Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell Face Off in an All-New Double Dare, Premiering on Nickelodeon Wednesday, Nov. 21, at 8:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
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BURBANK, Calif.–Nov. 12, 2018–Kel Mitchell (Game Shakers) and Kenan Thompson (Saturday Night Live) reunite to compete against one another in a one-hour special episode of Nickelodeon’s iconic game show Double Dare, premiering Wednesday, Nov. 21, at 8:00 pm (ET/PT). Hosted by actress and digital creator Liza Koshy with original Double Dare host Marc Summers providing color commentary, the special will also guest star All That actress and comedian Lori Beth Denberg.
Paired with super fans, Team Kenan and Team Kel tackle some All That-themed trivia questions and compete in a variety of messy physical challenges that include nods to Nickelodeon classics Good Burger and Kenan & Kel. The winning team will then run an epic eight-piece Double Dare obstacle course for the grand prize. After the winners have been crowned, Kenan and Kel run the obstacle course together, in an attempt to win money for their favorite charities.
Double Dare premiered on Oct. 6, 1986, on Nickelodeon, and ran from 1986-1993, making it the network’s longest-running game show. Marc Summers served as the show’s original host from 1986-1993. Shortly after its debut, Double Dare became one of the most popular original daily programs on cable television. The series went into syndication in 1988 and later revived as Super Sloppy Double Dare in 1989. The show also ran on broadcast television as Family Double Dare in 1988, followed by new versions on Nick, including Double Dare 2000.