Kenan Thompson to Host People's Choice Awards for Second Time |

Kenan Thompson to Host People’s Choice Awards for Second Time

“Saturday Night Live” cast member Kenan Thompson will host the 48th People’s Choice Awards for the second consecutive year.

via: Vibe

Deadline reports that the Saturday Night Live comedian will host the event for a second consecutive year. The ceremony will take place at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. on Dec. 6 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

“I’m beyond excited to host the People’s Choice Awards again this year and celebrate the incredible talent and fans that this show unites,” the SNL comedian expressed. “I’m so grateful to be nominated – shoutout to the fans and congrats to all the nominees. Get ready for round two!!”

Cassandra Tryon, svp, entertainment live events, NBCUniversal television and streaming, spoke about their decision to double back and tap Kenan to take up hosting duties.

“Last year, Kenan brought an irreplaceable energy to the People’s Choice Awards. His enthusiasm and passion for pop culture and the fans was palpable and translated in the room and on-screen,” stated Tryon. “We can’t wait to welcome Kenan back and see what he has up his sleeve for this year’s show.”

The Good Burger actor, 44, is nominated for the events’ comedy TV Star category for his work on Saturday Night Live.

Along with the announcement of the Kenan star’s return, NBC and E! announced that voting begins today until Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 11:59 pm ET.

Fans can vote for their favorite nominees in the People’s Choice Awards’ 40 categories in movies, television, music, and pop culture. Votes can be casted at

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