Cedric the Entertainer stars in The Soul Man, an original sitcom from Suzanne Martin, the creator of Hot In Cleveland. Series co-creator Cedric plays Boyce "The Voice" Ballentine, a chart-topping Las Vegas singer who moves back to St. Louis to preach in his father's church. Can this superstar-turned-minister go from singing soul to saving souls? Can his family adjust to their new lifestyle? They're about to find out!
The Soul Man also stars Niecy Nash (Reno 911) as Boyce's wife, 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 in an episode of Hot in Cleveland in which Cedric guest-starred.
Shout! Factory has picked up the license to the TV Land series starring Cedric the Entertaine...the one which was spun off from a second-season episode of Hot In Cleveland
. Now, on July 8th
, stores will get a 2-disc set of The Soul Man - The Complete 1st Season
on DVD. Priced at $19.97 SRP, each episode (there were 12 in the first season) is closed captioned, and the title comes in the box which we show below: