NEW YORK, September 14, 2009 – After taking on the economic crisis, pirates and Kanye West, the foul-mouthed fourth-graders of “South Park””South Park” are back! Continuing its 13th season, “South Park,” winner of the 2009 Primetime Emmy Award, returns with seven all-new episodes beginning Wednesday, October 7 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on COMEDY CENTRALCOMEDY CENTRAL.
“South Park Let’s Go Defense Play!” is available for download exclusively on xBox Live Arcade on October 7. And the all-new season of 13 episodes is available in HD exclusively on xBox LIVE, iTunes, Sony Playstation Store, Zune and Comcast Video On Demand. The new episodes are also available on SouthParkStudios.com, Fancast.com, RoadRunner.com and Amazon Video On Demand.
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.comsouthparkstudios.com.
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