Home Entertainment: Kenan Thompson lands a brand-new comedy ‘The Kenan Program’ on NBC
NBC lately got comic and also star Kenan Thompson‘s most recent primetime tv task, The Kenan Program
The news for the 41- year-old Thompson’s single-camera funny rwent public on the star’s birthday celebration (May 10). Created by Jackie Clarke, The Kenan Program (also known as Conserving Kenan), will certainly include Thompson as a recently widowed papa charged with elevating his 2 little girls.
According to the network’s main site, Thompson’s personality “makes every effort to be an incredibly daddy to his 2 charming women while at the same time stabilizing his task and also a father-in-law that ‘aids’ in one of the most unacceptable methods.”
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The half-hour TELEVISION special, exec generated by Thompson, will certainly be the 3rd NBC collection under this belt.
While lots of followers hypothesized whether The Kenan Program signified the celebrity’s separation from Saturday Evening Live, Thompson fasted to disregard those reports throughout a current look on The Ellen DeGeneres Program
” It’s the very best task on the planet,” Thompson informed DeGeneres of his time on SNL. “I can not see myself simply leaving it like that, despite having just how active I have actually been with one more program on NBC called Bring the Funny“
As it stands, Thompson has actually been the lengthiest running star on the late-night illustration funny program, having actually gotten on SNL for a tremendous 16 years.
In Addition To The Kenan Program, Saturday Evening Live and also Bring the Funny— an unscripted competitors program in which Thompson plays among 3 courts together with Jeff Foxworthy and also Chrissy Teigen- the celebrity might additionally have a 4th program on his plate.
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Back in February, Range reported that Nickelodeon has strategies to revitalize the kid-friendly funny illustration program All That, with Thompson to handle the duty of exec manufacturer.
Thompson, that made his TELEVISION launching on the program back in 1994, informed the magazine, “It was my initial task that I ever before had. It offered me a possibility.”
The Kenan Program is slated to premiere Autumn 2019.