Comedy Central will once again package several episodes of its popular
South Park series in a pay-per-view special slated to premiere in
The network will celebrate the fifth anniversary of the irreverent animated
series with a two-hour, three-episode PPV special, executive vice president of
affiliate relations Brad Samuels said.
Distributed by In Demand L.L.C., TVN Entertainment Corp., EchoStar
Communications Corp. and DirecTV Inc. for $6.95, The South Park 5th
Anniversary Special will also showcase never-before-seen footage of series
creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker.
The pair will offer secrets and stories about the series and episodes
featured during the telecast, as well as commentary provided by such celebrities
as Danny DeVito, Hugh Hefner, Chris Klein and Jay Leno, according to network
The anniversary event is the second PPV South Park offering from the
comedic channel. In November of 2000, Comedy packaged four holiday episodes of
the series as South Park Holiday Memories.