04/04/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Sherri Shepherd To Star In Lifetime Comedy Pilot

Sherri Shepherd may be pulling double duty.

Lifetime has ordered a pilot for an untitled multicamera comedy to star the comedian and "The View" co-host.

The project, loosely based on Shepherd's experiences, was originally developed for the CW during the 2007-08 development season. Dave Flebotte penned the script about a woman who contends with her husband's infidelity and his illegitimate child when she allows the child and mother to move in with them.

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