Newlywed Niecy Nash will join comedian and actor Cedric the Entertainer on TV Land. According to Deadline,
“Niecy Nash will star in a “Hot in Cleveland” spinoff! She will play Cedric the Entertainer’s wife. The new show will follow the couple as they move from St. Louis to lead a new church. Can the church say “Amen!”
Written by Hot In Cleveland creator Suzanne Martin, the spinoff follows Cedric’s character Reverend Boyce as he moves to St. Louis and has to balance his wild past with the expectations of his congregation and his family. Reno 911! alumna Nash, repped by WME and Principato-Young, will play his wife. Martin and Cedric wrote the pilot and are executive producing with Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner. ”
Production is slated to begin on Dec. 2.