Saturdays on NBC (LIVE 11:30 p.m.-1 a.m. ET ); "SNL Encores" (10-11 p.m. ET); Returns Fall 2020
Repertory Player, "Saturday Night Live"
Kenan Thompson returns for his 17th season on “Saturday Night Live” as the show’s longest-running cast member.
Thompson has made numerous contributions to the show with his slew of hilarious impressions that include Rev. Al Sharpton, Charles Barkley, Steve Harvey and David Ortiz, and by playing memorable characters such as DJ Dynasty Handbag, the scathingly fierce co-host of “Deep House Dish,” “Weekend Update” correspondent Jean K. Jean and “Black Jeopardy” host Darnell Hayes. In 2018, he received the Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for the “SNL” song “Come...