The Lifetime Network has informed us that the network has ordered 12 episodes of a new comedy starring Sherri Shepherd of The View.
The new show titled Sherri, in which Shepherd's character will juggle being a single mom, paralegal and actress, will mark the first self-owned comedy to air on the network. A premiere date has not been set as production will take place in New York. Supporting cast for Sherri includes Tammy Townsend, Kali Rocha, Elizabeth Regan and Kate Reinders.
Meanwhile Shepherd will continue her work on The View and Shepherd has also been recurring on NBC's 30 Rock as the wife of Tracy Morgan's character.