We didn’t see this one coming…Comedian D.L. Hughley has just signed a deal to star in a new, semi-autobiographical sitcom for the Fox network in which he plays a straight-talking comedian with a queer daughter.Deadline reports that Hughley, best known for his role on the ABC sitcom The Hughleys which ran from 1998-2000, will co-produce, co-write, and star in the as-of-yet untitled show, which he co-created with The Last O.G.

showrunner Owen Smith.“DL is one of those rarities to me in that he really can do it all, but even more than that, what I find really special about him is that he doesn’t pull any punches,” CBS Studios president Sheila Ducksworth said in a statement. “He says it exactly how he means it, and he is consistent across the board in expressing his point of view — and he definitely has one.”Related: More vile homophobic tweets from D.L.