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Its Saturday Morning – And The Room Is Empty.

Or: How Thundercats (2011) was the end of the North American animation/Kids Business (in a way) Note: The Opinions shown on this essay does not reflect the views of Toon Barn and its affiliates. Its Saturday – winter is only a few days away and after that – Christmas on Friday and then – Saturday rolls around again, the next Friday is 2016 and then the first day of the new year ...

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Yelp’s $10M Lawsuit Against South Park a Hoax

A few days ago, people got done in by a satirical news post from NBC.com.co, which reports that online review portal Yelp has filed a $10M lawsuit against South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker due to the recent episode that made fun of Yelp reviewers. The post was picked up by a number of other sites as legitimate news, no doubt caused by the NBC.com.co URL. Food blog Eater LA wanted ...

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Hulu Scores Exclusive South Park Deal

Not to be outdone by Netflix, Hulu has recently bolstered its offerings by scoring a multiyear exclusive deal for the extremely popular Comedy Central series South Park. Under the deal, Hulu will be making all 17 seasons of the series available for free to specific regions until the premiere of season 18 on September 24. After the start of the new episodes, Hulu Plus subscribers will be getting ...

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South Park Recreated in 3D for Oculus Rift

Besides being acquired by Facebook (a development that many people didn’t appreciate because of Facebook’s reputation,) there’s not a lot of news about the Oculus Rift these days, particularly with regard to available applications and games for the device. However, if you’re a big fan of Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s South Park franchise, you at least have something to look forward to ...

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South Park Marathon Streamed Online

In support of the upcoming 17th season of Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s South Park, all 16 seasons of the hit animated comedy series has started airing online last Saturday, September 21, at 3pm via the website SouthParkMarathon.com. The official online streaming marathon of all 234 South Park Episodes will have limited commercial interruption and will continue unabated until the season 17 ...

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South Park Nabs its Fifth Emmy

Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s long running animated comedy series South Park has been given an Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program at the 2012 – 2013 Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Awards, courtesy of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. This marks the fifth time South Park has received an Emmy Award. The episode that was given commendation was “Raising the Bar” which ...

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Hangin’ Tough: Longest-running Animated Shows

In a cutthroat environment where TV shows are cancelled left and right, even before the shows get traction, twenty-four seasons is considered legendary. This feat was achieved by the dysfunctional family The Simpsons. 530 episodes is nothing to sneeze at, considering how fickle-minded viewers can be. Over two decades of The Simpsons may exhibit airtime longevity, but the truth is it is nowhere ...

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South Park to Return for 17th Season

Comedy Central has recently announced that Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s long-running animated comedy series South Park will be returning for its 17th season with 10 brand-spanking new episodes starting on Wednesday, September 25, at 10:00 PM ET/PT on Comedy Central. ...

Number of South Park Episodes to be Reduced This Fall
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Number of South Park Episodes to be Reduced This Fall

Trey Parker and Matt Stone are said to be reducing the number of South Park episodes from their usual 14 (two 7-episode mini seasons) into a single season consisting of 10 episodes, starting on September 25. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the new format was decided in order to give the duo some time to work on new projects, including a possible feature adaptation of their hit musical, Book ...

Trey Parker and Matt Stone to Launch their Own Studio
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Trey Parker and Matt Stone to Launch their Own Studio

According to a New York Times report, South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone have just launched their own production studio, Important Studios, in order to pursue other film, TV, and Theater projects. The upcoming slate for their new studio includes a possible movie adaptation of The Book of Mormon. Important Studios currently has an estimated value of $300 million based on revenue from ...

DirecTV drops Nickelodeon, 14 other channels
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DirecTV drops Nickelodeon, 14 other channels

If you turned on your TV this morning and saw that Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET, MTV, Nicktoons was gone, then you are not alone. Late Tuesday night Viacom pulled off Nickelodeon and 14 other channels from the 20 Million or so DirecTV subscribers. DirecTV subscribers lost 14+ channels owned by Viacom in a dispute to pay the channels DirecTV was brodcasting.  Viacom sent letters to ...

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