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“South Park” tops demand in Taiwan; Comedy Central show 35% ahead

21 October, 2019

Now why would South Park top the list of titles in demand in Taiwan for the week of 10-16 Oct?

Data science company Parrot Analytics cannot say why the property was 35% ahead of its closest competitor for the week, but maybe it’s not that difficult to imagine that it might be because of the Band in China episode on 2 Oct. The second episode of season 23 of the Comedy Central series annoyed mainland authorities so badly they wiped the brand off the media map, and the aftermath, which included a social media “apology” from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone.

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