Friday, April 30, 2021

NBC Renews 'Young Rock' and 'Kenan'

NBC has today renewed its original comedy series Young Rock and Kenan for second seasons. Both comedies will return with new episodes as part of the network's 2021-22 broadcast schedule.

Young Rock stars Dwayne Johnson, Joseph Lee Anderson, Stacey Leilua, Ana Tuisila, Adrian Groulx, Bradley Constant and Uli Latukefu.

Nahnatchka Khan and Jeff Chiang created the comedy. They executive produce with Johnson, Dany Garcia, Hiram Garcia, Brian Gewirtz and Jennifer Carreras. Universal Television, Seven Bucks Productions and Fierce Baby Productions produce.

Kenan stars Kenan Thompson, Chris Redd, Kimrie Lewis, Dani Lane, Dannah Lane and Don Johnson.

Jackie Clarke and David Caspe created the comedy. They executive produce with Thompson, Lorne Michaels, Andrew Singer and Ken Whittingham. Universal Television and Broadway Video produce.

"It has been a true joy to watch Dwayne Johnson and Kenan Thompson on NBC every week and see families connect with their relatable, entertaining and heartwarming stories," said Lisa Katz, President of Scripted Programming, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming. "We're thrilled to renew both of these shows for another season and can't wait to see more from Dwayne, Kenan and the incredibly talented casts and producing teams behind each of them."