November 14, 2012

Hallelujah: “The Soul Man” Gets Saved For Second Season

Cedric The Entertainer & Niecy Nash

Good news for Cedric The Entertainer’s TV Land sitcom “The Soul Man.” The series is getting a second season! 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.

READ: Cedric The Entertainer: Campaigning To Save “The Soul Man”

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.

Cedric The Entertainer & Niecy Nash

“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.


In other TV Land news, the network has also ordered 10 more episodes of their other comedy “The Exes.”

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.

PHOTO: See Cedric the Entertainer’s Twitter message about “The Soul Man.”


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