Shepherd, who originally appeared on season one of the show in 2012 as cousin Nikki, will star in 10 out of the 12 episodes of “The Soul Man’s” fourth season.
“The Soul Man” is the second TV Land series that the 46-year-old comedienne has been featured on. She appeared on two episodes of “Hot In Cleveland” back in 2011.
In addition to Shepherd, “The Soul Man” also has two new showrunners. Bill Martin and Mike Schiff who previously oversaw “Malibu Country” and “3rd Rock From the Sun” have been tapped to helm the TV Land sitcom.
“The Soul Man” stars Cedric The Entertainer, Niecy Nash, Wesley Jonathan, Jazz Raycole and John Beasley.
Season four of the show premieres some time in 2015. The exact date has not been determined.