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Lady Gaga & the Muppets' Holiday Spectacular is the name of an 90 minutes ABC Thanksgiving special airing on November 28, 2013, featuring Lady Gaga and the Muppets. It features guest appearances from the Muppets, Sir Elton John, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and RuPaul. It's her second Thanksgiving special after "A Very Gaga Thanksgiving" in 2011.



  1. "Venus" with the Muppets and The Electric Mayhem
  2. "Applause"
  3. "Bennie and the Jets" featuring Sir Elton John
  4. "ARTPOP" featuring Sir Elton John
  5. "Jingle Bells" and "Deck the Halls" performed by Beaker, Animal and The Swedish Chef
  6. "MANiCURE"
  7. "Gypsy" with Kermit the Frog
  8. "Baby, It’s Cold Outside" with Joseph Gordon-Levitt
  9. "Fashion!" featuring RuPaul
  10. "Applause" (reprise) featuring The Muppets


Photos by Rick Rowell (Disney-ABC)
  1. Seashell bra and dress by Bryan Hearns

October 8 , 2013

  1. Gown by Franka
  2. Three-piece ensemble by Maggie Barry with sunglasses "Janis" by Mykita & Bernhard Willhelm
  3. Outfit by DSquared2
  4. Crystal choker by unknown with a silk blazer by Houghton

October 9 , 2013

  1. Hat by Philip Treacy, fluffy jacket by Adrienne Landau, outfit by Alon Livne and "Janet" sunglasses by A-Morir
  2. Custom jumpsuit by Atelier Versace with a necklace by Erickson Beamon.


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Director Gregg Gelfand
Assistant Director Debbie Palacio
Segment Director Lily Olszewski
Musical Director Michael Bearden
Head Writer Paul Greenberg
Writer Jim Lewis
Production companies The Muppets Studio
Distributor Disney-ABC Domestic Television
Produced Sunset Lane Entertainment
Executive producer Salli Frattini as ABC's Lincoln Square Productions
Producer Eric Conte
Co-producer Hyunjoo Kim
Line Producer Lara Karchmer
Segment Producer Carol Eng
Associate Producer Danielle Alfano
Photographer on set Rick Rowell as ABC


Special guest Elton John, RuPaul, Kristen Bell & Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Announcer Tom Kane
Rowlf the Dog, Swedish Chef Bill Barretta
The Great Gonzo Dave Goelz
Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal Eric Jacobson
Walter Peter Linz
Scooter David Rudman
Camilla the Chicken,
Floyd Pepper, Lew Zealand
Matt Vogel
Kermit the Frog, Beaker Steve Whitmire


Guitars Tim Stewart, Ricky Tillo
Drums George "Spanky" McCurdy
Keys Brockett Parsons
Bass Lanar Brantley


Dancers Amanda BalenDavid Lei BrandtGraham Breitenstein, Montana Efaw, Kevin Frey, Knicole Haggins, Vincent Hardison, Ian McKenzie, Sloan-Taylor Rabinor, Victor Rojas

Haus of Gaga

Executive producer Lady Gaga, Mo Morrison
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