Get ready for more South Park. Comedy Central has announced season 26 of the venerable animated comedy series is coming next month with the release of a teaser video. The show has already been renewed through its 30th season.
Featuring the voices of series creators of Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the satirical comedy follows the adventures of four boys — Stan Marsh, Kyle Broflovski, Eric Cartman, and Kenny McCormick — and other small town residents of South Park, Colorado.
Comedy Central revealed more about the series’ return in a press release.
Comedy Central today announced that the 26th season of the renowned series, “South Park,” will premiere Wednesday, February 8th. The Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning, animated series returns to Comedy Central where it has aired on Wednesday nights since 1997. The new season will also roll out on Comedy Central internationally throughout 2023.
All-new episodes will be available to stream in HD on SouthPark.cc.com, CC.com and the Comedy Central App post-premiere.
Last summer, Comedy Central celebrated the historic 25th anniversary of cable’s longest running scripted series with “South Park: The 25th Anniversary Concert”. Filmed at Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, the concert, starring Trey Park and Matt Stone, Primus and Ween with a special appearance by members of the band, RUSH, premiered on August 13, 2022, twenty five years to the day the series premiered on Comedy Central. It is currently available on Paramount+.
MTV Entertainment Studios’ expansive deal with Parker and Stone includes extending “South Park” on Comedy Central through 2027 and taking the series through an unprecedented 30th season. In addition to the series extension, the deal includes 14 “South Park” original made-for-streaming events exclusively for Paramount+, including “SOUTH PARK: THE STREAMING WARS” PARTS 1 & 2, “SOUTH PARK: POST COVID” and “SOUTH PARK: POST COVID: THE RETURN OF COVID”. The series has earned five Emmy Awards, to date, and a George Foster Peabody Award.
Check out the trailer for South Park season 26 below.
What do you think? Are you excited about the return of this comedy series next month?