NBC cancels 'Kenan' and 'The Endgame.'

NBC cancels 'Kenan' and 'The Endgame.' ...

Three pilots to series were scheduled for NBC, reorganizing a slew of its programs like Young Rock and Grand Crew, and canceling three shows including Kenan Thompson''s comedy Kenan and the heist drama The Endgame. Kenan finishes its run after two seasons on the network, while The Endgame couldn''t get past its first appearance.

Kenan''s return to the sitcom genre this time without his partner in crime Kel Mitchell. Thompson is a widowed dad who is doing his best to balance his life as a morning show host in Atlanta, and as a father with two children. Throughout the series, he constantly receives advice from his friends, including his father-in-law, Rick (Don Johnson, Johnson, and his siblings.)

The Endgame was sparked a different incline, starring Morena Baccarin as a criminal mastermind of unprecedented levels. It focused on Baccarin''s Elena Federova, who, after being detained for her work as an international weapons dealer and general crime lord, still managed to execute a slew of prominent banks. During the drama, Val Turner (Ryan Michelle Bathe) has been dedicated to cracking down on her plans. Both Kamal Angelo Bolden and

Kenan was produced by Universal Television as part of a Broadway video. Thompson headed the list of executive producers, including his SNL boss Lorne Michaels, Ken Whittingham, Andrew Singer, and series creators David Caspe and Jackie Clarke. Thompson was nominated for a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy in 2021.

The Endgame, meanwhile, has been hailed from Universal Television, alongside Chuck and Scorpion executive producer Nick Wootton, as well as Jake Coburn. Justin Lin and Julie Plec also worked on the series. All four executive actors from Plec''s My So-Called Company and Andrew Schneider have also joined Plec''s Perfect Storm Entertainment.

As NBC terminates the pair of shows along with Ted Danson''s comedy Mr. Mayor, it opens the way for a fresh era of older television shows on the network. Both the Quantum Leap and Night Court reboots were ordered to series for the 2022-23 season, as was George Lopez''s return to broadcast television Lopez vs. Lopez.

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