Kenan Thompson May Leave SNL for NBC Sitcom

Posted On: September 25, 2018
Performers: Kenan Thompson • Category: Comedies, Comedy Series, News, News Features, TV Shows, TV Specials

Kenan Thompson may be changing gears after his 16-season career with SNL.

Currently, Thompson has a single-cam NBC comedy in the works with Creator/Executive Producer Lorne Michaels and Jackie Clarke.

The series, ‘Saving Larry’ follows a newly widowed Dad (Thompson) navigating the challenges of being a single parent; while having to do it all under his father-in-law’s microscope.

The production has yet to be picked up, but sources say Thompson is likely to leave the show (at least as a full time cast member) once the primetime comedy takes off.

Thompson currently holds the record for longest serving cast member in SNL history, making his debut in 2003.

Source: Deadline

 

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