Good news for Cedric The Entertainer’s TV Land sitcom “The Soul Man.” The series is getting a second season!
AlwaysAList.com reported on Oct. 24 that the “King of Comedy” had started an online campaign to encourage viewers to write the network to ensure the show’s fate.
The 48-year-old funnyman took to Twitter to share the good news with his fans.
“Just got word #TheSoulMan has been picked up for season #2.Thank all of you who wrote in and/or just watched me @niecynash bout to Turn Up!” he wrote via @CedEntertainer.
“The Soul Man,” which also stars Niecy Nash, Wesley Jonathan, Jazz Raycole and John Beasley, was a spin-off of TV Land’s hit series, “Hot in Cleveland.”
Cedric The Entertainer plays Reverend Boyce “The Voice” Ballentine, a fictitious R&B superstar who trades in soul music for saving souls as pastor of his father’s church. Rev. Ballentine moves back home to St. Louis with his family and they’re all trying adapt to the transition between his new calling to pastor and his former life as a music superstar.
The sitcom, which stars Donald Faison, Wayne Knight, David Alan Basche, Kelly Stables and Kristen Johnston, has received a second season order of 22 episodes.