Sherri Shepherd’s Painful Past Inspires Sitcom


"The View" co-host Sherri Shepherd is taking a painful page from her life and turning it into something to laugh about.

Lifetime has ordered a pilot for an as-yet-untitled comedy loosely based on Sherri's own relationship experiences, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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In the pilot, which was first developed for The CW, Sherri will play a woman dealing with a wandering husband who lets her husband's mistress and child move in with them.

Besides her co-hosting duties on "The View," Sherri has acted on "Everybody Loves Raymond," "Less Than Perfect" and NBC's "30 Rock."

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