Silverman would also star in the show if it was picked up to pilot, The Hollywood Reporter says.
The project, which is in the very early stages of development, is also being penned by Jon Schroeder and Dan Sterling.
The pair previously worked with Silverman on her Comedy Central show The Sarah Silverman Program and are currently collaborating on the Fox animation Bob's Burgers.
Silverman's new project is not yet attached to a network.
The comedian recently had a guest role in The Good Wife and has also starred in movies such as The School of Rock, School For Scoundrels and There's Something About Mary.
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