“South Park” masterminds Trey Parker and Matt Stone have found themselves in a legal entanglement – and this one looks like it might really suck.
Sure, Adele, Tony Bennett and the Foo Fighters all won at the Grammys, but that absurd (and interminable) list of awards also featured some stars known better for their non-musical exploits.
Thanks to the megahit, Tony-sweeping musical “The Book of Mormon,” 2011 has been a pretty good year for Josh Gad. He was an up-and-coming name in the world of TV comedy before that, with a co-starring role on the FOX sitcom “Back to You” and a correspondent gig on “The Daily Show” on his resume […]
Comedy Central just sent out a pretty remarkable press release, stating that it just renewed “South Park.” What’s remarkable about it? They’ve renewed the show for three additional years, taking the show through 2016 when it completes its (gulp) 20th season. And, yes, Matt Stone and Trey Parker are both on board to carry their […]
“South Park” has decided it is time to chime in on the Occupy Wall Street protests, posting a preview of Wednesday’s episode on “South Park Studios.” Yet instead of talking about the financial crisis, Trey Parker, Matt Stone and the rest of the gang take the “We are the 99 percent” construct and apply it […]
By Tim Molloy LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Scientologists investigated “South Park” creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone after an episode of the Comedy Central series made fun of the group, a former member contends. Mark “Marty” Rathbun, a former high-ranking member of the group who is now critical of the group and offers counseling to […]
By FRAZIER MOORE NEW YORK — By some accounts, the world was created in six days. On the other hand, it takes Matt Stone and Trey Parker seven of them to create a “South Park” episode. But then they get no day of rest before they start on the next episode. As you’re reading this, […]
In a “60 Minutes” profile piece that aired last night, “South Park” creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker revealed that Eric Cartman is based on Archie Bunker. Growing up, both Parker and Stone were heavily influenced “All in the Family.” When developing the format for what was to become “South Park,” they imagined what it […]
By Tim Molloy NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – Trey Parker and Matt Stone have already taught America’s youth about art, religion and war, but this week they gave some lessons in person — in a New York University writing class. The “South Park” creators surprised a class on “Storytelling Strategies” for mtvU’s “Stand In.” The multi-Tony […]
By John Sellers NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – Comedy Central announced air dates on Tuesday for its fall slate of projects, including the Donald Glover stand-up special “Weirdo.” The performance by the “Community” star — who actually doesn’t seem like much of a weirdo — was filmed March 24 and will be broadcast November 20. Comedy […]