Marlon Wayans is bringing the laughs with a new sitcom loosely based on his life. 

Marlon, which sees Wayans teaming up once again with Essence Atkins, follows a father committed to raising two kids with his ex-wife. Atkins plays the ex, marking a reteaming of Wayans and Atkins who both starred in A Haunted House. Atkins also played a love interest on The Wayans Bros., which Marlon starred in with his brother Shawn.

In the exclusive clip, the cast takes viewers behind-the-scenes of the upcoming comedy, which also stars Bresha Webb and Diallo Riddle. 

Fans will see Marlon’s character adjusting to his divorce, examining the dynamic of the relationship, and introducing supporting characters who will remind you of your own friends. 

Marlon premieres Wednesday, August 16 with two back-to-back episodes at 9p.m. on NBC.