Jim Henson presents two types of programs on one hour-long show.

The first half hour is MuppeTelevision, which introduces new muppet characters; Digit, Bean Bunny, Ubu, Zondra, Leon, Lindy, and other new muppets to the more well-known muppets; Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzy Bear, Gonzo, and the rest of the whole Muppet Gang.

The second Half hour is episodes of The StoryTeller, which the Storyteller (John Hurt) and his talking dog (Brian Henson) tell stories.