PARAMOUNT+ DOUBLES DOWN ON ADULT ANIMATION WITH EXPANSIVE NEW “SOUTH PARK” AND “BEAVIS AND BUTT-HEAD” SLATE AS PARAMOUNT+ INTERNATIONAL BECOMES THE EXCLUSIVE SVOD HOME TO “SOUTH PARK” IN 2022
Starting this March, Paramount+ International Will Roll Out More than 300 Episodes of “South Park” the TV Series as the New Exclusive International SVOD Home
Globally, Paramount+ Will Premiere Two Additional “South Park” Movies in 2022 and Every Year Through 2027 – as well as Season 27 of the TV Series in 2024 – All Building Up to 2025, When Paramount+ Will Be the Exclusive Global SVOD Home to the Full “South Park” Series
New “Beavis and Butt-Head” TV Series to Premiere on Paramount+ Globally, Alongside Previously Announced New “Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe” Movie and 200 Episodes of the Original Series
Feb. 15, 2022 – Paramount+ today announced that beginning in 2025, it will become the global streaming home for the full catalog of “South Park” episodes, movies, and made-for-streaming movies. Additionally, later this year, “South Park’s” expansive library of episodes will move exclusively in SVOD to Paramount+ in international markets, and beginning with season 27 in 2024, new episodes of the hit franchise will make their streaming debuts exclusively on the service, both in the U.S. and globally.
From MTV Entertainment Studios and building on the success of 2021’s two exclusive “South Park” made-for-streaming movies on Paramount+, SOUTH PARK: POST COVID and SOUTH PARK: POST COVID: THE RETURN OF COVID, Paramount+ revealed the title of its new “Beavis and Butt-Head” film: BEAVIS AND BUTT-HEAD DO THE UNIVERSE. A new season of the hit animated series, as well as the full library of over 200 remastered episodes, will also stream exclusively on the service.
The announcements were made by Chris McCarthy, chief content officer, unscripted entertainment and adult animation for Paramount+, during the ViacomCBS Investors Event.
“SOUTH PARK and BEAVIS AND BUTT-HEAD are two of the most successful and widely known adult animation IP in the history of the genre, and I am thrilled that Paramount+ will be their exclusive new SVOD home,” said McCarthy. “By expanding the universe of these franchises, we are unlocking significant value within ViacomCBS’ treasure chest of IP, and this is just the beginning.”
“South Park” 2021-2027
· 2022: Complete library of 310 episodes to launch on Paramount+ internationally.
· 2024: Beginning with season 27, new episodes will have their U.S. and global streaming premieres on Paramount+.
· 2025: Entire catalogue rolls into the U.S., making Paramount+ the global exclusive SVOD home to the groundbreaking franchise.
· MTV Entertainment Studios’ new and expansive deal with co-creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker includes extending “South Park” on Comedy Central through 2027 and taking cable’s longest-running scripted series through an unprecedented 30th season. In addition to the series extension, the new deal includes 14 “South Park” original made-for-streaming events exclusively for Paramount+, including last year’s 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.
“Beavis Butt-Head” 2022
· New movie:
· BEAVIS AND BUTT-HEAD DO THE UNIVERSE: In perhaps the dumbest space movie ever made, Beavis and Butt-Head are sentenced to Space Camp by a “creative” judge in 1998. Their obsession with a docking simulator (huh huh) leads to a trip on the Space Shuttle, with predictably disastrous results. After going through a black hole, they reemerge in our time, where they look for love, misuse iPhones, and are hunted by the Deep State. Spoiler: They don’t score.
· New series:
· Beavis and Butt-head are back and stupider than ever.
· Full library of 200+ classic remastered episodes
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MTV ENTERTAINMENT STUDIOS INKS NEW AND EXPANSIVE DEAL WITH CREATORS TREY PARKER AND MATT STONE THROUGH 2027
SOUTH PARK TV SERIES EXTENDING TO SEASON 30 FOR COMEDY CENTRAL LINEAR
14 SOUTH PARK ORIGINAL MADE-FOR-STREAMING MOVIES EXCLUSIVELY FOR PARAMOUNT+ – STARTING WITH TWO FILMS IN 2021
New York, NY – August 5, 2021 – MTV Entertainment Studios announced today a new and expansive deal with co-creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone which includes extending South Park on Comedy Central through 2027 and taking cable’s longest-running scripted series – 2022 marks the franchise’s 25th – through an unprecedented 30th season.
This new and expansive deal with MTV Entertainment Studios encompasses the following distribution:
14 South Park original made-for-streaming movies – two for 2021
Comedy Central channel
South Park series through Season 30
“Matt and Trey are world-class creatives who brilliantly use their outrageous humor to skewer the absurdities of our culture and we are excited to expand and deepen our long relationship with them to help fuel Paramount+ and Comedy Central,” said Chris McCarthy, President/CEO -MTV Entertainment & CCO/Adult Animation – Paramount+. “Franchising marquee content like South Park and developing new IP with tremendous talent like Matt and Trey, is at the heart of our strategy to continue growing 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 to produce the show during the pandemic, Chris (McCarthy), Nina (Diaz), Keyes (Hill-Edgar) and Tanya (Giles) were immediately supportive and enabled us to try something new that turned out to be really well received. We can’t wait to get back to doing traditional South Park episodes but now we can also try out new formats. It’s great to have partners who will always take a chance with us.”
South Park continues to keep its place in the cultural zeitgeist with this year’s South ParQ Vaccination Special which ranks as the #1 cable telecast of the year with nearly 3.5M total viewers across the night and The Pandemic Special, which reigns as cable’s #1 scripted telecast of 2020. In addition, South Park received its 19th Emmy nomination with a nod for The Pandemic Special in the Outstanding Animated Program category. The series has earned five Emmy Awards to date and a George Foster Peabody Award.
Comedy Central’s South Park launched on August 13, 1997. Trey Parker and Matt Stone are the co-creators of the Emmy(R) and Peabody(R) Award-winning South Park. Parker, Stone, Anne Garefino and Frank C. Agnone II are the 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. South Park’s website is SouthPark.cc.com.Keep track of the cancel/renew status of all your favorite TV shows. Discover and bookmark our cancelled shows 2021 list and renewed shows 2021-2022 database.
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