Episodes of South Park have been nominated for a variety of different awards, including 3 Annie Awards (with one win),   2 Critics' Choice Television Award (with zero wins),   17 Emmy Awards (with five wins),  3 TCA Awards (with zero wins),   and received a Peabody Award .  Several compilation DVDs have been released. In addition, the first nineteen seasons have been released on DVD and Blu-ray , and are available for Regions 1, 2 and 4 as of 000000002016-09-01-0000 September 2016 .    
Early versions of the character first appeared in Parker and Stone's two pre- South Park shorts, " The Spirit of Christmas " (1992 and 1995). In the first Spirit of Christmas short, the character resembling Kenny is unnamed, while the character resembling Cartman is named Kenny. The unnamed Kenny-like character also speaks unmuffled in the first short. Both of these characters get killed in the short. In the second Spirit of Christmas , a character with both Kenny's appearance and name appears and dies. Kenny's first South Park appearance within the series was alongside Kyle , Cartman and Stan in " Cartman Gets an Anal Probe ".