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How Will North Korea React To Texas Theater Showing 'Team America: World Police'?

12/18/2014 3:19pm EST
Texas Movie Theater To Show 'Team America: World Police' Instead
UPDATE: "Team America World Police" was set to run in several theaters in place of the now canceled "The Interview"; but, unfortunately, Paramount pictures has put the kibosh on that and pulled the film.

The cyberterrorists have won.

"America, f--k yeah!" That's what a movie theater in Richardson, Texas, has to say about Sony Pictures' cancellatoin of the Dec. 25 opening of "The Interview" amidst terrorist threats, so instead Dallas/Fort Worth area moviegoers will get a free showing of Paramount's 2004 comedy "Team America World Police." Take that, North Korea!

Hackers believed to be...

The 5 Best Kanye West Parodies Of All Time

6/27/2014 12:30pm EDT
The 5 Best Kanye West Parodies Of All Time
Kanye West is bigger than ever. Kanye made his big break when he produced and lent his vocals to Jay-Z's 2001 album The Blueprint, but for many he exploded onto the scene with his debut album The College Dropout in 2003.

Since then he has become one of the best selling artists of all time, racking up 21 million albums sold worldwide. This, one top of the 21 Grammy Awards he has won, makes him a force to be reckoned with in the music world. But even huge artists like Kanye West aren't free from parody. Here are the 5 best Kanye West Parodies of all time.

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Power Outage Causes First 'South Park' Delay In 17 Seasons

10/17/2013 12:03pm EDT
Matt Stone and Trey Parker South Park power outage
Trey Parker and Matt Stone are accustomed to finishing South Park at the last minute, but they have never missed a deadline until a power outage struck their studios Tuesday and forced them to delay an episode for the first time in 13 years.

As it has been documented several times, including the special "South Park: 6 Days to Air," series creators Parker and Stone generally come up with the idea for a show, animate and voice it, then send it to Comedy Central all within six days.

A power outage Tuesday put an end to their race against the deadline, keeping their computers down for several...

'South Park' Creator Trey Parker To Be A Dad

3/22/2013 8:42am EDT
Trey Parker
South Park creator Trey Parker is set to become a first-time father.

The comedy writer has been dating his partner Boogie Tillmon for several years, and they live with her 11-year-old son from a previous relationship.

They are now set to welcome a new addition to the household as Tillmon is expecting the couple's first child together.

The brunette beauty showed off her baby bump on the red carpet in London on Wednesday at the press night of his hit show The Book of Mormon in the West End.

Parker, 43, was previously married to Emma Sugiyama, who he split from in 2008 after two years ...

Prepare To Be Tempted: The 12 Best Portrayals Of The Devil In The Movies

1/30/2013 4:05pm EST
Elizabeth Hurley in Bedazzled
The Devil is always trying to tempt people to sell their souls, and when he comes in the form of Elizabeth Hurley, who starred as the prince, er, princess of darkness in the 2000 remake of Bedazzled the offer can sometimes be pretty enticing.

Resisting temptation can be pretty tough when it comes to the Devil, especially when he shows up himself, either to blackmail, influence, or just plain collect the souls of those he's won through his deals.

Movie depictions of the dark angel have ranged from serious to hilarious to downright chilling.

Here are our picks for the 12 best portrayals of...

'South Park' Creators To Launch Production Studio

1/14/2013 8:16am EST
Trey Parker
South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker are launching their own production company.

The comedy duo has formed Important Studios for future TV and film projects, including a possible big-screen adaptation of their hit Broadway musical, "The Book Of Mormon."

Stone and Parker are looking forward to taking charge, telling the New York Times, "Having worked with several different studios over the years, we came to realize that our favorite people in the world are ourselves."

The creative partners, and best pals, are modeling their new venture on Steven Spielberg's DreamWorks movie s...

'South Park' Sued For Copyright Infringement Over 'Imaginationland' Episodes

10/15/2012 8:10am EDT
Matt Stone and Trey Parker
South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker have been hit with a copyright infringement lawsuit over the use of a character in a 2007 episode of the animated show.

Exavier Wardlaw has filed suit against the pair for including a character called The Lollipop King in a three-part Emmy-winning installment, titled Imaginationland.

In the documents filed in federal court in Pennsylvania, Wardlaw's lawyers claim the character is a rip-off of his own creation, the Big Bad Lollipop from a show he came up with called The Lollipop Forest.

He goes on to allege the inclusion of the character i...

Muslim Convert Who Threatened 'South Park' Creators Trey Parker & Matt Stone Gets 25 Years In Prison

6/24/2012 5:55pm EDT
A Muslim convert who threatened the lives of the creators of comedy cartoon series South Park has been sentenced to serve more than 11 years behind bars.

Jesse Curtis Morton, who co-founded the now-defunct Revolution Muslim website, took aim at Trey Parker and Matt Stone after the TV comedy writers created an episode in which the prophet Muhammad was depicted as a man in a bear suit.

Morton's business partner and fellow Muslim convert, Zachary Chesser, received a 25-year sentence in February after he was found guilty of terrorist activity against the U.S. in Somalia.

A lawyer for 33-year...

Comedy Central Renews 'South Park' Through 2016

11/16/2011 8:36pm EST
South Park
Trey Parker and Matt Stone have reached a new deal with Comedy Central to extend cable's longest-running animated series, South Park, it was announced today by Michele Ganeless, president, Comedy Central. The deal for three additional seasons ensures the top-rated Emmy® and Peabody Award-winning series will remain in original episodes through 2016 and a milestone 20th season. Parker and Stone will continue to write, direct and edit every episode of "South Park," as they have since the premiere of the series in 1997.

"The collective genius of Matt and Trey knows no bounds," said Ganeless. "...

'South Park' Creators Investigated By The Church Of Scientology?

10/24/2011 1:04pm EDT
Matt Stone and Trey Parker | Photo Credits: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMag
An ex-Scientologist has posted online what he says is the contents of a document from the Church of Scientology discussing an investigation into the private lives of South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone back in 2005.

According to the documents posted by Marty Rathbun and first picked up...

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Celebrity Birthdays - October 19, 2011

10/19/2011 3:00am EDT
Jon Favreau
Happy Birthday to:

Actor/director Jon Favreau (1966)

Actor Omar Gooding (1976)

Actress Joy Bryant (1976)

Fugees star Pras (1972)

Saturday Night Live alum Chris Kattan (1970)

South Park creator Trey Parker (1969)

TV carpenter Ty Pennington (1965)

Actor John Lithgow (1945)

Transvestite movie star Divine (1945)

Harry Potter professor Michael Gambon (1940)

The Brady Bunch star Robert Reed (1932; d. 1992)

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Yoda Named Best Movie Puppet Of All Time

6/16/2011 8:31am EDT
Star Wars' Yoda has been voted the best screen puppet of all time.

The beloved Jedi Master saw off competition from other characters including Kermit The Frog and Zippy in a poll by U.K. movie library LoveFilm - held to mark the release of The Beaver, in which Mel Gibson communicates through a hand puppet.

The Kim Jong Il marionette from Trey Parker and Matt Stone's 2004 comedy Team America: World Police was runner-up, while lovable muppet Kermit came third.

Zippy from classic British TV show Rainbow - voiced by the late Roy Skelton - was in fourth place, while Sesame Street's Elmo wa...

'The Book Of Mormon' Makes Album Chart History

6/15/2011 11:30pm EDT
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South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone's smash-hit Broadway show Book Of Mormon is now breaking album chart records in America.

After dominating the Tony Awards on Sunday, the musical's soundtrack has shot to number three on the Billboard 200 countdown, making it the highest charting Broadway cast album ever.

With 61,000 sales for the week, the album also scores the biggest sales week for a cast release since the new chart was introduced in 1991.

The new countdown also gives Adele another chart double - her album "21" returns to number one for a 10th non-consecutive week. The Bri...

65th Annual Tony Awards Round-Up: Winners, Fashion & More

6/13/2011 8:31am EDT
Neil Patrick Harris
"South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone's hit musical "The Book Of Mormon" swept the board at the 2011 Tony Awards on Sunday, scooping nine top honors including the prestigious Best Musical.

The critically-acclaimed show, about two Mormon missionaries sent to Uganda, was nominated for 14 prizes at the New York ceremony, which celebrates the best of Broadway.

Host Neil Patrick Harris opened the awards show at The Beacon Theatre with a comical song-and-dance number titled "It's Not Just For Gays Anymore," and Hugh Jackman, a previous Tony Awards host, later joined the actor onstage...

'South Park' Season 14 Comes To DVD & Blu-ray April 26th, Season 15 Kicks Off Wed. April 27th

4/12/2011 1:21pm EDT
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The foul-mouthed fourth-graders of "South Park" are back for their 15th season with seven all-new episodes beginning Wednesday, April 27 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on COMEDY CENTRAL.

On Tuesday, April 26, "South Park: The Complete Fourteenth Season" will be released nationwide on DVD and Blu-ray by COMEDY CENTRAL Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment. In addition to all 14 episodes, the DVD and Blu-ray include mini-commentaries on all episodes by creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, never-before-seen footage and deleted scenes.

The all-new episodes from this season are avail...

'South Park' Creators Trey Parker & Matt Stone Discuss 'The Book Of Mormon' With Jimmy Fallon (Video)

3/24/2011 12:00pm EDT
Trey Parker and Matt Stone
South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone sat down with Jimmy Fallon on Late Night last night to discuss their smash hit Broadway musical, "The Book Of Mormon."

The duo explains how they got in to creating musicals - such as their films Team America World Police and South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut; and how they even wanted to make their first feature film, Orgazmo, into a musical as well, however, producers wouldn't let them. The comedic duo even explains that when they explained to producers that Bigger, Longer and Uncut would be a musical the suits weren't too keen on that, eit...

'South Park' Creator Matt Stone Surprised By Mormon Musical's Reception

3/2/2011 2:22pm EST
Matt Stone
South Park creator Matt Stone is pleasantly surprised by the positive response he's received from Mormons for his new Broadway musical comedy, which was inspired by the religion.

Stone and his writing partner Trey Parker teamed up with Avenue Q creator Robert Lopez for The Book of Mormon, which centers around two young Mormon missionaries who are sent to Uganda to promote the faith.

The director admits he expected some Mormons to be offended by the cheeky show, but the production has been warmly received by audience members since opening for previews last month - even by those who prac...

The Most Outrageous Fashion Fails In Oscar History (Video)

2/24/2011 11:15am EST
Remember this look? This is what Bjork wore to the 2001 Oscars: a "swan dress." It's just the start of the list of fashion fails in Oscar history. Most Hollywood stars use the Oscars to show off the latest in fashion from their favorite designers, but some take it too far.

Only a year before Bjork's look, South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker decided to show up in drag, wearing the outfits Jennifer Lopez and Gwyneth Paltrow wore to previous award shows. However, they're off the list because they looked bad on purpose!

Watch the video below for the history of Oscar fashion fails:

'South Park' Creators Trey Parker & Matt Stone Sued

11/15/2010 11:35pm EST
Trey Parker and Matt Stone
"South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone are facing legal action over allegations they copied a hit online music video for an episode of the popular cartoon.

The song "What What (In the Butt)" by Samwell became a viral phenomenon in 2007 when it racked up over 33 million views on and became one of the most watched music videos of all time.

The track was mimicked on "South Park" in 2008, when it featured on an episode entitled "Canada on Strike" - but the parody has landed producers in trouble, and they were hit with a copyright infringement lawsuit by Brownmark Films b...

'South Park' Creators Apologize For Stealing Dialogue

10/25/2010 8:17am EDT
Matt Stone
Matt Stone and Trey Parker have apologized to the bosses of a comedy website for lifting dialogue from an online short for an episode of South Park.

The episode titled Insheeption which aired on Wednesday, poked fun at summer blockbuster Inception and featured similar wording to a video, Inception Characters Don't Understand Inception. Both featured the identical line: "Sometimes my thoughts of my dead wife manifest themselves as trains."

Stone claims he and co-creator Parker turned to the parody clip because they couldn't get hold of the Leonardo DiCaprio film and mist...

'South Park' To Spoof 'Jersey Shore'

10/7/2010 2:55pm EDT
South Park
New Jersey is rapidly taking over the nation one state at a time and their next stop is South Park in an all-new episode of "South Park" titled, "New Jersey," premiering on Wednesday, October 13 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on COMEDY CENTRAL.

Everything east of the Rockies is now part of New Jersey! South Park is in danger of becoming West Jersey within the week. As the Jerseyites spill into Colorado and approach South Park, Randy and the boys stand strong against the onslaught.

Launched in 1997, "South Park," now in its 14th season, remains the highest-rated series on COMEDY CENTRAL. "South Pa...

NASCAR Fans Are 'Poor And Stupid' On 'South Park' This Week

10/4/2010 2:21pm EDT
South Park Poor Stupid
South Park kicks off its fall season this Wednesday October 6th, taking aim at ."

Here is the press release and clip of this week's episode: Cartmans dream is to join the exclusive ranks of great NASCAR drivers in an all-new episode of "South Park" titled, "Poor and Stupid," premiering on Wednesday, October 6 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on COMEDY CENTRAL.

Cartman wants to race with the pros and he's ready to do whatever it takes to make it happen. He's afraid that no matter how hard he tries, he'll never reach the level of the other NASCAR drivers. Working with Butters as his pit boss, Cartman pu...

Who Is Eric Cartman's Father? Find Out On This Week's 'South Park'

4/20/2010 4:30pm EDT
South Park Season 14
"South Park" is in danger from angry celebrities, violent Ginger kids and Mecha Streisand in an all-new episode titled "201," premiering on Wednesday, April 21 at 10:00 p.m. on Comedy Central.

It's a tense situation in South Park as Muhammad has become the pawn in the game to save the town. The Ginger kids are threatening to destroy the city if Stan and Kyle don't hand over the Prophet and the celebrities have met violence with violence by unleashing Mecha Streisand. In the midst of all of this, all anyone really wants to know is, who is Eric Cartman's father?

Launched in 1997, "South Par...

200th Episode Could Be The End For 'South Park'

4/13/2010 7:15pm EDT
South Park 200
Every celebrity the town of "South Park">South Park" has ever mocked is out for revenge as the show marks its 200th episode titled "200," premiering on Wednesday, April 14 at 10:00 p.m. on Comedy Central.

While on a school field trip, Stan accidentally insults Tom Cruise and sets off a chain reaction. Two hundred previously ridiculed celebrities stand strong in a class action lawsuit against the town of South Park. This could be the thing that destroys South Park forever.

Launched in 1997, "South Park," now in its 14th season, remains the highest-rated series on Comedy Central. "South Par...

Stan Gets Sucked Into Facebook In This Week's New 'South Park'

4/5/2010 3:32pm EDT
South Park Season 14
Stan and Kyle have been through so much together over the years, but it all means nothing if Stan won't "friend" Kyle on Facebook in an all-new episode of "South Park" titled "You Have 0 Friends," premiering on Wednesday, April 7 at 10:00 p.m. on Comedy Central.

Kyle "friended" the wrong person and now all of his old friends are deserting him. His situation is desperate. Kyle looks for help from the one person who has always been there for him.

Launched in 1997, "South Park," now in its 14th season, remains the highest-rated series on Comedy Central. "South Park" repeats Wednesdays at 12:...

Medicinal Marijuana Shop Opens For Business In This Week's New 'South Park'

3/29/2010 2:24pm EDT
South Park Season 14
Cartman's favorite restaurant has been shut down and a store that sells medicinal marijuana moves in on an all-new episode of "South Park" titled "Medicinal Fried Chicken," premiering on Wednesday, March 31 at 10:00 p.m. on Comedy Central.

State Law in Colorado says it's legal to smoke pot if you have a physician's reference. Randy is the first-in-line to buy some, but he's turned away because there's absolutely nothing wrong with him. Randy is desperate to get a medical excuse to smoke some weed but, meanwhile, Cartman will do anything to get his beloved fried chicken restaurant back.

'South Park' Takes On 'The Tale of Scrotie McBoogerballs'

3/22/2010 4:55pm EDT
South Park Season 14
The parents decide the kids are mature enough to read a book that was formerly banned in an all-new episode of "South Park" titled "The Tale of Scrotie McBoogerballs," premiering on Wednesday, March 24 at 10:00 p.m. on Comedy Central.

The boys are given a controversial book to read in school that both excites and inspires them to write one of their own. When the boys discover that Stan's mom has found their masterpiece, their new motivation is how they can stay out of trouble.

Launched in 1997, "South Park," now in its 14th season, remains the highest-rated series on Comedy Central. "...

'South Park' Returns March 17; Season 13 On DVD & Blu-ray March 16

3/5/2010 9:50am EST
South Park
Last season the boys were haunted by dead celebrities, stood up to Harley riders, took a stand against the Japanese to save the whales and Butters became a pimp. Now, the foul-mouthed fourth-graders of "South Park" return for more shenanigans! Kicking off its 14th season, “South Park,” winner of the 2009 Primetime Emmy® Award, returns with seven all-new episodes beginning Wednesday, March 17 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central. The series also reaches a milestone on Wednesday, April 14, by celebrating its 200th episode.

On Tuesday, March 16, "South Park: The Complete Thirteenth Season Un...

Global Cataclysm At The Water Park In This Week's 'South Park'

11/16/2009 2:09pm EST
South Park new episodes season 13
The boys are super excited to spend the day at Pipi’s Splash Town, but there is danger at every turn in an all-new "South Park" titled "Pee," premiering on Wednesday, November 18 at 10:00 p.m. on Comedy Central.

Things at the water park are not what they seem. The boys’ fun-filled day is about to turn deadly. Events are in play at Splash Town that signal the end of the world is upon us. Cartman tries to warn everyone, but no one will listen. Disaster is about to strike and the boys are in a race to survive.

Launched in 1997, "South Park," now in its 13th season, remains the highest-ra...

Cartman Will Not Be Silenced In This Week's New Episode Of 'South Park'

11/9/2009 12:57pm EST
South Park season 14
Cartman has a daily forum for his agenda when he is chosen to do the morning announcements at school in an all-new "South Park" titled, "Dances with Smurfs," premiering on Wednesday, November 11 at 10:00 p.m. on Comedy Central.

Eric Cartman seizes the opportunity to become the voice of change at the school when he takes over the morning announcements. His target is South Park Elementary's Student Body President, Wendy Testaburger. Cartman is asking the tough questions and gaining followers.

Launched in 1997, "South Park," now in its 13th season, remains the highest-rated series on Com...