Comedy Central is trumpeting the return of their animated favorite, South Park, on March 14th at 10pm.
The cable channel is kicking off season 16 for Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s beloved/hated comedy show. They ordered 14 episodes this time around but will be splitting the season into two parts. No word on when the second group will air but there will be plenty of original installments after that. South Park has already been renewed through season 20.
Here’s the press release about the start of season 16 and the release of season 15 on DVD and Blu-Ray:
“South Park” IS BACK WITH ALL-NEW EPISODES! THE 16TH SEASON BEGINS ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14 AT 10:00 P.M. ON COMEDY CENTRAL
“South Park: The Complete Fifteenth Season Uncensored” DVD And Blu-Ray
Arrives In Stores On Tuesday, March 27
All-New Season 16 Episodes Available In HD Exclusively On xBox LIVE, iTunes, Sony
Playstation Network, Amazon Video On Demand, Vudu, And in SD on Samsung Media Hub And InDemand
New Episodes Also Available On SouthParkStudios.com
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.
What do you think? Are you still watching South Park? Are you looking forward to season 16?
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