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Kenan Thompson Gets His Own NBC Primetime Comedy Show

After being on SNL for nearly 16 years, Kenan is finally in the spotlight for a new comedy titled, "The Kenan Show."

The show is written by Jackie Clarke and due out next season. Thompson stars as a newly widowed father who now has the responsibility of  raising his kids alongside his father-in-law.

Lorne Michaels, creator and executive producer of “SNL,” is set to be the show’s executive producer.

Kenan's new show won't affect his role on SNL where he remains the longest-tenured member on the show.

He plans to return to SNL next year.

Here's more info on the new show.

Go Kenan!