RODNEY PLANS A BACK YARD FUNERAL FOR HIS ESTRANGED
GREAT AUNT, ON ABC�S �RODNEY�
�A Tisket, A Casket� � Rodney�s flaky father, Dale, refuses to help him pay for his estranged and not-well-liked great Aunt Ruth�s funeral. But when Dale shows up at Ruth�s backyard eulogy, Rodney uses it as an opportunity for his boys to get to know his father, on �Rodney,� TUESDAY, JANUARY 24 (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 Geoff Pierson as Dale, Patricia Belcher as Rennette, Stephen Rockwell as Henry, Jim Lau as Lou Lu, Reva Rose as Ethel, Bryna Weiss as Beverly and Barry Livingston as Pastor Mike. Other guest cast TBD.
�A Tisket, A Casket� was written by Maisha Clossen and directed by Shelley Jensen.
�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.
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