TV Land's 'The Soul Man' Names New Showrunners

TV Land's The Soul Man, starring Cedric "The Entertainer" and wife Niecy Nash, has named Bill Martin and Mike Schiff showrunners, the network announced today. 

Set to premiere in 2015, comedian Sherri Shepherd will also return to the sitcom for 10 of the 12 episodes. 

Executive producers include Cedric and Suzanne Martin, as well as Eric C. Rhone, Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner of Hazy Mills Productions.

The show centers around Reverend Boyce “The Voice” Ballentine (Cedric) and his wife Lolli as the once R&B singer takes on his new St. Louis life.