David Mann, Tamela Mann and company are bringing a brand new assortment of hysterical family situations and laughs to television this spring when the second season of their hit comedy series Mann & Wife world premieres Tuesday, April 5 at 9:00 p.m. ET, 8:00 p.m. CT on Bounce TV, with new episodes debuting Tuesday nights in that time slot for 10 weeks.
The real-life husband and wife team star and serve as executive producers of Mann & Wife. The half-hour situation comedy follows their characters — newlywed, second-chance sweethearts Daniel and Toni Mann — as they laugh and love their way through the ups and downs of life as a blended family, each with two children from previous marriages.
In addition to the show’s popular stars, also returning for season two is Vivica A. Fox as Daniel’s first wife, Tony Rock as Daniel’s partner on the police force and JoMarie Payton as Lorraine, Daniel’s overbearing mother. The Mann kids are played by Steven Walsh (Daniel, Jr.), Amir O’Neil (Darren), Lauren Kennedy Hardy (Terri) and Jadah Marie (Tosha). John Marshall Jones joins the cast as Daniel’s new Lieutenant.
Guest stars this season include Clifton Powell, Kim Coles, Rolanda Watts, Cocoa Brown, Eric Roberts, Michael Lewis Montgomery II, Elise Neal and Jonathan Slocoumb.
Mann & Wife co-creator Roger Bobb (The Rickey Smiley Show, House of Payne) serves as executive producer and director of the series.
The first season of Mann & Wife was a smash success, setting network records for viewership. Bounce TV is the only emerging broadcast network producing original scripted series, which in addition to Mann & Wife includes the current mega-hit drama Saints & Sinners and the popular comedies In The Cut and Family Time.
Bounce TV is the fastest-growing African-American (AA) network on television and airs on the broadcast signals of local television stations and corresponding cable carriage. The network features a programming mix of original and off-network series, theatrical motion pictures, specials, live sports and more. Bounce TV has grown to be available in more than 93.5 million homes across the United States and 93% of all African American television homes, including all of the top AA television markets. Among the founders of Bounce TV are iconic American figures Martin Luther King, III and Ambassador Andrew Young.