United States  

Celebrating 10 Years of Trusted News Discovery
One News Page
> >

‘South Park’ Renewed for 3 More Years by Comedy Central Through Season 26

The Wrap Thursday, 12 September 2019 ()
‘South Park’ Renewed for 3 More Years by Comedy Central Through Season 26“South Park” is sticking around for a few more years. Ahead of its 23rd season, Comedy Central has agreed to a new deal with Matt Stone and Trey Parker to keep the longrunning cartoon for an additional three seasons.

That will take “South Park” through Season 26 and 327 episodes. Stone and Parker, as they have since it debuted in 1997, will continue to write, direct and edit every episode.

“South Park” is the longest running primetime scripted series on cable and will surpass its 300th episode this season — though that still leaves it some 300 episodes shy (and counting) of that other long-running animated series in “The Simpsons.” Among young adults, “South park” has been the highest-rated cable comedy in primetime for the last six years.

*Also Read:* How Long Does 'South Park' Have Left? 'Haven't Put an End Date On It,' Comedy Central Chief Says

“‘South Park’ is the greatest comedy in the history of television, unmatched in its satirical strength and cultural relevancy and it shows no signs of slowing down,” said Kent Alterman, president of Comedy Central, Paramount Network and TV Land. “If humanity is still intact in 1000 years, historians will see the most transcendent artists of our era as The Beatles, Muhammed Ali, and Matt and Trey. We’ll do as many seasons as they would like.”

Last season, “South Park” touched on everything from Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination hearings, Amazon’s encroaching global dominance to even, yes, making fun of “The Simpsons” over the controversy surrounding the character of Apu. Even Al Gore came back in an episode that touched on global warming (offering an apology of sorts to the former Vice President).

“Apparently, our efforts to get our own show cancelled have fallen short,” said Parker and Stone. “Luckily, we love Comedy Central and Kent and our staff so we are looking forward to new cancellation opportunities in the next few years.”

Parker, Stone, Anne Garefino and Frank C. Agnone II are the executive producers. Eric Stough, Adrien Beard, Bruce Howell and Vernon Chatman are producers. Chris Brion is the creative director of South Park Digital Studios.

“South Park” returns for Season 23 on Wednesday, Sept. 25 on Comedy Central.

*Related stories from TheWrap:*

Santa Drops the C-Word on 'South Park'… And It Wasn't 'Christmas' (Video)

'South Park: Amazon Moves to Town And They're Not Too Happy About It in Latest Episode (Video)

'South Park' Boys Need Al Gore's Help, But First They've Got to Apologize for That 'ManBearPig' Episode (Video)
0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 
Credit: THR News - Published < > Embed
News video: 'South Park' Renewed Through 2022, Matt Stone and Trey Parker's New Movie Ideas | THR News

'South Park' Renewed Through 2022, Matt Stone and Trey Parker's New Movie Ideas | THR News 01:33

'South Park' Renewed Through 2022, Matt Stone and Trey Parker's New Movie Ideas | THR News

Recent related videos from verified sources

Toddler with rare skin condition heads to Russia [Video]Toddler with rare skin condition heads to Russia

An American toddler battling a rare skin condition that makes her look like a superhero is heading to Russia for treatment, after hitting international headlines earlier this year. Tomorrow, [Tuesday..

Credit: SWNS STUDIO     Duration: 00:16Published

Why Netflix May Be In Trouble? [Video]Why Netflix May Be In Trouble?

The streaming wars are heating up. Netflix secured the rights to stream Seinfeld for five years starting in 2021. The official numbers haven't been reported yet, but it is believed that the streaming..

Credit: The Street     Duration: 01:19Published


Recent related news from verified sources

North End Of Central Park Getting $110M Makeover With New Pool & Rink

North End Of Central Park Getting $110M Makeover With New Pool & Rink
The north end of Central Park is finally getting some much-needed attention. [ more › ]
Gothamist

Supertall residential building will enter crowded NYC market

NEW YORK (AP) — A condominium tower near Central Park in New York City will be the world’s tallest predominantly residential building when it opens next year...
Seattle Times

You Might Like

Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2019 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
About us  |  Contact us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  In the News  |  DMCA / Content Removal  |  Privacy & Data Protection Policy
How are we doing? FeedbackSend us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter  •  FOLLOW us on Pinterest
One News® is a registered trademark of One News Page Ltd.