Comedies with an actual point of view are as rare as they are welcome — especially in a fall awash in mediocre new cookie-cutter romantic comedies. Even in a better season, ABC's provocative and very funny Black-ish (9:30/8:30c) would stand out for its broad and biting satire of an uneasily post racial society seen through a very modern-family prism. (It's also about time ABC scheduled a smart family comedy after its multiple-Emmy-winning champ Modern Family.)
South Park has done it again! The Comedy Central show, which routinely nails its handling of hot-button issues, has taken on the Washington Redskins trademark debate in the promo for its 18th season.
In the promo, animated versions of Redskins owner Dan Snyder and player Robert Griffin III ask Eric Cartman to stop using the team's name despite the recent loss of the trademark. The sketch then pokes fun at the NFL's disregard for using a name that many view as an insulting ethnic stereotype. "You have no right to use our name to get attention," Snyder says. "Don't you see that when you call your organization the Washington Redskins it's offensive to us?"
Hulu to exclusively stream every season of South Park
Stan, Kyle, Kenny and Cartman have a new home.
Hulu has landed a multi-year licensing deal to exclusively stream every season of Comedy Central's South Park, the streaming service announced at the Television Critics Association's fall previews on Saturday, where series creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker were on hand to celebrate the news.
For the first time in South Park's 17-season history, creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker missed the deadline to complete an episode, Comedy Central announced Wednesday.
Instead of the previously scheduled new episode, "Goth Kids 3: Dawn of the Posers," a repeat of...
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