Comedy Central Titles Fly Off Shelves10 Mar, 2004 By: Holly J. Wagner
Comedy Central Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment -- sister companies of Viacom -- have successfully launched their new partnership together with two runaway hits on DVD, South Park: The Complete Third Season and Chappelle's Show: Season One Uncensored. Out since Dec. 16, South Park: The Complete Third Season has sold more than 260,000 copies. The two-disc first season of “Chappelle's Show,” which streeted Feb. 24, sold more than 125,000 DVD copies across North America in its first week.
“‘Chappelle's Show' sold so fast in its first few days, we raced to replenish inventory all over the country,” said Meagan Burrows, president, Paramount Home Entertainment, North America.