Kenan Thompson adds virtual reality and holograms to his national comedy tour

Kenan Thompson adds virtual reality and holograms to his national comedy tour

Chicago, IL, Oct. 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —

The 13th season of Kenan Thompsonit is The Ultimate Comedy Eexperience kicked off with some futuristic new technology so Kenan could stream on select shows to showcase the comic as a Proto hologram even as he is busy with the new season of Saturday Night Live. The tour also includes Talent returnedVirtual reality technology allows comics from across the country to participate in avatar form.

by Kenan Thompson Ultimate comedy experience is a nationwide comedian and talent search for young stars, where Kenan Thompson tries to find the funniest adult and kid comedians with amazing talent across the country (over 50 major cities). The Experience is produced by Cherie Chiles Buchanan of Simplec360.

To bring the Live at the top level this year, Kenan partnered with Talent returned founders, Kyle To return and Al Gonzales add a VR option for participants via the Comedy Club Render Failed where comedians and kids can now do stand-up comedy in the metaverse.

Kenan also teamed up with Proto inc. to be able to have beaming comedians of celebrities and metaverse avatars to join the show live via a 4K hologram. Thanks to Proto, Kenan can appear in hologram form to present the show and the comics, despite his busy schedule at SNL.

An attempt to incorporate new technology into the Live had success at the Atlanta Comedy Theater last week, sponsored by Moneytizewith the comics gathering on stage at the end to take selfies with Hologram Kenan at the end.

The Failed To Render Comedy Club is the first comedy club to take place in the Metaverse and also to create hybrid shows bringing comic book avatars into brick and mortar comedy clubs where fans can enjoy the show without helmet. Failed To Render, and its founder Kyle Render, were featured in The Washington Post.

Proto is the original, patented hologram device known for streaming executives, artists and athletes from around the world for live interactive experiences. The Los Angeles startup counts Howie Mandel among its investors/advisors and has been used in comedy to teleport Andy Kindler from Los Angeles to Montreal’s Just for Laughs Festival to deliver his acclaimed “State of the Industry” comedy set live. Whitney Cummings, Jay Pharoah, Dane Cook and Terry Crews are other comedic talents who have used Proto. In the rest of the entertainment industry, Proto has been used by Ellen, Sean Combs, America’s Got TalentMigos, Walker Hayes, Netflix, HBO, WWE’s Logan Paul and more.

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About Proto Inc. Proto is the worldwide creator and leading provider of the award-winning and patented Proto OS and holographic communications platform. With over 100 Proto units permanently deployed around the world and with a growing live events, production and rental division, Proto delivers people, brands and digital assets around the world. Proto has become the fastest growing communications and marketing solution in the retail, hospitality, entertainment, healthcare, education, financial services, technology and Arts. This year, Proto won the top award at SXSW for “Innovation in Connecting People”, was honored three times at CES, and was named to Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies list. Proto is a technology company backed by venture capitalists and mega-celebrities based in Los Angeles with showrooms and satellite distributors in New York, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Nashville, Toronto, London, Paris, Taipei, Milan, Brisbane and Seoul. More info on


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