Los Angeles: Mexican actress Salma Hayek, executive producer of the 2006-10 ABC hit "Ugly Betty", is developing a new show for the network, a website reported.The team behind "Bastards" also includes Silvio Horta, the creator of "Ugly Betty".

The plot of the new program centers on the revelation that the patriarch of a Cuban-American family fathered a child by the maid 25 years earlier.

His wife reacts by trying to protect her children's inheritance and seeking to keep knowledge of her husband's indiscretion a family secret.

"Ugly Betty", an adaptation of a Colombian telenovela, garnered two Golden Globes, an Emmy and other honors during its four years on the air.

(Agencies)

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