NEW YORK, September 21, 2011 – The last time we visited “South Park” we left with a lot of unanswered questions. Tune in to see what happened when the first of seven all-new episodes of “South Park” airs on Wednesday, October 5 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on COMEDY CENTRAL.
To celebrate the 15th season of “South Park,” COMEDY CENTRAL and South Park Digital Studios are honoring the fans that have turned the award-winning series into a cultural phenomenon with a year-long celebration, marking 2011 as “The Year of the Fan.”
Premiering on Sunday, October 9 at 10:00 p.m. is Arthur Bradford’s documentary, “Six Days to Air: The Making of ‘South Park.’” It follows the series creators, Matt Stone and Trey Parker, as they craft a single episode of their iconic hit show.
In addition, Parker and Stone surprised a New York University Storytelling class as professors in an mtvU’s “Stand-In” series. The event will air on mtvU and mtvU.com on Monday, October 3, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. EST/ 9:00 a.m. PST.
Recently voted “The Greatest Animated TV Series” in a poll conducted by Entertainment Weekly, COMEDY CENTRAL’s “South Park” launched on August 13, 1997 and premiered its 15th season on April 27. The series airs Wednesday nights at 10:00 p.m. and repeats later that night at midnight (all times ET/PT).
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 and Vernon Chatman are producers. “South Park’s” Web site is www.southparkstudios.com.
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