Oh, oh, oh, this is some good news: Nickelodeon is reviving “All That” and original cast member Kenan Thompson will serve as executive producer on the updated kids’ sketch series, TheWrap has learned.
Though the show will feature an all-new tween cast — because you know, the original “All That” kids have since grown up — the children’s cable network expects former stars from the first version to make appearances on the revival.
A long-running “Saturday Night Live” staple, Thompson launched his TV career when “All That” debuted in 1994. Along with Thompson, cast members from the OG iteration — which aired on Nick in the ’90s and ’00s — include Kel Mitchell, Amanda Bynes, Nick Cannon and Jamie Spears, among others.
The revival comes under the watchful eye of Brian Robbins, who was named president of Nickelodeon last October and was a co-creator and an executive producer on the original run of “All That.”
Nick is dropping a ton of news this morning. The kids’ network is also planning several “SpongeBob SquarePants” spinoffs and reviving “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?” with new host John Cena.
Additionally, Nickelodeon has acquired the rights to develop TV series based on Paddington Bear and the recent “LEGO” movies.