The iconic Primetime Emmy and Peabody Award-winning animated series South Park is returning for its 25th season in February on Comedy Central.
The studio made the big reveal with a blog post and released a short but suave announcement video that featured some orchestra members tuning and preparing their instruments before playing a piece.
The video then cuts to the announcement of Season 25 releasing on February 2 on Comedy Central. With its post-COVID specials South Park: Post COVID and South Park: Post COVID: The Return of COVID on Paramount+ being big hits to nobody’s surprise, the show’s return is exciting the fans.
South Park Season 25 Announcement:
The press release revealed that Season 25 will premiere with six brand new episodes. Chris McCarthy, President and CEO of ViacomCBS Media Networks and MTV Entertainment Studios, stated,
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. 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+.
The new deal in question is the once announced in August of 2021, in which Comedy Central picked up South Park through 2027, meaning the series will go on till season 30 at least. The comedy series, which first began in 1997, has had its fair share of controversies, yet there are no signs of slowing down as the deal also included 14 new specials streaming exclusively for Paramount+.
Co-creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker joking added in the announcement blog, “To be halfway done with South Park is a great accomplishment—we can’t lie.”
South Park Season 25 releases on February 2 and will be available on Comedy Central, and both, the Comedy Central and South Park websites.
About South Park
South Park is an American animated sitcom created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone and developed by Brian Graden for Comedy Central. South Park has received many accolades including five Emmy Awards and a Peabody Award. It is currently in its 24th season.
Intended for mature audiences, the show has become infamous for its crude language and dark, surreal humor that lampoons a wide range of topics. The story revolves around four boys—Stan Marsh, Kyle Broflovski, Eric Cartman, and Kenny McCormick—and their bizarre adventures in and around the eponymous Colorado town.
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