Nickelodeon revealed to Variety they will be rebooting their sketch-comedy series “All That.” In addition, original cast member Kenan Thompson, who started his TV career on the show, has been named an executive producer.
A new set of cast members will make up the modern-day series, select former members are expected to make cameos. Fans of the show may recall popular sketches such s “Good Burger”, which featured Kel Mitchell and “Ask Ashley,” which starred Amanda Bynes. Along with Thompson, Nick Cannon, Lori Beth Denberg and Jamie Lynn Spears, all starred on the show. Many of the actors continued on the network and advanced their careers, including “The Amanda Show” and “Kenan and Kel”
According to Nickelodeon president Brian Robbins, the new show is expected to “a sort of mash-up of some of the old sketches and a lot of new sketches.”
“We think there’s a great opportunity to find the next pool of stars. 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,” Robbins told Variety.
Thompson, who currently has a recurring role on “Saturday Night Live” said it was a “no brainer” when asked to serve as the executive producer on the show.
“If I’m not at the table read, I’ll be on the phone during the table read. I’ll be around,” he said.