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‘South Park’ Pandemic Special Delivers 7-Year Ratings High

‘South Park’ Pandemic Special Delivers 7-Year Ratings High

South Park” returned with an hourlong pandemic special on Wednesday night, and boy did viewers find it infectious.

The special drew 2.3 million total viewers on Comedy Central and scored a 2.1 rating in the key 18-49 demographic, making it the highest-rated episode of “South Park” in seven years. That also represents a massive 168% leap from last season’s average rating, and a 178% jump on its average viewership.

Last night’s episode centered around Randy coming to terms with his role in the Covid-19 outbreak as the on-going pandemic presented plenty of challenges to the citizens of South Par, not least for the likes of Cartman, Kenny, Kyle, and Stan, who all had to head back to a school where nothing resembled the normal that they once knew.

The special was also simulcast across a whole bunch of Comedy Central’s ViacomCBS sister brands, namely MTV, VH1, Cmt, Paramount Network, TV Land,

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