Kenan Thompson and Mike Tyson: The next Hollywood power couple?

Kenan Thompson literally grew up on television breaking out as one of Nickelodeon’s first stars and now leading laughs as an adult on “Saturday Night Live.” The comedian is expanding his range in the entertainment industry and is forging his way into production and talent management with his new company, Artists For Artists. Artists For […]

Kenan Thompson tells which celeb romance surprised him

Kenan Thompson admits Peter Davidson and Kim Kardashian‘s romance “came out of left field.” The 43-year-old comedian is thrilled for his “Saturday Night Live” co-star, but Thompson confessed that he never saw their romance coming. He said: “I think we all were [surprised]. It kind of came out of left field, but I don’t know. […]

Kenan Thompson sells his debut memoir for $1M

Kenan Thompson has sold his memoir for $1 million. The “Saturday Night Live” veteran is set to pen a “humorous” autobiography and publishing insiders have revealed that he has managed to secure a hugely-profitable deal. A source told the New York Post newspaper’s Page Six column that the 43-year-old star “had two book concepts in […]

Comedian Kenan Thompson shares thoughts on hosting People’s Choice Awards

Kenan Thompson will host the 2021 People’s Choice Awards. The 43-year-old comic – who is nominated for the Comedy TV Star and Male TV Star accolades for his work on “Saturday Night Live”– will take the helm of next month’s ceremony at Santa Monica’s Barker Hangar and couldn’t be happier about the job. He said […]

‘SNL’ makes fun of Ice Cube refusing the vaccine and $9M payday (video)

Ice Cube created national headlines when he dropped the bag after backing out of the upcoming comedy Oh Hell No due to his aversion to taking the vaccine. “Saturday Night Live’s” Michael Che and Kenan Thompson toyed with Cube as Thompson impersonated the rapper who is excited after his decision to relinquish millions of dollars. […]

Funnyman Kenan Thompson’s clout as a content creator is no laughing matter

Kenan Thompson has been making audiences laugh for more than three decades. But behind his funny, approachable demeanor is a focused, ownership-minded entrepreneur who feels most comfortable collaborating with like-talented individuals. As the principal cast member with the longest-running tenure on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” Thompson’s impeccable timing and physicality keep him at the forefront […]

Kamala Harris honors nation’s youth at Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards

Vice President Kamala Harris paid tribute to children around the country at Nickelodeon’s 2021 Kids’ Choice Awards on Saturday, March 13. Harris presented the Generation Change Award to all the “young leaders” who’ve persevered during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Generation Change honor is a yearly pro-social initiative, on the part of Viacom CBS, that aims […]

Bryce Dallas Howard enlists Will Smith, Kenan Thompson to showcase fathers

Bryce Dallas Howard enlists actor Will Smith and “SNL” star Kenan Thompson for her documentary film Dads, an intimate look at primary parenting from the father’s point of view. Directed by Howard, the film spotlights six fathers from around the world. Smith, Thompson and other high-profile dads also share their personal stories of fatherhood. Rolling […]

Kenan Thompson to host 2020 White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Improvisational master Kenan Thompson, the longest-running cast member in “Saturday Night Live” history, has been appointed to host the 2020 White House Correspondents’ Dinner. The White House Correspondents’ Association announced the annual dinner will return to its comedy past with Thompson serving as the emcee for the ultra-exclusive soiree on Saturday, April 25, the New York […]

Kenan Thompson makes room for new comedic talent in Chicago

There are very few people 30 to 45 years of age who can say that they’ve had the same job for 17 years. That’s just not a luxury that millenials and Generation Xers have. However, “Saturday Night Live” star Kenan Thompson, 41, is currently bringing the funny during his 17th season on the show. He […]

‘Saturday Night Live’ star Kenan Thompson has a new prime-time show

Just coming off his ultra-hilarious comedy skit where he portrays R. Kelly in the interview with Gayle King, longtime “Saturday Night Live” star Kenan Thompson is set to star in his own prime-time program, “The Kenan Show.” Thompson said, according to The Hollywood Reporter that he intends to stay on at least another year at “Saturday […]

‘Saturday Night Live’ spoofs R. Kelly’s interview with Gayle King (video)

You knew “Saturday Night Live” was going to get ahold of R. Kelly’s blockbuster emotional interview with “CBS This Morning” co-host Gayle King and turn it into a righteous parody opportunity. And this may be one of the better ones that they’ve produced in recent memory. Longtime “SNL” cast member Kenan Thompson impersonated Kelly for […]

Kenan Thompson on ‘SNL’ record: ‘It’s insane to think about’

Believe it or not, Kenan Thompson is on the verge of becoming the longest-running cast member on “Saturday Night Live.” When talking to CBS News, the former Nickelodeon star, 39, revealed that while the odds he’ll break his tie with comedian Darrell Hammond are very likely, the situation is surreal. “I guess I’m indirectly making […]

‘SNL’ spoofs Al Sharpton on grand jury verdict in the Eric Garner case

[jwplatform wc7eS0vm] In an attempt to lighten the tension regarding the grand jury decision, Rev. Al Sharpton (played by Kenan Thompson) discusses the verdict of the Eric Garner case with Peter Dinello (Bobby Moynihan), a member of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, on “Saturday Night Live’s” version of “Politics Nation.”

Kenan Thompson and wife expecting 1st child

Congrats are in order for funny man Kenan Thompson and his wife of two years. According to TMZ, Thompson’s wife, “Christina Evangeline is a little more than 4 months preggers … and they already know the baby’s sex …. and it’s not a boy.” Thompson, best known for his comedic talents on “Saturday Night Live” now […]

Highest paid black TV actors

Simon Cowell and Howard Stern both sat atop the Forbes list of highest paid entertainers by dragging in an astronomical $95 million in the past year. But the famously dour British creator of “American Idol,” “X Factor,” and “Got Talent” franchises was far and away the greatest money-maker because his vast fortune is created solely […]

Kenan Thompson to Star in New Comedy Flick, ‘Party Starters’

Like “Saturday Night Live” veterans Tim Meadows, Will Ferrell and Tina Fey before him, comedian and actor Kenan Thompson is next in line to star in his own “SNL”-generated film helmed by the show’s legendary head honcho, Lorne Michaels. As vaguely described by deadline.com, the aptly titled film, Party Starters, is a high-concept comedy that […]