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Kenan Thompson to Host 74th Emmy Awards on NBC and Peacock

August 9, 2022 by  
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Kenan Thompson will host the Emmy Awards, NBC and the Television Academy announced.

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KENAN: Kenan Thompson and Kimrie Lewis Preview Season 2

January 3, 2022 by  
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KENAN — “Hair Show” Episode 110 — Pictured: (l-r) Kimrie Lewis as Mika, Kenan Thompson as Kenan — (Photo by: Casey Durkin/NBC)

KENAN’s sophomore season officially kicks off on Monday, January 3—the comedy aired a Christmas episode in December 2021—as Kenan (Kenan Thompson) decides to put himself out there, romantically, via a dating app.

“Messy. I’ll say that at the very least it’s messy,” Thompson teases in the video below. “He’s a little rusty, so he’s just got it by instinct, and having to kind of learn a lot on the fly, basically. So it’s funny to watch him kind of stumble through that a little bit.” Read more

KENAN: Kenan Thompson Previews a Very Musical ‘Christmas Show’

December 15, 2021 by  
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KENAN — “Christmas” Episode 207 — Pictured: (l-r) Chris Redd as Gary, Kenan Thompson as Kenan — (Photo by: Jordin Althaus/NBC)

It’s Christmastime on KENAN, and the NBC comedy is returning with an unexpected start: a song!

“We’re opening [the episode] with an awesome musical number that I don’t want to spoil,” Kenan Thompson, who plays the title character, teases in the video below. “It’s a great welcome back to the existence of our show, basically…Any time the music feels good, and we get a chance to thoroughly explore it, in comedy and shooting, it just feels great.”

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KENAN: Kenan Thompson on the New NBC Comedy’s Evolution

February 16, 2021 by  
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KENAN — Season: Pilot — Pictured: (l-r) Chris Redd as Gary, Dannah Lockett as Birdie, Kenan Thompson as Kenan, Dani Lockett as Aubrey, Don Johnson as Rick — (Photo by: Chris Haston/NBC)

Kenan Thompson, SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE’s longest-tenured cast member, is branching out with his new sitcom KENAN (which debuts Tuesday, February 16 on NBC), but the path to make it to air hasn’t exactly been easy.

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AMERICA’S GOT TALENT: Kenan Thompson Set as Guest Judge

August 17, 2020 by  
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AMERICA’S GOT TALENT — Pictured: “America’s Got Talent” Key Art — (Photo by: NBCUniversal)

Kenan Thompson will guest judge AMERICA’S GOT TALENT on Tuesday, August 18 and Wednesday, August 19, NBC announced.

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THE KENAN SHOW on NBC – First Look

May 24, 2019 by  
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SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE’s Kenan Thompson pulls doubles up his workload with his new NBC midseason comedy, THE KENAN SHOW.

Check out a photo from the pilot, plus the official description…

THE KENAN SHOW

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THE KENAN SHOW -- "Pilot" Episode -- Pictured: (l-r) Dani Lockett as Emma, Kenan Thompson as Kenan, Dannah Lockett as Sophie -- (Photo by: Ron Batzdorff/NBC)

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NBC Orders THE KENAN SHOW to Series

May 10, 2019 by  
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THE KENAN SHOW — “Pilot” Episode — Pictured: (l-r) Dani Lockett as Emma, Kenan Thompson as Kenan, Dannah Lockett as Sophie — (Photo by: Ron Batzdorff/NBC)

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE star Kenan Thompson is getting his own primetime show: NBC has ordered THE KENAN SHOW to series.

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SNL 40: ‘The Californians’ Reunite and Bring in Betty White, Bradley Cooper, Taylor Swift, Kerry Washington, and Laraine Newman

February 16, 2015 by  
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SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE brought back “The Californians” for its 40th anniversary celebration, and in addition to Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader, Kenan Thompson, and Fred Armisen reprising their roles, they brought in Laraine Newman, Betty White, Taylor Swift, Kerry Washington, and Bradley Cooper to play.

Did you miss the sketch? Check it out now…

[youtube]http://youtu.be/V4347ZE0NQM[/youtube]

Related:

SNL 40: Watch the Original Auditions Montage
SNL 40 Digital Short ‘That’s When You Break’: Andy Samberg and Adam Sandler Pay Homage to Breaking
SNL 40: ‘Celebrity Jeopardy’ Brings Back Returning Faves, Pokes Fun at Cosby
SNL 40: Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake Sing the Show’s History

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SNL 40: ‘Celebrity Jeopardy’ Brings Back Returning Faves, Pokes Fun at Cosby

February 16, 2015 by  
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For SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE’s 40th anniversary special, the show brought back its “Celebrity Jeopardy” segment with Will Ferrell reprising his role as Alex Trebeck, and with celebrity guests “Sean Connery” (Darrell Hammond), “Justin Bieber” (Kate McKinnon), “Matthew McConaughey” (Jim Carrey), “Burt Reynolds” (Norm MacDonald), and “Christoph Waltz” (Taran Killam)…as well as a cameo from “Bill Cosby” (Kenan Thompson).

Check out the sketch…

[youtube]http://youtu.be/ImaYMoTi2g8[/youtube]

Which “celebrity” was your favorite?

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