One for the Book of TV: Popular Cable Series Renewed for Three More Years. At End of Deal It Will Have Been on 20 Years!

Nov 16, 2011  •  Post A Comment

One of the longest-running shows on cable will remain on the air through 2016 after being renewed for three more seasons, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The series is “South Park,” cable’s longest-running animated shows. The renewal by Comedy Central extends the Trey Parker and Matt Stone series to a 20th season.

Parker and Stone will continue to write, direct and edit the show, which premiered on Comedy Central in August 1997 the story reports.

Said Michele Ganeless, president of Comedy Central: "The collective genius of Matt and Trey knows no bounds. Week after week and season after season they continue to surprise and delight ‘South Park’ fans, and that includes all of us here at Comedy Central. We’re thrilled that the adventures of Stan, Kyle, Kenny and Cartman will continue through 2016."

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