Animated American television comedy series created and written by Trey Parker and Matt Stone. The series has been distributed and aired by Comedy Central since 1997. The show revolves around the adventures of four boys and their friends living in the small town of South Park, Colorado. The show is well-known for its pop culture parody, scatological humor, and satirical handling of current events. Since its debut on August 13, 1997, the show has aired 176 episodes over 12 seasons.
South Park is often credited with putting Comedy Central on the map. The show has won three Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Animated Program, two for programming less than one hour, one for programming more than one hour. In 1999, South Park was made into a feature-length film titled South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut.