03/04/2009 at 09:00 AM EST
co-host Sherri Shepherd is leaning on her own life for a new comedy series being developed for Lifetime.
The show, to star Shepherd, centers around a wife who accepts her spouse's wandering ways – and lets his mistress and illegitimate child move into her household, according to the Hollywood Reporter
Besides The View
, Shepherd, 41, also appeared as brother Robert's police-force partner on CBS's Everybody Loves Raymond
and, more recently, has had recurring roles on NBC's 30 Rock
and ABC's Less Than Perfect
– Stephen M. Silverman