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Kenan Thompson’s Working With Lorne Michaels on a Sitcom for NBC

Actor Kenan Thompson arrives at Nickelodeon's exclusive premiere for the upcoming primetime TV event of the summer. "iParty with Victorious," Saturday, June 4, 2011 at The Lot in Los Angeles. "iParty with Victorious" premieres Saturday, June 11, 2011 at 8 p.m. (ET/PT) and stars the casts of

The Hollywood Reporter writes that Kenan Thompson, who has been on Saturday Night Live since 2003, is working with Lorne Michaels on a single-camera sitcom for NBC. This comes after the news that Seth Meyers is also working with NBC on a show, which suggests next year’s SNL cast will be sans two of its most veteran performers. If picked up, Thompson will write, star, and executive produce the show about Kenan Monroe, a New Yorker who moves in with his in-laws in the suburbs. Oh God, do we hope Kel Mitchell plays his ne’er-do-well brother-in-law.

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