ADDITIONAL NOTES: completed airing its first season on 5/13/14; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION: (from Syfy's press release, February 2014) Premieres Tuesday, March 25 at 10PM - Syfy introduces ten hopeful creature designers who have come to Los Angeles with an incredible shared dream: to land a job working in Jim Henson's Creature Shop(TM). The new eight episode reality competition series provides a fascinating window into the imaginative and wildly creative environment of world-class creature design, fabrication and mechanization. The series features host Gigi Edgley (Farscape) and lead judge Brian Henson, Chairman of The Jim Henson Company, who also oversees the groundbreaking work of Jim Henson's Creature Shop(TM). Henson is an award-winning writer, puppeteer, director and producer whose mentor was his father, the iconic genius Jim Henson. The competing creature designers are allowed unprecedented access to the world-renowned Creature Shop, gaining hands-on experience to learn every aspect of what it takes to become a master creature designer. Following a series of elaborate challenges, only one will be awarded a prize worth up to $100,000, including the opportunity for the job of a lifetime - a contract working at the world-renowned Jim Henson's Creature Shop(TM).