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February 14, 2019

Nickelodeon to revive 'All That' with Kenan Thompson as executive producer

The teenage version of "SNL" was big in the '90s

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Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell reunite with Lori Beth Denberg on Nickelodeon's Double Dare Birdie Thompson/Sipa USA

Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell reunite with Lori Beth Denberg on Nickelodeon's "Double Dare."

Nickelodeon announced on Thursday it will reboot its hit sketch-comedy TV show from the 90s and early 2000s, "All That." 

The show, which was basically a teen version of "Saturday Night Live," complete with recurring characters and sketches, will return with an all-new cast. SNL's Kenan Thompson, who got his start on "All That" when the show launched in 1994, will return to executive produce. 


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Former cast members are expected to make cameos throughout the series. The original "All That" featured other stars like Amanda Bynes, Nick Cannon and Jamie Spears. 

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In his announcement, Variety reported that President of Nickelodeon Brian Robbins cited popular sketches from the show, like "Good Burger," which eventually became a successful spinoff movie featuring Thompson and Kel Mitchell. 

Thompson told Variety that when Robbins pitched the idea to him, it was a "no-brainer." 


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