SNL’s Kenan Thompson to host ‘People’s Choice Awards’

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — “Saturday Evening Live” veteran actor and entertainer Kenan Thompson will have a new position future month: host of the People’s Decision Awards.

What You Will need To Know

  • “Saturday Evening Live” veteran actor and entertainer Kenan Thompson will be the host of the 2021 “People’s Alternative Awards”
  • Thompson is nominated for two People’s Alternative Awards, Comedy Television set Star and Male Tv set Star for his operate on “Saturday Night Are living”
  • Voting is open up for 40 types by way of Nov. 17 at 11:59 p.m. EDT both on the internet and on Twitter
  • The 2021 “People’s Alternative Awards” will be televised dwell at the same time on Dec. 7 at 9 p.m. 

NBC and E! announced Monday that Thompson will be the host of the 2021 People’s Preference Awards, which will be offered at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica Dec. 7.

“I can not imagine I get to host the PCAs!! I am over and above blessed to be nominated twice and portion of two extra nominations for SNL. Good instances certainly!” Thompson mentioned in a release. “Congrats to all the nominees — we presently received!”

Thompson is nominated for two People’s Choice Awards, Comedy Television Star and Male Television Star for his operate on “Saturday Night time Reside.”

“Kenan’s flexibility and determination to creating good quality enjoyment that has sparked laughter for about 3 decades has created him one particular of the most endeared comedians of our time,” Jen Neal, Government Vice President, Live Gatherings, Specials & E! Information, NBCUniversal Amusement Tv and Streaming, said. “We are not able to wait around to welcome him to the `People’s Option Awards’ stage where by his charisma and humor will definitely bring enthusiasts to their ft.”

Thompson started his 19th time on “Saturday Night Dwell” as the show’s longest-jogging solid member. He also stars in and is an executive producer on the NBC comedy “Kenan,” which is scheduled to return for its next period in 2022.

Thompson gained two Emmy Award nominations for Exceptional Lead Actor in a Comedy Sequence for “Kenan” and for Fantastic Supporting Actor in a Comedy Collection for “Saturday Evening Dwell.” He was also nominated for Emmy Awards in 2018 and 2020.

Voting is open up for 40 categories in the “People’s Alternative Awards” for audio, films, television, and pop lifestyle through Nov. 17 Followers can vote on the web at www.votepca.com or on Twitter.

To see the total record of all nominees, simply click right here.