Niecy Nash and Cedric the Entertainer star in one of the few new TV sitcoms featuring a majority Black cast, â€œThe Soul Man.â€
â€œThere were quite a few shows some years ago. Then there was a void, and now with Tyler Perry and all the wonderful work theyâ€™re doing at BET â€” and now TV Land â€” weâ€™re making a comeback, and Iâ€™m happy to be a part of it,â€ Niecy told S2S. She’s particularly excited about one aspect of Black life that will be portrayed on her series.
â€œYou will see Black love on camera,â€ said Niecy, who has been married to Jay Tucker for a little more than a year. â€œI am happy to show Black love on television. A lot of what we see right now is so harsh, especially in the realm of reality shows. So, Iâ€™m happy that in my real life, I can give people a snapshot of it, and Iâ€™m happy that this wife Iâ€™m playing with Cedricâ€¦we really do try to portray a couple that loves each other, and I think that itâ€™s good for our kids to see.â€