Malinda Williams

BET has ordered a comedy pilot starring Soul Food alum Malinda Williams, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Let's Stay Together, a relationship comedy described as an updated Mad About You, revolves around a newly engaged pediatrician (Williams) and contractor (Bert Belasco) who try to blend their successful, independent lives into a traditional marriage.

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The pilot, written by Jacque Edmonds Cofer (Martin), will also star Joyful Drake, RonReaco Lee and Erica Hubbard.

The network is also expected to announce during its upfront this month that The Game will return with original episodes.

Williams, 34, is best known for her role as Tracy "Bird" Van Adams on Showtime's Soul Food.