TV Land Developing Hot in Cleveland Spinoff Starring Cedric the Entertainer

TV Land is expanding its Hot in Cleveland franchise via a spinoff starring Cedric the Entertainer.

The cable net confirmed on Monday that it is developing the potential series, which would find the actor-comedian playing a minister. The character will be introduced to viewers during Cleveland‘s upcoming summer run.

Cleveland creator Suzanne Martin is shepherding the project. “Cedric is hilarious and I’m so happy to do this show with him,” says Martin. “We are going to have a lot of fun developing and exploring his role as a minister.”