By Karen Valby
Updated October 05, 2010 at 01:27 PM EDT

According to Deadline, Ben Silverman will stake his return to network television on a comedy based on the popular single-camera Spanish comedy Aquí no hay quien viva (“I Hate This Place”) that ran from 2003 to 2006. ABC is said to be close to picking up the series, set in an apartment building managed by an old-school father and his more-modern son. Silverman will executive produce with Modern Family‘s Sofia Vergara.

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