'South Park' is Comedy Central's longest running animated cable series. The often controversial show will be sticking around for another three seasons. Trey Parker and Matt Stone just signed a deal to have 30 more episodes and 3 year deal. The pair will continue to write, direct and edit each episode.
Also, in another separate deal South Park Digital Studios Parker and Stone have inked a deal with Viacom and Hulu to extend their agreement to cover all additional seasons and and new episodes. Hulu has the exclusive rights to air 18 seasons/254 episodes of the series. They will remain the SVOD home to all upcoming episodes.
The 19th season premiere of South Park September 16 at 10pm et.
“Nearly two decades later, ‘South Park’ today remains as important and influential as any series on any platform and has become one of the most recognizable brands to ever come out of television,” said Doug Herzog, President, Viacom Music & Entertainment Group. “Through South Park Digital Studios we will continue to aggressively expand the reach of the ‘South Park’ brand by pursuing additional extensions and licensing opportunities worldwide.”
“‘South Park’ remains the bedrock of Comedy Central and we are thrilled that new episodes will continue to entertain audiences for years to come,” said Ganeless. “The series remains as urgent and relevant now as the day it premiered and at nearly 20 seasons in it continues to draw generations of new fans.”
Said Parker and Stone: “We love working for Doug and with everyone at Comedy Central. They’ve given us an insane level of artistic and creative freedom for almost 20 years. They walk the walk.”