‘All That’ Revival Coming to Nickelodeon, Executive Produced by Original Star Kenan Thompson

/Film | 2/14/2019 | Ethan Anderton
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Fresh out the box. Stop. Look and watch. Ready yet? Get set. It’s Allllll That!

Any child of the ’90s who was fortunate enough to have cable will tell you about their love for the sketch comedy show All That. The show was basically Saturday Night Live for kids, featuring a series of young comedians mostly in their teens (some in their early 20s) putting on a variety of sketches. Now an All That revival is in the works at Nickelodeon, and it’s being executive produced by All That veteran and current Saturday Night Live cast member Kenan Thompson.

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Variety has news of the All That revival straight from Brian Robbins, president of Nickelodeon. The series will feature a whole new cast of young comedians, but some of the show’s original cast members are expected to make cameo appearances on the series, presumably reprising some of their old characters. Robbins said:

“We think there’s a great opportunity to find the next pool of stars. We want to bring the show back in a real fun way. This summer, we are going to bring back a lot of the original cast and the cast through the years, and let them introduce the new cast of All That to the world.”

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As Kenan Thompson will tell you, being on the cast of All That could be a big deal. It launched his career at a young age, sparked his own show with fellow All That co-star Kel Mitchell, and served as a gateway to eventually starring on Saturday Night Live. Amanda Bynes followed in similar footsteps for awhile, turning her Nickelodeon stardom into a film career, as did Nick Cannon and Jamie Lynn Spears, the younger sister of Britney Spears. Stand-up sensation Gabriel Igelsias was even on the show in...
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