Last month, it was reported that the Muppet web-series "Statler & Waldorf: from the Balcony" was nominated for a Webby Award and need fans to make their voices heard by voting among the 2007 Webby nominees. Well the fans of "From the Balcony" united and really rocked the vote over the past month. Due to all the support "From the Balcony" won the People's Voice 2007 Webby for Best Comedy Long Form or Series!
Hailed as the "Oscars of the Internet" by the New York Times, the Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, Interactive Advertising, Online Film & Video, and Mobile Websites. This was Movies.com and the Muppets first-ever Webby award. Congratulations Statler and Waldorf (and everyone else involved in the show), and thanks to everyone who voted and made the show #1.