Kyle be back

South Park to continue to 2005

The creators of South Park have signed up a two-year deal to keep their show on the air until 2005.

America's Comedy Central channel also has an option for a further year under the terms of their agreement with Trey Parker and Matt Stone.

The new shows, 15 in each season, will being the total number of episodes up to 141. The 100th edition is being aired in the US next Tuesday.

If the show is extended into 2006, it will become the longest-running primetime comedy series in cable TV.

Published: 31 Mar 2003

Today's comedy-on demand picks

THE LOCKDOWN LOCK-IN

Tim Key headlines this night of comedy, music and poetry, fundraising in aid of the National Autistic Society tonight (Thursday) at 8.15pm, after the clap for carers.

Other comics taking part include  Harriet Dyer, Jack Carroll, Jay Foreman, Milo McCabe, Paul 'Silky' White, Edy Hurst, Tony Wright, and Will Andrews.

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... including Marcel Lucont's lockdown show plus a new episode of Jacob Hawley's Job Centre.

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