Alabama Native, Comedian Roy Wood Jr. Shooting New Sitcom in Birmingham

Comedian Roy Wood Jr., a Birmingham native, announced Friday that he is shooting a new sitcom in his home city beginning in May.

The new sitcom is called "Jefferson County: Probation" in which Wood will play a parole officer.

The sitcom will air on Comedy Central.

Currently, Roy Wood Jr. is a part of the cast for Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.

Read more on AL.com.

Tweet from Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin making the announcement with Roy Wood Jr. at City Hall Friday:

 
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