They’re finally washing Cartman’s mouth out with soap. Just as Congress is slamming broadcasters over foul language, producers are squeezing more money out of cable’s most risque shows by selling them in syndication to broadcast stations and tamer cable networks. A sanitized version of Comedy Central’s South Park, slated to bow on broadcast TV stations in fall 2005, has been created by a syndicator who is taking it to stations to demonstrate they’ll work on broadcast TV.
Here’s a link to an article which explains all the editing they have to do (Warning: Article contains naughty words).

Animation news you can use
Support independent publishing

Your membership will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you. Support Cartoon Brew for as little as $1 a week — the process is fast and easy.

Become A Member   

Jerry Beck

More in Old Brew:

Latest News from Cartoon Brew