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Paramount+ Announces ‘South Park: The End of Obesity’

The advent of new weight loss drugs has a huge impact on everyone in South Park in the “new event” premiering Friday, May 24 in the U.S. and Canada, and on Saturday, May 25 in the U.K., Australia, Latin America, Brazil, France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland and Austria.

Paramount+ today announced that the streamer’s next South Park exclusive event, South Park: The End of Obesity, will premiere Friday, May 24 in the U.S. and Canada, and on Saturday, May 25 in the U.K., Australia, Latin America, Brazil, France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland and Austria.

In the show, the advent of new weight loss drugs has a huge impact on everyone in South Park. When Cartman is denied access to the life-changing medicine, the kids jump into action.

The hit animated franchise South Park, which celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2022, debuted on Comedy Central August 13, 1997. Stan, Kyle, Cartman and Kenny were first seen in the animated short The Spirit of Christmas, and from there were launched into television history.

Co-creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone executive produce, alongside Anne Garefino and Frank C. Agnone II. Eric Stough, Adrien Beard, Bruce Howell and Vernon Chatman produce. South Park: The End of Obesity is produced by MTV Entertainment Studios.

Building on MTV Entertainment Studios’ expansive deal with co-creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, South Park has been renewed on Comedy Central through 2027, taking cable’s longest-running scripted series through an unprecedented 30th season.

The first six exclusive events, South Park: Post COVIDSouth Park: Post COVID: The Return of COVIDSouth Park The Streaming WarsSouth Park The Streaming Wars Part Two; South Park: Joining the Panderverseand the recently released South Park (Not Suitable for Children), are currently available to stream exclusively on Paramount+. 

Catch the official teaser for The End of Obesity now:

Source: Paramount+

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