Comedy Central has slated the 25th Season debut of the renowned franchise South Park for Wednesday, February 2. The celebration of an historic 25 seasons kicks off with six brand new episodes.
Named “One of the All-Time Greatest TV Shows” by Entertainment Weekly, the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning animated series returns to Comedy Central, where it has aired on Wednesday nights for the past 25 years. Since the August 1997 launch there have been more than 523 billion minutes of South Park consumed on Comedy Central alone.
“To be halfway done with South Park is a great accomplishment — we can’t lie,” joked co-creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker.
“For the past 25 years, multiple generations of fans have grown up enchanted by the outlandishly funny and subversive world that Matt and Trey have created with South Park,” said Chris McCarthy, President and CEO of ViacomCBS Media Networks and MTV Entertainment Studios. “As part of our expansive new deal, we are thrilled to continue our partnership with them for many more seasons of South Park on Comedy Central and many more made-for-streaming South Park exclusive events on Paramount+.”
South Park the series launched 25 years ago on August 13, 1997 and Comedy Central is ready to toast the show that put them on the map in a year filled with surprises and events that will thrill the show’s millions of fans. Based on the animated short entitled The Spirit of Christmas, the series features the breathtakingly irreverent and ruthlessly funny misadventures of four foul-mouthed, troublemaking young boys in a small town nestled in the Colorado Rockies.
Co-creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone are executive producers, along with Anne Garefino and Frank C. Agnone II. Eric Stough, Adrien Beard, Bruce Howell and Vernon Chatman are producers. Christopher Brion is the creative director of South Park Digital Studios. “South Park’s” website is SouthPark.CC.com.