'The Kids in the Hall': 5 things you need to know about Prime Video sketch comedy series
After nearly 30 years, the beloved Canadian sketch comedy ‘The Kids in the Hall’ is coming back to TV this May. Back in 2020, Prime Video had announced plans for the iconic comedy troupe to come together once more for a new series. The original television show had run from 1989 to 1995 on CBS, HBO, and Comedy Central. 'The Kids in the Hall' is a new streaming revival of the classic sketch comedy show of the same name. The new series will premiere all eight episodes of its first season on Prime Video on May 13, 2022.
'Saturday Night Live' creator Lorne Michaels, who produced the original series, returns as an executive producer for the revival. Moreover, all the five members of the original cast along with some new actors are set to return to Prime Video’s revival of the cult-classic sketch show. Here's all that we know about the show.
When does ‘The Kids in the Hall’ release and where can you watch it?
'The Kids in the Hall' will premiere on May 13, 2022, on Prime Video.
What is 'The Kids in the Hall' all about?
'The Kids in the Hall' is a unique and bizarre sketch comedy series that incites humor through an intellectual lens of comedic creativity and character-driven sketches. The series brings to life the "collision of art and comedy with an uncanny resemblance of current day realities and the human condition.”
Who stars in 'The Kids in the Hall'?
The reunion includes all of the original cast members from the 1989-95 series. Dave Foley, Kevin McDonald, Bruce McCulloch, Mark McKinney, and Scott Thompson have all signed on to return for an eight-episode run. The series will also have several exciting guest stars, including Paul Bellini, Pete Davidson, Catherine O’Hara, Kenan Thompson, Brandon Ash-Mohammed, Will Forte, Catherine Reitman, Samantha Bee, Fred Armisen, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Jay Baruchel, Eddie Izzard, Tracee Ellis Ross, Mark Hamill, and Colin Mochrie.
'The Kids in the Hall' is produced by Lorne Michaels’ Broadway Video and Canadian production company Project 10. The series is created, written, and executive produced by Foley, McCulloch, McDonald, McKinney, and Thompson.