What’s On Tonight: It’s a South Park satirical showdown

Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Wednesday, November 18. All times are Eastern.

Top pick

South Park (Comedy Central, 10 p.m.): Jimmy runs afoul of PC Principal, perhaps bringing the school administrator’s reign of repressive mandatory niceness to an end. As Dan Caffrey stated last week, South Park has had a resurgence this season, finding the satirical sweet spot more often than not:

… just as they’ve done with every other topic of the week this season—from gentrification to Yelp! reviewers to cyber-shaming—Parker and Stone use police brutality as a means of exploring the frightening things that can happen when PC outrage is disingenuous and misdirected. South Park isn’t against PC culture as a whole. It’s against fake PC culture, those individuals who use political correctness as a means of personal gain or personal validation.

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