary television producers Sid & Marty Krofft received an Emmy for the Life Time Achievement Award. Honored for the body of work, from the 70's all the way to present day, the Krofft Brother's boast a whopping 26 title series and 21 specials. Their works spanning from the early 70's all the way to the present. Having gotten their start as puppeteers the brothers were quickly noticed for their talent for their show "Les Poupees de Paris" the show which Marty says launched their careers. It wasn't long before they found themselves in the company of Walt Disney himself, whom offered them advice upon meeting. "Always put your name above everything that you create because someday it'll be worth something." The brothers took this advice to heart and it wasn't long before NBC approached them asking to make their own show. The result was H.R. PufNStuf, and was among the first of many hit titles that dominated weekend morning TV. To this day the brothers are still producing shows, both fresh concepts such as "Mutt & Stuff" and reboots like "Sigmund & the Sea Monsters" which dropped on Amazon Prime in back in October of 2017. Fast forward to April 27th,...

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  • Marty Krofft announced as a keynote speaker at 2018 Kidscreen Summit

    November 7th, Marty Krofft was named one of the key note speakers at the upcoming 2018 Kidscreen Summit. Kidscreen Summit is renowned as the kids entertainment industry’s most important annual event. In 2017, the conference welcomed nearly 2,000 attendees from more than 50 countries. Top executives attend Kidscreen Summit to take advantage of the year’s best business networking, and to engage in critical dialogue on issues that affect the industry. Titled, "In Conversation with Marty Krofft: Kids Entertainment Legend", the segment will recount Sid & Marty's big return to television back in 2015, starting with "Mutt & Stuff" (Nickelodeon), to the more recent "Sigmund & the Sea Monsters" (Amazon Studios), and now the upcoming "Mayim's Wonderlab" starring "Big Bang Theory's" Mayim Bialik. Marty will share his lifetime of experience with attendees, delving into the development process, how the business has changed and the secrets to keeping kids watching. For latest news and event information visit Kidscreen...

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  • Marty Krofft & David Arquette at 2017 Comic-Con

    Check out the full interview of Marty Krofft and David Arquette at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con! Video Courtesy of LRM...

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Bios

Sid & Marty Krofft Headshot

Many of the most colorful and fondly remembered children's series of the 1970s and 1980s sprang from the imaginations of Sid and Marty Krofft. Their groundbreaking, live-action fantasy shows were...

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Awards

  • Music City News | Sid & Marty Krofft

    Music City News

    Barbara Mandrell, Program of the Year, 1981
  • Action for Children’s Television | Sid & Marty Krofft

    Action for Children’s Television

    Pryor’s Place for Achievement in Children’s Television, 1985
  • Youth In Film | Sid & Marty Krofft

    Youth In Film

    Lifetime Achievement Award, 1992

History

It all started when their father, Peter Krofft, a master puppeteer in his own right, discovered seven-year-old Sid had puppeteering talent and auditioned him in his own production of “Snow...

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