MTV Entertainment Studios today announced a new and extensive agreement with co-creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, which includes the expansion South Park on Comedy Central through 2027 and taking cable’s longest-scripted series – 2022 marks the 25the – through an unprecedented 30e season in 2027.
This new and extensive deal with MTV Entertainment Studios includes the following cast:
- Paramount +
- 14 South Park original movies made for streaming – two for 2021
- Comedy Central Channel
- South Park series until season 30
“Matt and Trey are world-class creators who brilliantly use their outrageous humor to confuse the absurdities of our culture and we’re excited to extend and deepen our long relationship with them to help power Paramount + and Comedy Central,” said Chris McCarthy, President / CEO -MTV Entertainment & CCO / Adult Animation – Paramount +. “Franchise brand content such as South Park and developing new intellectual property with formidable talents like Matt and Trey, is at the heart of our strategy to continue to grow Paramount +. “
“Comedy Central has been our home for 25 years and we’re really happy that they’ve made a commitment to us for the next 75 years,” said Parker and Stone. “When we came to ViacomCBS with a different way of producing the show during the pandemic, Chris (McCarthy), Nina (Diaz), Keyes (Hill-Edgar) and Tanya (Giles) immediately supported us and allowed us to ‘try something new which turned out to be very well received. We can’t wait to get back to the traditional South Park episodes but now we can also try new formats. It’s great to have partners who will always try their luck with us.
South Park continues to keep its place in the cultural zeitgeist with this year South ParQ Vaccination Special which ranks as the # 1 Cable Broadcast of the Year with nearly 3.5 million total viewers all night long and The special pandemic, which reigns as Cable’s # 1 scripted television broadcast in 2020. In addition, South Park received his 19th Emmy nomination with a nod for The special pandemic in the Exceptional entertainment program category. The series has won five Emmy Awards to date and a George Foster Peabody Award.
Comedy Central’s South Park launched August 13, 1997. Trey Parker and Matt Stone are co-creators of the Emmy® and Peabody® Premium South Park. Parker, Stone, Anne Garefino and Frank C. Agnone II are executive producers of South Park. Eric Stough, Adrien Beard, Bruce Howell and Vernon Chatman are producers. Chris Brion is the Creative Director of South Park Digital studios. the south park the website is SouthPark.com.
The deals were negotiated by their longtime lawyer Kevin Morris and Keith Pizzi of Park County.
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