Cedric The Entertainer‘s show, Soul Man, will live to see a third season.
The new season of the comedy series will premiere in the spring of 2014 with just eight episodes.
“We’re so proud to have this show in our portfolio of sitcoms,” said Jones. “Fans of The Soul Man are the drivers behind the success of the series. Because of their passion, we are able to continuously bring new viewers to the channel.”
For the past two seasons, The Soul Man averaged 3.7 rating among African American women 25-54 and a 3.0 rating with African-American Adults 25-54, according to Nielsen.
The stars came out to support Director Antoine Fuqua at the premiere of the highly anticipated film Brooklyn’s Finest. Wendy Williams, Richard Gere, Don Cheadle, Wesley Snipes, Cedric The Entertainer, Star Jones Esq., and Ethan Hawke were all in attendance. View more pictures, courtesy of Larry Busacca/Getty Images, below.