GREAT find by Kotke.org
“Jim Henson made this pitch video to sell The Muppet Show to CBS. It starts a bit slow but stick with it.”
There’s also a scene with Kermit right at the end which unfortunately didn’t make it into the clip.
After Leo’s powerful speech, Kermit appears from off-screen against a CBS logo and shrugs, “What the hell was that all about?”