'Who is The Coon?' In an All-New 'South Park' on Wednesday, March 18 at 10:00 p.m. on COMEDY CENTRAL(R)

Mar 16, 2009
By ViacomCBS Staff

One young citizen takes it upon himself to maintain order during a time of despair in South Park. An all-new episode of "South Park" titled, "The Coon," premieres on Wednesday, March 18 at 10:00 p.m. on COMEDY CENTRAL.

"The Coon" rises from the trash and takes his place as a lone vigilante who wipes out crime in the town of South Park. A rival superhero appears on the scene in the form of "Mysterion" and challenges "The Coon's" place as a symbol for the town.

Launched in 1997, "South Park," now in its 13th season, remains the highest-rated series on COMEDY CENTRAL. "South Park" repeats Wednesdays at 12:00 a.m., Thursdays at 10:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. and Sundays at 11:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m.

Co-creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone are executive producers, along with Anne Garefino, of the Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning "South Park." Frank C. Agnone II is the supervising producer. Eric Stough, Adrien Beard, Bruce Howell, Vernon Chatman, Bill Hader and Erica Rivinoja are producers. "South Park's" Web site is www.southparkstudios.com.

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Jenni Runyan,