Former 'SNL' star to help develop web series for shingle

Endemol USA’s digital efforts will now include “Saturday Night Live” alum Cheri Oteri. The comedian inked a development deal with the shingle that calls for a Web-based comedy series. It will parody reality TV, with Oteri toplining the project.

She will also write and co-exec produce with Endemol USA.

“We are uniquely positioned to support creative and commercial opportunities for programming that originates in the new media space,” said John P. Roberts, senior VP of digital media and commercial affairs. “Second-screen audiences will have the opportunity to embrace her signature comedic talent.”

Oteri has appeared in pics including “Liar Liar” and “Scary Movie.” Recently, she appeared on NBC series “The New Normal.”

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