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Ben Silverman is back in business with NBC.

The former co-chairman of NBC Entertainment and Universal Media Studios has sold Party People, an ensemble comedy script, to his old network home, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Described as a modern-day Taxi, Party People revolves around entertainers who perform at children's parties. Silverman will executive-produce with his production house Electus, alongside David Bickel (King of Queens), who will also write the show.

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marks the second comedy on Silverman's development slate: Earlier this week, he teamed up with Modern Family's Sofia Vergara to adapt the Spanish series Aquí no hay quien viva (I Hate This Place) for ABC.Silverman left NBC last year after two-plus years to form Electus, but he retains an executive producer credit on The Office and The Biggest Loser.