ABC is developing a sitcom starring a Mexican-American singer-songwriter who has sold more than 20 million albums worldwide, Deadline.com reports.
Called "Jenni," the comedy stars Jenni Rivera as a single, middle-class Latina woman who is raising a family while also running a family business, the story says.
The show comes from Broadway producer Robert L. Boyett, who is returning to television after producing some of the top comedies in the 1980s and 1990s, the piece reports. Robert Horn of "Designing Women" is also behind the project, with Boyett and Horn writing.
Boyett was a principal in Miller/Boyett Productions, which was behind shows such as "Bosom Buddies" and "Full House,’ the piece notes.