The Soul Man

Genres: Comedy
Broadcast on: eKasi+, eExtra



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International channels
TV Land : 20 Jun 2012 - 15 Jun 2016

South African channels

eKasi+ : 09 Jun 2016 - 23 Mar 2017
eExtra : 07 Apr 2017 - 05 May 2018

About the Show

The Soul Man is an American television sitcom created by Suzanne Martin and Cedric the Entertainer as a spin-off from Hot in Cleveland which revolves around R&B superstar-turned-minister Reverend Boyce "The Voice" Ballentine (Cedric the Entertainer) who was living the high life in Las Vegas at the top of the music charts when he gets the calling to go from soul singer to soul saver.

Relocating to St. Louis with his wife, Lolli (Niecy Nash) and his daughter, Lyric (Jazz Raycole) to take over the preaching duties in his father's church, his family is not exactly eager to give up the fabulous superstar life for a humble one.

The Reverend Boyce character originally appeared in a Season 2 episode of Hot in Cleveland entitled "Bridezelka" and a spinoff was developed by Cedric and Hot in Cleveland creator Suzanne Martin.

The comedy also stars John Beasley (Everwood) as Boyce's father, Barton; Wesley Jonathan (What I Like About You) as his brother, Stamps; and Raycole (My Wife and Kids) as his daughter.

Cedric and Martin serve as executive producers for The Soul Man, along with Eric Rhone and Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner of Hazy Mills Productions, who also executive produce Hot in Cleveland. Keith Cox and Larry W. Jones will be executive producers for TV Land.

Phoef Sutton (Cheers) is the showrunner and Stan Lathan (The Steve Harvey Show) serves as the director. The series is filmed in front of a live studio audience.


Reverend Boyce 'The Voice' Ballentine

Lolli Ballentine

Burrell Stamps Ballentine

Lyric Ballentine

Barton Ballentine

Latest Articles

Final season: The Soul Man 5

17 Feb 2018 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: Today's TV Highlights
CHANNEL: eExtra | Boyce uncovers larger, disturbing issues within the city government that prompt him to enter the mayoral race.

New season: The Soul Man 4

03 Nov 2017 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: Today's TV Highlights
CHANNEL: eExtra | Boyce gets snowed in with his family, including his irritating cousin Nikki, when a storm hits.


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