Kevin Hart and Kenan Thompson will headline Peacock’s year end special, 2023 Back That Year Up With Kevin Hart and Kenan Thompson. The duo will also executive produce the special which will premiere on the streamer, December 26.
The comedy duo aims to provide an unfiltered comedic take on major events from the past year, spanning pop culture, sports, social media, and politics. Noteworthy guest appearances from celebrities like Simone Biles, Kelly Clarkson, Jim Cramer, Ron Funches, David Alan Grier, and Jay Pharoah are expected.
Kevin Hart, who is also the executive producer, expressed excitement about revisiting the past year, stating, “We are excited to bring audiences another ‘Back That Year Up’ special as we celebrate all the ups, downs, and memorable moments of this past year.”
Co-host and executive producer Kenan Thompson echoed the sentiment, saying, “We’re back! Join us this holiday season as we close out the year with some incredible guests and all the laughs. Happy New Year!”
The series is produced by HARTBEAT and directed by Leslie Small. Executive producers include Jeff Clanagan, Bryan Smiley, David Nickoll, Luke Kelly-Clyne, and Kevin Healey. Co-Executive Producer is Paul Harrison