Lady Gaga simulated sex with R. Kelly during her recent Saturday Night Live appearance, but the ARTPOP diva has something more, ahem, family-friendly planned for her next stint on network TV. On Thanksgiving night, Gaga will team up with the Muppets for a 90-minute special called Lady Gaga and the Muppets’ Holiday Spectacular.
The upcoming program — Gaga’s second holiday special, following 2011’s A Very Gaga Thanksgiving — will air November 28 at 9:30 p.m. EST on ABC. Viewers can expect appearances by actors Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Kristen Bell, a duet from Mother Monster and Elton John, and further developments in the love-triangle between Gaga, Kermit the Frog, and Miss Piggy. (Remember, the “Applause” singer had Kermit on her arm at MTV’s 2009 Video Music Awards.)
For a preview of the Holiday Spectacular, watch the above promo from ABC, and scroll down for an exclusive clip that aired on a recent episode of The View (via the NME). For more Gaga, read SPIN’s in-depth ARTPOP review — or watch the video version that stars a bunch of adorable kittens. And for a look at the history of fine art intersecting with pop music, check out SPIN’s November iPad issue, which we’ve dubbed the “ARTPOP” issue.