Kel Mitchell has finally been given a reprieve from his endless club appearances and gigs hosting orange soda chugging contests. The former Kenan & Kel and All That star has announced that he will return to Nickelodeon in a new show called Game Shakers. Mitchell will play the token grown-up in the sitcom, which premieres this September and follows two 7th grade girls, Babe and Kenzie, who, after they invent what Entertainment Weekly calls a “wildly successful mobile music app,” start a gaming company in Brooklyn. Mitchell will play Double G, a rapper who goes after the kids for using one of his songs without permission and ultimately forces his way into becoming a partner in the company.
In an interview with EW, Mitchell said he’s always “fit in well with Nickelodeon,” noting that his “name is even in the middle of the word Nic-Kel-odeon.” With groaners like that, Mitchell should have no problems fitting back in at the network.