RODNEY RETURNS FROM HIS FIRST STANDUP TOUR AND GETS A
AN UNEXPECTED HOMECOMING, ON ABC�S �RODNEY�
�Welcome Ho� -- Rodney returns home after his first standup comedy tour to find that a lot has changed. His wife�s got new friends who are hanging around the house much more than he�d like, his boys have gotten taller and started liking girls and, somehow, he�s acquired a new fountain in the backyard, on �Rodney,� TUESDAY, JANUARY 17 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
�Rodney� stars Rodney Carrington as Rodney Hamilton, Jennifer Aspen as Trina Hamilton, Amy Pietz as Charlie, Nick Searcy as Barry, Oliver Davis as Jack Hamilton and Matthew Josten as Bo Hamilton.
Guest starring are Jon Reep as Gerald Bob, Ben Bowden as Ed, Kit Pongetti as Arlene and Billy Welch as Dudley.
�Welcome Ho� was written by Phil Baker and Drew Vaupen and directed by Gil Junger.
�Rodney� is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC�s selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish subtitles via secondary closed captioning.
A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to airdate.