Kenan Thompson Reflects on His Legacy and Hosting the Emmys

Kenan Thompson is having a great year that just keeps getting better. After wrapping up his 19th season on SNL and receiving a Hollywood Star, he will now be hosting the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, September 12, 2022 on NBC and streaming live on Peacock.

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For almost 30 years, Kenan has been a creative force in comedy. From his early days at ALL That to his forever plan on Saturday Night Live, Kenan Thompson has shown what hard work and talent can do.

I spoke with him about his almost 30-year career, sketch comedy, his time at SNL, and hosting the Primetime Emmy Awards.

Check out the interview below!