The Soul Man is TV Land’s latest hit comedy. It is a faith based show that also reaches a general audience. It was co-created by Cedric The Entertainer. He also stars as the lead character, Rev. Boyce Ballentine a once successful R&B singer, “Boyce The Voice.” Boyce returns home to St. Louis from Las Vegas after giving up his R&B career to take over as pastor of his father’s church. Niecy Nash stars as Cedric’s wife, “Lolli” and Jazz Raycole as his daughter “Lyric.” Rounding out the cast is John Beasley as Cedric’s father and Wesley Jonathan as his younger brother “Stamps” who is constantly shaking things up in the family.
The Soul Man airs Wednesday, 10p.m. Eastern/9p.m. Central.
Click-to-listen to Cedric talk about how The Soul Man came to be.
Click-to-listen as Cedric responds when asked what he thinks the faith based audience wants to see on TV.
Click-to-listen here as Niecy Nash says, “I Love My Job” and how she loves being a “First Lady”, once again.