You can’t talk about 1990s Nickelodeon and not mention All That. The classic sketch comedy show will be making a return and will put series regular Kenan Thompson in the seat as the executive producer.
Variety reports the show, which launched in 1994, will return with an all-new cast with surprise appearances from former cast members.
“It means everything to me,” Thompson told Variety. “It was my first job that I ever had. It gave me an opportunity.”
The original run of the series was created and executive produced by Brian Robbins, who is now the president of Nickelodeon. Additional Nickelodeon series such as Hey Arnold and Legends of the Hidden Temple have also been explored for revivals. For the next edition of All That, the focus is to assist in the ushering in of a new generation of stars.
“We think there’s a great opportunity to find the next pool of stars,” said Robbins. “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.” He suggested the program would be “a sort of mash-up of some of the old sketches and a lot of new sketches.”
Kenan Thompson is currently a cast member of NBC sketch show Saturday Night Live.