The show's first episode aired July 15, 1996 on Nickelodeon.
Co-stars Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell also appeared in a feature film, "Good Burger," based on their "Kenan & Kel" characters. "Kenan & Kel" ended its run in 2000. Thompson joined the cast of "Saturday Night Live!" in 2003, while Mitchell has remained close to the Nickelodeon family.