Newswire: TCA roundup: ABC revels in the deaths of love and McDreamy

The story grabbing the most headlines during ABC’s day with the Television Critics Association involved the relationship status of a pair of puppets, indicative of the network’s not-exactly-boat-rocking time at the summer press tour. Yes, when The Muppets begins this fall, Kermit The Frog and Miss Piggy will be on the outs—just as they were at the beginning of the 2011 film The Muppets, and as they have been, more or less, since the days of The Muppet Show. (The validity of the marriage ceremony depicted at the end of The Muppets Take Manhattan is a subject of debate for which there simply isn’t enough time in this life.) The hot-and-cold, on-again/off-again nature of Kermit and Miss Piggy’s romance is one of its core components. After all, it’s incredibly difficult to commit yourself to someone who routinely karate chops you across the vast …

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