If you're a Hulu user and a fan of the animated Comedy Central series South Park, here's some good news for you: On Saturday, Hulu announced that it had reached a deal to become the exclusive streaming provider for the 18th season of South Park, which kicks off on September 24th.
In addition to the latest season, for the rest of the summer, Hulu will also offer up every episode of every season of the show for your streaming enjoyment. So now's your chance to finally find out why your friends keep talking about ManBearPig, whatever that is.
The South Park announcement came as part of Hulu's presentation at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour, and it isn't the only piece of news Hulu had to share. The streaming service also announced a new season of its original series East Los High, as well as a brand new comedy series, The Hotwives of Orlando, which premieres on July 15th. Also coming this summer are new seasons of Hulu original shows The Awesomes and Quick Draw.
An increased focus on original programming shouldn't come as a surprise, given how other streaming services--such as Amazon Prime and Netflix--have also made an investment in shows they can call their own.
You can learn more--and watch trailers for the new seasons of Hulu's original shows--over on the Hulu blog.