Carrington’s Sitcom Picked Up by ABC

Stand-up comedian Rodney Carrington’s sitcom, Rodney, will air on ABC’s fall schedule. The show focuses on a family man from Tulsa, Okla., who quits his job to pursue a career as a comedian. Eddie Montgomery of Montgomery Gentry appeared in the pilot as a bartender, but it has not been announced whether he’ll be a regular on the show. Carrington is signed to Capitol Nashville and released a Greatest Hits CD in February.