NEW YORK, February 27, 2012 – “South Park” returns for its 16th season with seven all-new episodes beginning on Wednesday, March 14 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on COMEDY CENTRAL, followed by an all-new season of “Ugly Americans” at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT.
On Tuesday, March 27, “South Park: The Complete Fifteenth Season” will be released on Blu-ray and DVD by COMEDY CENTRAL Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment. In addition to all fourteen uncensored episodes from “South Park’s” landmark 15th season, the Blu-ray and DVD include the groundbreaking documentary “6 Days to Air: the Making of South Park”, a first-ever look behind-the-scenes at South Park Studios that gives fans an insider’s look at the making of an episode. The bonus features are rounded out with “6 Days to Air: Behind the Scenes of ‘City Sushi,’” mini-commentaries by creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and never-before-seen deleted scenes.
Each “South Park: The Complete Fifteenth Season” Blu-ray and DVD come with an added bonus. We’re giving away free downloads of the new “South Park: Tenorman’s Revenge” Xbox Live game. Each Blu-ray and DVD will include a unique code inside for fans to enter at www.southparkstudios.com/season15 to get thousands of prizes. It’s first come, first serve so fans have to act fast. The first 5,000 to enter their code will get a download of “South Park: Tenorman’s Revenge” game, an exclusive “South Park” theme and a 48 hour trial of Xbox Live Gold Membership. The next 70,000 entries will get an exclusive “South Park” Xbox theme and a 48 hour trial of Xbox Live Gold Membership.
The all-new episodes from this season are available in HD exclusively on xBox Live, iTunes, Sony PlayStation Network, Amazon Video On Demand and Vudu, and in SD on Samsung Media Hub and InDemand. Episodes are also available on www.SouthParkStudios.com.
Voted “The Greatest Animated TV Series” in a poll conducted by Entertainment Weekly, COMEDY CENTRAL’s “South Park” launched on August 13, 1997. 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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