First Look: ‘South Park’ Season 26 Debut

Comedy Central has shared a clip and pictures for the premiere episode of the twenty sixth season of Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s famend Emmy and Peabody Award-winning animated sequence, South Park, coming Wednesday, February 8… YES, THIS WEEK! All-new episodes shall be accessible to stream in HD on,, and the Comedy Central App post-premiere. The brand new season will even roll out on Comedy Central internationally all through 2023.

Within the first episode, “Cupid Ye,” Cartman is jealous of the friendship that’s developed between Kyle and Tolkien and decides to do one thing about it. Try the first-look clip under. However first, slightly historical past lesson:

The present first aired in August 1997, impressed by a VHS-shared, animated brief entitled The Spirit of Christmas, starting an period of grownup animation from which there was NO turning again! Co-created and govt produced by Trey Parker and Matt Stone Parker, Anne Garefino and Frank C. Agnone II additionally function govt producers. Eric Stough, Adrien Beard, Bruce Howell, and Vernon Chatman function producers. Christopher Brion is the inventive director of South Park Digital Studios.

Final summer time, Comedy Central celebrated the present’s twenty fifth anniversary with South Park: The twenty fifth Anniversary Live performance. Filmed stay at Pink Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado, it starred Trey Park and Matt Stone, Primus, and Ween, with a particular look by members of the band RUSH – it’s presently accessible on Paramount+.

MTV Leisure Studios’ expansive take care of Parker and Stone extends the South Park franchise on Comedy Central by means of 2027. Along with the sequence extension, the deal contains 14 South Park unique made-for-streaming occasions for Paramount+, together with South Park: The Streaming Wars Elements 1 & 2, South Park: Submit Covid, and South Park: Submit Covid: The Return Of Covid.

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Supply: Comedy Central

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