CARTMAN LAUNCHES HIS PERFECT PIRATE CLUB
IN AN ALL-NEW "SOUTH PARK" ON
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22 AT 10:00 P.M. ON COMEDY CENTRAL®

NEW YORK, April 20, 2009 – Cartman plans to run away from home to live the life of a pirate in an all-new episode of “South Park” titled, “Fatbeard,” premiering on Wednesday, April 22 at 10:00 p.m. on COMEDY CENTRAL.

Butters and a small group of recruits join Cartman in his dream of living on Skull Island where they will frolic in crystal clear waterfalls and discover buried treasure. Cartman promises that paradise awaits, if they can just get to Somalia.

Launched in 1997, “South Park,” now in its 13th 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, along 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, Vernon Chatman, Bill Hader and Erica Rivinoja are producers. “South Park’s” Web site is www.southparkstudios.com.

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