The Kids are coming back

One of Canada’s most popular sketch comedy troupes, shows is being revived by Amazon. All of the original cast members of Kids in the Hall are returning in a new series which is being executive produced by Lorne (Saturday Night Live) Michaels.

The original Emmy Award-nominated series starred Canadian comedians Dave Foley, Kevin McDonald, Bruce McCulloch, Mark McKinney and Scott Thompson.

The Kids will be reprising fan-favorite characters including Buddy Cole, Cabbage Head, The Chicken Lady and the unforgettable Headcrusher for the series.

The original series earned multiple Gemini Awards along with the cast being honored with the Canadian Screen Awards ICON AWARD in 2019.

“Even after 30 years, The Kids in the Hall has retained its brilliance and originality,” said Executive Producer, Lorne Michaels. “We are happy to be bringing back all of the original ‘Kids’ for the new series.”

The original series aired on CBC in Canada from 1988 to 1995 and HBO, CBS in the United States.

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