Since 13 August 1997, Cartman, Kyle, Stan and Kenny have been broadcasted in 130 Countries, 30 Languages and have amassed 46 Million Facebook Fans and 5 Emmys. 4 Boys. 1 Town. South Park’s been there. The Emmy and Peabody Award-winning series kicks off its historic 20th season with 10 all-new episodes beginning on Wednesday, 5 October at 10pm (TH/WIB) and 11pm (HK/PH/SG/TW) in Asia.
In the premiere episode “Member Berries,” Garrison is still on the campaign trail and the National Anthem gets a reboot by an American Icon.
Comedy Central and South Park Digital Studios kicked off the global celebration of the series’ 20th season by bringing the show to life via “The South Park 20 Experience,” a 2-D/3-D interactive fan exhibition first debuted at Comic Con San Diego in July. The currently-travelling experience, part of which is now on display at the Paley Center in Los Angeles through September 25, features 20 memorable moments from South Park’s history and allows fans to explore and insert themselves into iconic show moments for photo opportunities.
The celebration of “South Park” continues with the launch of an all-new “South Park” Avatar Creator for desktop and mobile devices, where you create your own South Park alter-ego or make one for family and friends! Use your avatar on the South Park Studios forum or share it with friends online.
Then there’s the upcoming release of the eagerly-awaited new video game “South Park: The Fractured But Whole” from Ubisoft and the tie-up with GIPHY to cut GIFs from iconic moments featured at Comic-Con, as well as special telecasts of selected South Park episodes and a behind-the-scenes documentary film 6 Days to Air: The Making of South Park.
6 Days to Air: The Making of South Park – Comedy Central will debut the 2011 documentary in Asia on Thursday, 15 September at 9.30pm (TH/WIB) and 10.30pm (HK/PH/SG/TW). Renowned documentarian Arthur Bradford (How’s Your News?) was granted unprecedented access to Parker and Stone. Shot extensively over the course of three months at the South Park Studios in Los Angeles, this exclusive documentary film chronicles the rigorous process of producing the iconic series in under a week. Bradford’s cameras were granted access into the creative process, opening up Parker and Stone’s world to reveal the high-pressure work environment that allows them to turn an idea into a full 22-minute episode each week.
Viewers will get a look at Parker and Stone’s thought process as they approach a new episode and the 24/7 grind they subject themselves to each time the show is in production. The documentary also includes in-depth interviews with Parker and Stone about their working partnership and reflections on highlights from their careers, such as the making of the original short, “The Spirit of Christmas,” as well as their memorable appearance at the 2000 Oscars.
“South Park: The Fractured But Whole” – on 6 December, Ubisoft will release the highly-anticipated follow-up to the award-winning “South Park: Stick of Truth” as a digital download and at retailers on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system and Windows PC. Also available will be two collectibles, the RC Coon Bundle exclusively from Amazon and the Fart Pillow exclusively from GameStop.