CARTMAN COMES FACE TO FACE WITH HIS OWN MORTALITY
IN THE SEASON 12 PREMIERE OF "SOUTH PARK" ON
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12 AT 10:00 P.M.* ON COMEDY CENTRAL®

  • Beginning March 14, All-New Season 12 Episodes Available Uncensored
    On iTunes, xBox LIVE And Amazon Unbox

NEW YORK, March 10, 2008 – Cartman’s routine tonsillectomy goes horribly wrong in an all-new episode of “South Park.” Coming off record ratings in season 11 and the now infamous “Imaginationland” trilogy, “South Park” returns for its 12th season with seven all-new episodes beginning Wednesday, March 12 at 10:00 p.m. on COMEDY CENTRAL. Fans will be able to download the uncensored version of each new episode from the 12th season on iTunes, xBox LIVE and Amazon Unbox.

The face of South Park could change forever when Eric Cartman is diagnosed with an incurable disease in the premiere episode, entitled “Tonsil Trouble.” When the support Cartman is counting on falls short, he has to take matters into his own hands.

Launched in 1997, “South Park,” now in its 12th season, remains the highest-rated series on COMEDY CENTRAL. “South Park” repeats Wednesdays at 12:00 a.m., Thursdays at 10:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. and Sundays at 11:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m.

Co-creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone are executive producers with Anne Garefino of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning “South Park”. Frank C. Agnone II is the supervising producer.
Eric Stough, Adrien Beard, Bruce Howell and Kyle McCulloch are producers. “South Park’s” web site is www.southparkstudios.com.

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