After being a pillar on NBC’s “SNL” for almost 16 years, Kenan Thompson is at long last venturing into the system’s primetime spotlight.
NBC declared Friday that it was getting a solitary camera family satire titled “The Kenan Show,” composed by Jackie Clarke and due out next season. Thompson stars as a recently bereft dad who is currently entrusted with bringing up his children nearby his dad in-law.
According to the system, Thompson’s character “endeavors to be a super father to his two delightful young ladies while all the while adjusting his activity and a dad in-law who ‘helps’ in the most wrong ways.”
Lorne Michaels, renowned maker and official maker of “SNL,” is slated to be the show’s official producer.
Thompson’s new show clearly won’t influence his gig with “SNL,” where he remains the show’s longest-tenured cast member.
The parody on-screen character is relied upon to come back to the late-night sketch appear one year from now, The Hollywood Journalist and USA Today reported.
During an appearance on “The Ellen Show” a week ago, Thompson called being a “SNL” cast part “the best occupation in the world.”
“I can’t see myself simply leaving it like that, even with how bustling I’ve been of late,” Thompson told have Ellen DeGeneres.
Thompson is in fact a bustling man in the business. Over his new primetime appear, he is arranged to be a judge on another satire rivalry arrangement for NBC, “Bring The Interesting,” alongside comic Jeff Foxworthy and model-turned-business visionary Chrissy Teigen.
Staying consistent with his sketch-parody roots, Thompson is likewise purportedly filling in as the official maker for a restoration of the ’90s Nickelodeon satire arrangement “All That” ― in which he was a unique cast member.
Thompson saw his solitary solo Emmy designation in 2018 for extraordinary supporting on-screen character in a satire series.