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Kenan Thompson reuniting with “All That” producers for new sketch comedy vehicle for kids

Kenan Thompson was 15 when All That premiered on Nickelodeon in 1994.

Now two decades and change later, Thompson (who now holds the record for longest-serving Saturday Night Live cast member) will reunite with the executives behind All That to front a new live-action sketch comedy show for even younger kids called Skoogle.

Albie Hecht, the chief content officer for — a media brand serving kids aged 2-11 — and the former president of Nickelodeon Entertainment, will executive produce Skoogle with Thompson. Mason Gordon also will executive produce, and All That‘s Josh Server will co-produce.

Thompson will voice the character Skoogle, playing a digital assistant for kids in various sketches making fun of technology and modern-day life.

“Kenan Thompson is a comedic genius,” said Hecht in a statement. “At Nickelodeon, I witnessed first-hand Kenan and his fellow cast members’ ability to turn everyday scenarios into hilarious adventures. I’m very excited to have the opportunity to once again reteam with Kenan and bring premium sketch comedy to a new generation of fans.”

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