Alternative is a British-American animation studio and production company which provides animation for adult and teen movies, shows, and specials. The company was established in February 1996, and is owned by Canal+ Group, itself a subsidiary of Vivendi.

Eric Cartman, a character from the animated series South Park, is the studio's official mascot.


Television series

  • South Park (1997-present)
  • Rex the Runt (1998-2001)
  • Celebrity Deathmatch (1998-2002, 2006-2013, 2019-present)
  • The PJs (1999-2000)
  • Clops (1999-2002)
  • Angry Kid (1999-present)
  • BlooJ's Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends (2000-present)
  • Gary & Mike (2001)
  • Clay Up! (2005-2007)
  • Moral Orel (2005-2008)
  • Robot Chicken (2005-present)
  • Shaun the Sheep (2007-present)
  • Titan Maximum (2009)
  • Glenn Martin DDS (2009-present)
  • Marry Shelly's Frankenhole (2010-2012)
  • Pictureka (2017-present)
  • The New SuperMarioLogan Show (2020-present)


  • Goin' Down to South Park (1996)
  • TBA.


In 1996, Alternative was established by the founders of Aardman Animations to oversee production of adult shows made by the company. The company's first production was Goin' Down to South Park. TBA.



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