TV Land's THE SOUL MAN Renewed for Second Season
Cedric the Entertainer has just announced on Twitter that his new comedy THE SOUL MAN on the TV Land network has been renewed for a second season. "Just got word #TheSoulMan has been picked up for season #2," he tweeted last night. "Thank all of you who wrote in and/or just watched me @niecynash bout to Turn Up!"
From the creators of Hot in Cleveland, The Soul Man revolves around Cedrics character, Reverend Boyce The Voice Ballentine, an R&B superstar-turned-minister who takes over as preacher of his fathers church. Niecy Nash ("Reno 911") stars as the reverends wife, Lolli.
The show also features John Beasley (Everwood) as his father, Wesley Jonathan (What I Like About You) as his younger brother, and Jazz Raycole (My Wife and Kids) as his daughter. The character of Reverend Boyce originated on a second season episode of Hot in Cleveland in which Cedric guest-starred.
The series June debut garnered an impressive 1.9 million viewers.